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Address: South East corner of town next to Arena, 13200, Arles, France
Phone Number: 04-90-96-93-30
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Arles, Les Baux and Saint Remy de Provence from Marseille

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See it in the off-season!

A very peaceful, scenic place, at least it was in December 2012! You can buy a combination ticket for this Theatre and the Amphitheatre for 6.5 euros and they are right beside... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Douglas H
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Vancouver, Canada
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On our Viking walking tour we visited the Roman theater after having visited the amphatheatre. It's a beautiful example of Roman architecture.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very peaceful, scenic place, at least it was in December 2012! You can buy a combination ticket for this Theatre and the Amphitheatre for 6.5 euros and they are right beside each other. There were I think 5 other people when I was there, so it didn't feel busy or cramped at all. And you can touch everything and... More 

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Thank Douglas H
Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This antique theatre was built in BC before the Arenas Amphitheater. They have a video with english subtitles that you can see outside. This is also used for many current events. It is wild to see the juxtaposition between the antique and the modern. Very much worth seeing. You can buy a ticket for 2 museums and 4 monuments at... More 

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Thank Sandra R
Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it really surprised me, but it was a pitty the fact that it was closed, do to a concert in that eve. Although, I found it really interesting.

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Thank TiagoPinho
england
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As it is so close to other sites in Arles, you couldn't miss this out. It's such a shame that it hasn't been preserved better. Very interesting, but little info available. You can just walk past and view from the outside, but you get a much better perspective from going in.

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Sudbury, MA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dating back to ancient Rome, the theatre is in great condition and still actively being used for performances. Walking around you get a good sense of what it must have felt like centuries ago. You can easily see everything there is to see in a half hour. No gift shop or concessions. Downside: Like all attractions in Arles, the theater... More 

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Thank mix579
Kobe, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Well conserved, it is ideal for a concert or plays. You can walk around and enjoy being literally in a time travel, or just sit and enjoy the multiple shows, including gladiators, they do here. Really a must see.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This is quite an old theatre, dating to the Roman times. It was built during the reign of the first Roman Emperor Augustus who ruled roughly from about 27 BC to AD14. It is a theatre in ruins but still maintains its beauty and charm. We spent some time here looking around and it would be worth visiting by anyone.... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

If you're seen Orange first, you'll probably be disappointing, but there is a nice atmosphere in this theater, where you can walk among fragments of columns, seats, and statues awaiting to be returned to the monument. Could use more information on site.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

These Roman ruins are so wonderful. I really enjoyed taking photos of the ancient Corinthian columns and wondering how they even erected them.

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