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English Heritage | Roman Amphitheatre, Chester CH1 2BN, England
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The plus point is that it was free and therefore okay to wander round for five minutes. Disappointing how much is a replica, could understand a genuine ruin but why have a replica of a ruin?

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat with my daughter explaining what this historic landmark is all about, shame there was no staff to bring this to life.... Each part of the area had a small plague that explained how the area was used back in the day. Great for the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped nearby on bus tour and spent time touring city walls and sites. This site is jsut off the side of wall, easy, free access. Old Roman ruins here, not much left but worth checking out for short visit. The Roman Gardens and ruins...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Considering the small amount of remaining structures they have done a good job of adding information and a few extras to help understand the site

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst the Amphitheatre in Chester may not compare with some of the European counterparts where more structure remains, it was still the largest Building of this type in Britain and therefore of high importance in Roman times. The remaining structure and information boards bring this...More

Date of experience: July 2019
13  Thank bsandrs
Reviewed July 12, 2019

While a good portion of the amphitheatre seating is made from replaced modern materials, the amphitheatre still looks impressive. I would suggest somehow opening up the other side of the amphitheatre as a reconstructed version of the other half.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank HornsOTS
Reviewed July 12, 2019

this amphitheatre is right by the roman gardens witch makes it good to visit after I found it a tremendous shame that there was a car park covering up some of it at the time I visited there was a school trip group there but...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank mike6668
Reviewed July 10, 2019 via mobile

The largest remains in Britain is quite a spectacular sight! Some 8000 people would have been seated watching a Roman play or something more gory like an execution. Great place to have a battle enactment. Free entry and a must see for anybody interested in...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jeremy h
Reviewed July 3, 2019

Probably is more interesting for those who did not visited other amphitheaters in Italy, Greece, etc. However, it worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ludortravel
Reviewed June 23, 2019

You will either love it or hate it but this Amphitheatre is significantly important to our History and should not be lost. No it is not a full arena but you will be able to see the remains of what has been preserved, perhaps not...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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