|Nīmes has been founded in 25 before J.C by the roman
emperor Auguste. The name of the city was "Nemausus"
Its nickname was "little Rome" because there was 7 hills too.
The name of Nīmes is famous all around the world owing to
a man who made pants with a Nīmes' canvas.
His name was Levi Strauss.
Still today, the real LEVI'S is mark "denim".
Alphonse DAUDET a well known writer and the couturier
CACHAREL was born in Nīmes.
A few miles from Nīmes there is a famous mineral
spring water :