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Address: South East corner of town (next to Arena), Arles, France
Phone Number: 04-90-96-93-30
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Visited using the multi ticket (11 euros for 4 monuments & a museum- good value) The theatre is in pretty good nick & as with the Amphitheatre you can easily fill in the gaps... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Hull, East Yorks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Visited using the multi ticket (11 euros for 4 monuments & a museum- good value) The theatre is in pretty good nick & as with the Amphitheatre you can easily fill in the gaps mentally & imagine the rest. Quite nice to sit here in the sun for a quick breather between sites although old Arles is very compact &... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The seating of the theatre (real or replaced) is still used which must make it a lovely place for performances. A must see site for those who love things Roman - but not likely to excite kids. A guide book (3 Euro) is necessary to bring it to life. Only a few minutes from the amphitheatre. A discount ticket is... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The site and the Roman architecture make it a must and a great place to be. Why is it, however, so difficult to reach the seats, visit the site....A minimum of maintenance would help. Another Arles mismanaged site.

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Leicester UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Very well preserved Roman theatre in the centre of Arles - a very good example and still used for all sorts of performances today.

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A must to visit when in Arles. You can buy a combined ticket for this and other attractions in the town. Great for the amateur historian, gives an insight into how the Romans lived.

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Berkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We really enjoyed our visit here very evocative of Roman times. Lovely setting close to arena. Plenty of places to sit and enjoy the atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We visited as part of a multi site pass that we purchased at the information office.was amazing to see it so intact . Can be seen from outside perimeter fence but was good to walk around the site.

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Small ruin area costing 8 euros per person to visit. Not worth such a high cost (simply because it is a UNESCO) site. You can pretty much see and take picture from the outside (there are grills on the perimeter which gives you a good view. Unless you feel the need to go in and touch the stones or take... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This antique Roman theatre is like being at the Collosseum in Rome. Awesome size and atosphere, apparently they still have bullfights here in Summer but unfortunately not when we visited. A must see, right smack bang in the middle of the town!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

One of my favorite things in Arles and loved that it is still being used regularly. Sat and read for a while on the steps since it was a beautiful day. Just steps from teh amphitheatre, which makes it easy to see both in one day. And, a few cute shop across the street which has local linens and products.

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