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Amphitheatre (les Arenes)

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Address: Rond-Point des Arenes | Arènes d Arles, 13200, Arles, France
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+33 4 90 49 36 86
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Centre of town and interesting structure to visit

We stayed in Arles on our way to the south coast on a motorcycle tour. Visited here in the evening, about an hour before closing so was good and quiet. Took about 45 minutes to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Richard W
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I prefer this as an example of a roman amphitheatre to visit than the Colosseum in Rome. There's nobody hassling you, it's easy to walk around, not full of cats and just as spectacular in it's architecture.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in Arles on our way to the south coast on a motorcycle tour. Visited here in the evening, about an hour before closing so was good and quiet. Took about 45 minutes to walk around and look at everything and was well worth the 18 Euros for the two of us (without the guided tour). Stunning structure and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This amazing old place in the centre of Arles is still in use today. Far more impressive than I thought it would

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a very interesting visit nonetheless, specially if you've never seen a roman arena before. But the structures mounted to allow the place to be used for shows and other events take away all the ambiance, as you can see in the pictures. It's worth a visit anyway, but it could be way better,

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

I took a tour in French although my french is less than good and enjoyed it very much. I would suggest to read some history before you visit.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

This is an amazing preserved Roman amphitheater and was quite the surprise for us to find in the South of France. We thoroughly enjoyed exploring this piece of history.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

You will not miss the best preserved Roman amphitheater in Europe. Of course you will compare the Coliseum, but ... arena is "whole", offers a sharper image and on a combat theater of antiquity. Hats off for the way in which it was preserved!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

Amazing amphitheater that has been redone and is used for events currently.climb to the top for some great views of the city.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

Simply put this is one of the finest ancient ampitheatre's in the world. In the heart of the lovely Provence town of Arles, it really is a must see!. Take care with the steps though if you are less mobile there are many if you want to see the best views.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016

We saw a show at Christmas and it was fabulous. The security was very good and it was a brilliant experience. I highly recommend going at Christmas.

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