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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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  • Average11%
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“roman ruins” (118 reviews)
“roman times” (24 reviews)
“fourviere hill” (28 reviews)
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6 rue de l Antiquaille, 69005, Lyon, France
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+33 4 72 38 49 30
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Yet another of the gems of Lyon In Roman times this place could hold upto 20,000 you would not imagine it but the Romans did have a very ingenious streak. A piece of ancient history in this great city. However it is always worth bearing...More

Thank daymoLiverpool
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Although the way up, it is worth to go! A place like this very constructive and well conserved ! We were there for the "fete des lumieres" and the transformations from day to night was great!!

Thank Devoyage
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A short walk from the bus stop on the city tour these remains are impressive in their size . It wasn’t so busy the day we visited as the weather was very cold . Little by way of tourist facilities nearby !

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved it, it is better to visit it in a sunny day, so you can stand a while there. when you visit The Fourvier Cathedral, You can visit the ruins too.

Thank Bogdan I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The acoustic of this amphitheatre is amazing. You wonder how someone, 2000 years ago, could think of building such a wonderful structure.

Thank fromstockholm1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great spot to wander around and enjoy the ruins. Steep walk up worth it. Again the view back over Lyon is lovely from up here. Also a nice spot to just sit and enjoy the setting.

Thank Austimum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On your way to Basilique Notre Dane de Fourvière, very nice well preserved Roman theatre. Definitely to see

Thank drkyleb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surprising ruins on the Lyon landscape on Fourviere hill. These include an impressive anfitheatre. These historical remains go back to the Roman era.

Thank MiguelFerro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So interesting to see the number of Roman ruins throughout France and interesting to find the amphitheater ruins in Lyon. We have seen a lot of medieval structures in France but to see Roman ruins is a real plus.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ruins are interesting but typical of Roman theatres. Th setting is great, though, with Lyon stretching out below. The associated museum is quite good, providing a good understanding of the historical development and importance of Lyon. rthiwhiel

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