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Address: Rue Balze, Arles, France
Phone Number: 04-90-49-36-74

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Cemetery walk-through

Kind of creepy, but peaceful. Beautiful stonework. Wear sturdy shoes to navigate the walkway. A bit off the beaten path, and you'll miss the entrance if you blink.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kind of creepy, but peaceful. Beautiful stonework. Wear sturdy shoes to navigate the walkway. A bit off the beaten path, and you'll miss the entrance if you blink.

Thank BacktoRome
Zele, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, it's surprising to see the "underground history" of this city, but... once you go through the first 'street', you've seen it all. But: you have to do this!!!

Thank eddy0209
Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

As underground structures go, this is not much of a site. It is rather damp and dark, not enough lighting. The literature is not adequate. It cost only 3.5 euro though.

Thank HobbitBrandybuck
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Ok so there is not much here and it doesn't contain any tourist information, from what I could see. But on a hot sunny day, it's just the treat. It was lovely to walk in the cold underground caves and to have a look around. Buy the Liberte pass to make it more worthwhile. It can be picked up from... More 

Thank Misscontrast
Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

This was another location on our multi-site ticket and what a surprise it was. The tunnels seemed to go on forever and there was plenty to see,

Thank Nigel S
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

This place is great! Worth checking out. Vast underground tunnels with many interesting twists and turns, and not too busy. Reminds me of home.

Thank LilJuan
Colmar, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

In the great hall of the Hotel de Ville - The Town Hall of Arles, there is the entrance to a very special attraction. The Cryptoportique is the old basement of the Roman Forum. a square of arcades dimly lit, cool and mysterious. To walk around here is to go back a copule of thousand years and fell the wings... More 

Thank ithaca96
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Great place to visit, cool and damp. It should have been a fascinating visit with my 9 year old grandson. Sadly, because there is very little information about this Roman city, we didn't really know what we were looking at. This is a pity. Arles is missing a trick as it is the same problem where ever you go.

Thank lja1Uk
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Beneath the Hotel de Ville, the crypoportiques are Roman streets of Arles. Fascinating and atmospheric, as well as an escape from the heat of the summer for half an hour or so. We visited using a pass giving access to a number of historic buildings and museums in Arles.

Thank Julie H
Sudbury, MA
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Dating back to ancient Rome, it's basically the basement under the old forum. You can easily see everything there is to see in a half hour. After visiting the amphitheater and the theater it felt like a bit of a let down but it offered some nice respite from the midday heat. No gift shop or concessions. Downside: Like all... More 

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