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Theatres Romains de Fourviere

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Address: 6 rue de l Antiquaille, 69005, Lyon, France
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+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...

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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This is a great trip to include if you have only a day and you can combine it with your visit to the Basilque Notre-Dame Fourvire. Theatre Romains can be accessed via the Vieux... read more

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great trip to include if you have only a day and you can combine it with your visit to the Basilque Notre-Dame Fourvire. Theatre Romains can be accessed via the Vieux -Lyons metro station that is in the vicinity of St Jean cathedral. If you using public transport buy the Day pass cost euro 5.40 for 24... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Benefitting from the stones here, the Romans built 2 huge theatres. Found by coincidence in the 1940's only, now used for festivals in the summer. Great way to go up by funiculaire.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The fairly extensive remains of the old Roman theatre in Lyon are worth a hike. Would be nice to see a performance there, which does happen (check).

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Attica, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have a marble theatre in mind, it is not the case, but it is a beautiful place for a stroll, a quiet book -readying spot, relaxing lying & you will definitely combine it with a visit in the Gallo-Roman museum.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walk for my Downtown hotel up to the ruins it was magnificent to see although the day we went the museum shop is closed but you could walk around and read the placards absolutely must see

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Artesia, New Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the remains of a Romanesque coliseum of which portions are still in use today. Simply fascinating to climb on these walls which have been in use for hundreds of years.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressive pair of Roman theatres that are still remarkably intact. Well worth a visit, in conjunction with Fourviere.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a wonderful place that you can see the views and ancient theatres. If it's sunny it can be really nice to have lunch there or take a rest.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

With 2 theatres, a smaller and the large one, you feel drawn back to the past. All with a great view over Lyon

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The theatre is still in very good condition. You can just sit here, relax and enjoy the panoramic view of Lyon while learning history. The best thing is it's free. We have visited numerous roman theatres and majority of them are not free.

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