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Theatre romain d'Autun

2 rue de la Maladiere, 71400, Autun, France
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Not much to be seen.

There is not much left of the theatre, apart from a few rows of seats. It overlooks what seems to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
OzGronk
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Brisbane, Australia
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The Gauls win

To Friends here for the evenings entertainment. Brilliant can't believe the energy and commitment... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Vic B
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2 rue de la Maladiere, 71400, Autun, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There is not much left of the theatre, apart from a few rows of seats. It overlooks what seems to have been a roman arena, but it's shape is wrong and is now a rugby field. The walk to it from town is pleasant enough,...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

To Friends here for the evenings entertainment. Brilliant can't believe the energy and commitment these enthusiastic amateur thespians have. A good night and money well spent.

Thank Vic B
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Even though the Romans built this over a 1000 years ago it still remains in use today as a sometime venue for outdoor events. It is a good example of a Roman theater.

Thank snowmassbadger
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Once the largest ampitheatre in the whole of Gaul, this is a lovely place to stop by and see the view of the lake. It has been left to nature in some ways with grass growing etc, but still is well-maintained, and concerts are held...More

Thank tjh2
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This is a Roman amphitheatre that has been left to its own devices. It is interesting to imagine what it would have been like in roman times Worth going if you are already in Autin

Thank lesley h
Reviewed 14 October 2016

There is so much history here... ... and it's a perfect place for a picnic. Autun stills breathes so much of it's Roman heritage and you can sit in a remarkable amphitheater.

Thank Phillip A
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Not easy to find but worth the effort. It is a large amphitheatre and in a relatively good state of presevation, clearly used for outdoor events. No admission fee and accessible.

Thank inspiredron
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We walked to this amphitheater, it's an amphitheater, and if you go expecting much else I think you will be disappointed. However we enjoyed our walk round, the kids asked questions - I don't think they believed the answer... But we had a pleasant hour...More

Thank lightning_bug2005
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Such a historical amphitheater, a nice place to see for a 30 minute stop in Autun. Open scenery with a view of the lake.

Thank CharlesA
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The old Roman ruins are a major attraction in Autun & the amphitheatre is the best. Surprisingly, very accessible -- & check out the caverns at either end for participants/animals to enter.

Thank AliceMoerk
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