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RUINS & GARDENS GOOD COMBINATION

Gallo-Roman ruins in the form of housing, terraces, theatre, temple and arcade and portico, make up... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
KTGP
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Adelaide, Australia
A Look at the Roman Garden of Cybele, Vienne

When we were on a walking tour through the intriguing town of Vienne, our guide took us to the... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2017
VWriter
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Los Gatos, California
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

Gallo-Roman ruins in the form of housing, terraces, theatre, temple and arcade and portico, make up the Jardin de Cybele which was a hospital before excavations began. Gardens are named for the mother goddess Cybele, after excavations in 1938 found a fragment of bas-relief dedicated...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2018

The Roman remains are impressive and has been incorporated into a lovely park for people to relax, talk, play and picnic. Take the time to experience this juxtaposition

Thank Peter R
Reviewed June 12, 2018

You can certainly see the grandeur that was Roman Vienne but that's it. One massive wall with no explanation, few foundations and footings, untidy garden and litter.

Thank NAllinson
Reviewed January 7, 2018

On our walk down from the hill we came across this garden with Roman remains - open to the public for a walk.

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Reviewed December 12, 2017

When we were on a walking tour through the intriguing town of Vienne, our guide took us to the Garden, which is really the remains of a Roman forum and civic center. Vienne was a Gallic-Roman city on the Rhone and it's now an archaeological...More

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Reviewed November 18, 2017

There are these amazing ancient Roman ruins right in the midst of Vienne with a lovely green space surrounding the ruins. It's quite a sight and so peaceful. It's wonderful that the ruins have been preserved and left alone for one's imagination.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Battered but beautiful Romans ruins right in the city! Amazing how these old structures have survived so long, a tribute to the master builders of Rome

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Reviewed May 10, 2016

The ruins themselves are wonderfully presented but I most appreciated how they were integrated into the modern city. Flawless.

Thank Gary C
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