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Address: Olewiger Strasse/L143, Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: +49-651-978-0888
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Description: The ruins of a huge second-century amphitheater, one of the largest in the...
The ruins of a huge second-century amphitheater, one of the largest in the entire Roman Empire.
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This is another of the 3 euro entry historical sites on the edge of Trier. It is well worth a 30-45 minute visit, especially to understand the Roman ingenuity and how the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Handforth, United Kingdom

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Handforth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This is another of the 3 euro entry historical sites on the edge of Trier. It is well worth a 30-45 minute visit, especially to understand the Roman ingenuity and how the entertainment operated. In that it is probably quite unique.

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Empoli, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

nothing special. you can see a lot better in italy and spain. i think you should not visit it if you don't have time.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Spent 3 hours here, taking my time and looking round. fasinating and one of the best examples of a roman aMPHITHEATER i HAVE SEEN

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A 15 minute walk from the Roman Baths the Amphitheater really impressed me. Walk up the steps to enjoy your first view of the Theater from above rather than walking through from ground level. Nicely perserved. They have just recently opens up the underneath area of the Amphitheater. Seven euros for our family of four so not expensive. You can... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Well worth the walk out of town to visit this Roman Amphitheater, only 3 euro each to get in and the underground part of the arena is amazing.

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Rickmansworth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

A short walk out of the centre of town, the Trier amphitheatre is very similar in style to the one at Pompeii. It has high earthwork sides and a complete floor. You can go into the small rooms around the side of the amphitheatre, one of which is where they store the equipment for mock gladiator fights. The most exciting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Well kept grounds with fun day time performance with actors in Roman garb, sword fighting that the children in the audience really loved. See in progress archeological research and the underground quarters where gladiators readied for battle. Also see the cages where exotic animals were on display and sit on the stone seats where Roman citizens watched the spectacles. Well... More 

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Holsbeek, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Gladiator Valerius takes you into the basements of the amphitheater and tells you about daily life of a Glasiator. A long monologue not easy to follow for those who do not speak German language fluently.

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Worth a visit for anyone interested in Roman history. Pretty scenery and activities can be arranged for children.

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is worth the short trek from the city center to check out another well preserved piece of history. It's very peaceful and relaxing in the late afternoon when it's almost empty. Don't miss going underneath the arena to check out the cellar where they stored weapons and other accessories. Kids will love running around and in and out of... More 

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