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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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Up the hill above old town Lyon are the two Roman Theatre remains which have been restored in part to be currently functional. The view from the site overlooking the city is also... read more

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North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Up the hill above old town Lyon are the two Roman Theatre remains which have been restored in part to be currently functional. The view from the site overlooking the city is also good. What we were not told about was the companion museum that is on the street to the right of the entrance going toward the Basilica. We... More 

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Valthe, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderfull to see, very quiet, impressive! Very well preserved history from the Roman times. A must to see!

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Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very good archeological site. Don't miss it if you go to Lyon. Be ready to walk up to the hill and wear sneakers.

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really interesting place to visit, so close to the centre of the town. Really impressive and there is nice view also from the top. The theatre is in a really good condition. It would be interesting to hear something performed there.

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Uppsala, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wonder how much of the original thatres are left. You see a modern day version of them. Fun nevertheless.

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most complete Roman theatres we’ve seen anywhere, and is very impressive. Unusually, there are two theatres – one large, one (the odeon) small – adjacent to each other. At capacity, they could accommodate around 11,000 spectators in total. They’re in remarkably good condition, and we were impressed that work appeared to be underway to repair... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 4 weeks 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks 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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