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Roman ruins

Address: Fourviere hill, Lyon, France
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Ranked #12 of 78 Attractions in Lyon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Sights & Landmarks

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istanbul
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62 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Near roman theater a lot of historical ruins lying on a wide space-that is roman ruins. You don't have to pay admittance fee. Despite fog I spend more than half hour there, but it was not enough to see everywhere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I was exhausted from a day of adventures but enjoyed coming to the Roman Theater and trying to imagine what it would of been like back in the days. It reminded me of Turkey and going there as a child.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

waling distance from the Basilica it was better than many Roman ruins that are found in Italy. The only thing that would have made it better would have been more informational signage as we used the travel books for most of the information regarding the period and history.

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bunbury
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Just loved the quietness of the ruins, gave us time to sit and ponder what would have been in years gone by. so well preserved. I loved it that the students from nearby sat to have their lunch on the grass amongst the ruins, Go find it you will love it.

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Woking, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

well placed on a hill with beautiful views of the city. both the amphitheater and the road above it are preserved in a good condition. it's well worth a visit together with the neighboring museum.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Did not expect this but ran up as we were walking around.They were setting up for a concert when we were there.Free to walk thru and in fair shape for ruins

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Just driving by and the gate was open. Free admission. Pretty good amphitheater. Quiet and peaceful.

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Ambilly, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

one of the largest roman theatre in europe, very well kept up, free entrance, nice place for a break after long walk. 10 minutes if you dont like it, an hour if you just want to seat and look!

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B'more
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Perched on a bluff above Lyon, with panoramic views of pretty much the entire city, these amphitheaters provide a wonderful, restful place to admire the present and imagine the past. I and my mother, both AARP-eligible, managed the walk uphill without difficulty and with considerable enjoyment: only the most luxury-minded need take the funicular. Anyone with an interest in history... More 

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White Rock, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We went out for a walk and came across the Roman Ruins. The site was large and open and there were a group of art students doing an open air drawing session which added to the charm. We wondered the site for over an hour. White the amphitheatre was well preserved it was also easy to visualize the city that... More 

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