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Theatres Romains de Fourviere

6 rue de l Antiquaille, 69005, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 38 49 30
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A remnant from the era of dominance of the Roman Empire, the ruins of these two amphitheaters are over 2,000 years old.
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6 rue de l Antiquaille, 69005, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 38 49 30
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Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

One of the better preserved amphitheaters we have seen in Europe although the one in Turkey is better but I think it was reconstructed where this one is original construction and well maintained. Site is open for walking around so you get the feel of...More

Thank Stulev
Reviewed October 10, 2017

just a short stroll down from the Basilica. Free access and well preserved. You can imagine how it might have been like just sitting on the steps . Worth a visit.

Thank kevinocallaghan
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Fairly well preserved and still used for concerts. One of several I have seen ,but this was one of the better ones

Thank steverA8718SU
Reviewed October 6, 2017

Amazing to imagine all the works done there by the Roman, long time ago. Nice place to relax and walk. The maintenance of the site is well done. You can visit the museum.

Thank Dancingqueen5050
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best persevered Amphitheater that we have seen considering that you can just walk all over it . It has very steep steps in places so be careful . It is a short walk from the Basilica Norte Dame and has...More

Thank phillip g
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

We stumbled on these ruins by accident whilst walking up to the cathedral. A beautiful view with a lot of history. They are in very good condition and you can walk through it all. There is also a museum here but I didn't go in...More

Thank ebonyjameskent
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Any time you have a chance to sit in a Roman amphitheater, take it . Well preserved and expansive. Models in the museum show that both theaters were roofed. Amazing feats of engineering!

Thank VirginiaWanderlust
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

After visiting the cathedral it is an easy walk down the hill to view these old Roman ruins. You can opt to pay for entrance or just view them from the hillside. There are a number of viewing platforms. The subway connection is at the...More

Thank peterjr41Mandurah
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

This attraction is in great condition considering the age. Many steep stairs if you have mobility issues. Would be great to have more information around the site. I did not visit the attached museum. Perhaps it was in there. Also, cute stray kittens roaming around.

Thank Travels-of-AJ
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Splendid museum specially built to fit into the site. Really well laid out and with some of the most wonderful mosaics.

Thank Rosalind L
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