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Roman theatre still in use! Visit it for a night spectacle to best appreciate it

We have visited the Roman theatre several times, both during the day and at night. For us, the... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Gordon W
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Canberra, Australia
Nice for roaming

It is very nice to freely roam in a more than 1500 year old place, climb the stairs and having a... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Baliren80
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Belfort, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place for a picnic lunch, which we bought at the nearby Farmers Market. This amphitheater was constructed in c.70AD and used for dramatic performances. The quiet ambience of the structure during our visit allowed us to imagine and sense the loud applause...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we were here on a beautiful sunny day and the chorus I was with actually sang on the stage while we were here.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sjhood
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

It is nice to look at, but not really something special. But I am sure that a nice concert or theater performance make a special venue out of this place.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

I would have stayed and enjoyed this historic site more if the half-wit staff didn't prize themselves on shouting at my children every 5 minutes. We left after the aggressive behaviour got beyond ridiculous

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank fieldproducer
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We have visited the Roman theatre several times, both during the day and at night. For us, the best time to visit the theatre is at night for spectacles such as 'Jules César' (2015) and 'Augustodunum' (2017). Then, you really feel the connection with its...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Gordon W
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

It is very nice to freely roam in a more than 1500 year old place, climb the stairs and having a nice view over the lake.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Baliren80
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This Roman Theater ruins is just near the lake and is much bigger than I was expecting. You are able to walk completely through and around. No cost, lots of areas to park.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Mackatwo
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Relatively well preserved roman theatre. When we visited in December, there were very few people present, and therefore the parking was completely empty (and free, also the visit).

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank N0nine
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This is an interesting site for a visit of an hour or two and you can see one of the largest amphitheater’s of its time. Some parts of it are well preserved. Adjacent to the site is a very pretty lake with nice walking paths.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank James P
Reviewed 4 November 2017

worth the side and short side trip if you are in autun ...not much info ..but you can feel the history

Date of experience: October 2017
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