Nîmes notes

a picture diary from a Roman town in the south of France

The back of Antoninus Pius


square antoninAt this time of the year the plane trees of the canal leading to the Jardins de la Fontaine are still leafless… But not for long: after the rainy days the change comes quickly!

The statue, saluting the passersby, is of Antoninus Pius, a Roman senator, whose family came from Nemausus.


Author: nimes notes

Picture diaries from Nîmes (and Marseille), South of France

10 thoughts on “The back of Antoninus Pius

  1. is that pond frozen? seems you guys have the same crappy weather as we have

    • Thank you, Sharon! It’s a little difficult to see from this angle, but actually in the middle it’s a canal – which from this point is lead underground!

  2. Welcome to the Daily Photo Blog community!

  3. My goodness, that’s pretty! Welcome to the City Daily Photo community from Scituate, Massachusetts (USA)!

  4. Wonderful fountain.

  5. Thank you Ali! And imagine the view with the greenness of the plane trees… it indeed is pretty!

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