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“Average but worth the visit”
Review of Theatre Antique

Theatre Antique
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$158.08*
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Arles, Les Baux and Saint Remy de Provence from Marseille
Ranked #8 of 74 things to do in Arles
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Reviewed September 6, 2013

As has been said there are better preserved Roman theatres in a number of places. But our visit was worth it for the floor show. They seem to have staff at the theatre making it a cultural outing for kids. We watched a woman putting a class of 10-12 year olds through the roman theatre routine. Grab two girls and dress them up, then two boys ditto but plus masks. Then get them interacting to her script. It was superb.

Thank Jon63
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Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

Breath taking, a must see when in Arles. Pity not everyone takes such reverence from being able to walk around it and reflect on its history... We were dismayed by the number of cigarette butts strewn around the 2000 year old seating. Perhaps people should be banned from entering with a packet of 'ciggies'.
Unless you start early in the day it's unlikely you will do justice to so many sites in one day, so buy the ticket for the two theatres and one museum rather than all the historical venues

Thank Qrops
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Reviewed July 24, 2013

A bit of a shame to hear very loud and, well, unoriginal rock music coming from the beautiful ruins, with an audience that was not too large, sitting patiently through a gig of a band called, was it "Vision"?
It was loud enough to drive me from the neighbouring creperie.

Thank zak r
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

Its the first century BC and you are among 10,000 people chanting for the play to commence......dream On !!!

This theatre was an elegant,three level structure with 27 arches. Start with the video and then armed with images pull up a stone seat and gaze at this structure.
Two corinthean colmns are all that remain of the three story stage wall. the orchestra section is defined by a semi-circular pattern in the stone.
If you lack imagination and dont care to spend on the entry fee... Peek over the fence from rue du Cloitre and almost see everything for free,

2  Thank Eli B
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

This is not a very well preserved Theatre -- especially compared with its counterpart in Orange -- but is is one of the important Roman monuments.

Performances are regularly held and some big names have performed here.

This is worth a quick look .

Thank Roshni2011
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