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Situated in the middle of a roundabout about a 15 minute walk from the Roman theatre, the Triumphal arch is certainly worth a look. The decorative panels are interesting,being... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The triumphal arch is a relatively short walk from the centre of Orange, about 15 - 20 minutes stroll from the Roman theatre, and well worth the exercise for history buffs. This is perhaps the oldest surviving arch of the type well-known from Rome itself: namely those of Septimus Severus and Constantine. The Orange arch was built in honour of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Situated in the middle of a roundabout about a 15 minute walk from the Roman theatre, the Triumphal arch is certainly worth a look. The decorative panels are interesting,being related to naval battles, and having a more modern appearance then others we have seen.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wasn't expecting such a complete Roman arch in France. If you're driving, go for it. Otherwise, I wouldn't bother walking here from the theater.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Orange Arc du Triomphe is a fantastic piece of Roman Architecture. It sports amazing carvings at the top, and beautiful arches throughout. It does not require a long visit, and it is easy to access. It is an excellent photo-op, as well as being a neat piece of architecture.

Thank TimHtrvrllr
Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

2016 September . If you are in Orange , go for a Walk , this City is it worth . The Triumphal Arch is not far away from the City Centre . Just have a Look

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

This arch is better preserved than those in Rome. This one was dedicated to Germanicus, who would have been emperor after Augustus instead of Tiberius, if Livia had not had him poisoned (alledgedly). The sculptures show remarkably little wear considering exposure to the elements for 2000 years.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

If you are walking in Orange, the arc is hard to find. It is located in the middle Of a busy street. But it is well worth the effort. It was carved by local craftsmen after a Roman victory of the Gaulles. It is a much more human scale than the enormous and pretentious arc in Paris. The carvings are... More 

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Roseville, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

The Triumphal Arch, a UNESCO world heritage monument, is an exceptional piece of Roman architecture. With three openings, two levels, several coats of arms and an abundance of decorative figures sculpted into the limestone, it was exciting to walk beneath it. We didn't try to compare it with the Arch in Paris, but it is a worthy ancient sight. Easily... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

If you visit the Roman Theatre it is not too far to the Arch. Although not so impressive as the Theatre it is definitely worth the small detour to enjoy this building too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Considering the age of this edifice it is in amazing, complete condition, though showing signs of wear of course. Worth trekking the 600/ 700 m down to see from the theatre. Very intricate underneath.

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