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Theatres Romains de Fourviere

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Address: 6 rue de l'Antiquaille, 69005 Lyon, France
Phone Number: 04-72-38-49-30
Description: A remnant from the era of dominance of the Roman Empire, the ruins of...
A remnant from the era of dominance of the Roman Empire, the ruins of these two amphitheaters are over 2,000 years old.
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Excellent ! Views from the top of both hills. Very friendly ! Lots of sites written about by others , the bicycle system in Lyon the Vélo'v is excellent and easy to use, once you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

It's worth a look if your into old ruins, otherwise it's missable. It's also used for events so there is a modern stage in the centre of the amphitheatres. Poor signage to museum, you may need to look a bit to find it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

There really I sent a lot to see here. Far more interesting is to go into the museum and see the models of how the stage worked.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent ! Views from the top of both hills. Very friendly ! Lots of sites written about by others , the bicycle system in Lyon the Vélo'v is excellent and easy to use, once you get through understanding the touch screen system. Suggest using the 7 day pass, 30 minute rides which will get you most places, in hops and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Roman Amphitheatre is in great condition and is quite an impressive sight. The most impressive thing however, is that it is still in use and hosts all sorts of productions from stages specially installed. Worth visiting.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Having seen various roman remains this is nothing to call home about But once on for bier hill to see the basilica it is worth the 10 min walk detour. Catch the funicular from the other station to go down

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The Roman amphitheatre has clearly been restored but it well worth a look from the road at the top. You can visit inside though my balance is not good enough to be sure of not falling on those rows and rows of seats going down to the stage. The rea looks to be used for modern shows, judging by the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Well preserved and used today as theatres. Visit the basilica first then walk down. Toilets and water fountain in there too,

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

It's only a short stroll down the hill from the Notre Dame de Fourvière to get to the amphitheatres (suggest Rue R Radisson) and it's free to go in and stroll around. In June/July it is all set up for festival events and we were treated to some orchestral music as a practice session was underway. The issue here for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

After seeing the Basilique Notre-Dame de Fourviere we wandered across to the theatres Romains. Over 2000 years old and still being used! They were setting up for the next show of the Lyons night series that features music, dance, and shows each night in the two outdoor theatres. These shows only seem to run during June and July. Very cool.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Extensive remains with the amphitheatres are still in use for the major summer arts events. Well worth visiting but do take time to visit the museum alongside the remains. Its even better.

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Address: Address: 6 rue de l'Antiquaille, 69005 Lyon, France
Phone Number: 04-72-38-49-30
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Rhone  >  Lyon

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