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Theatre Romain (Antique)

7 Rue du Cirque, 38200 Vienne, France
+33 4 74 85 39 23
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VIENNE WALKING TOUR

Vienne is one of the oldest cities in France with many well preserved Roman monuments First a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
GregLasVegas
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Las Vegas
Terrific Roman theater

It should be noted that most of what you'll see is a reconstruction, but it's still worth seeing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
BrianMPowell
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Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
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Roman theater which seats 13,000.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“jazz festival” (16 reviews)
“two nights” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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7 Rue du Cirque, 38200 Vienne, France
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+33 4 74 85 39 23
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Vienne is one of the oldest cities in France with many well preserved Roman monuments First a trolly ride up the hill of Mont Pipet to view the spectacular amphitheater built into the hillside, one of the best preserved in France. At the bottom of...More

Thank GregLasVegas
Reviewed 6 days ago

It should be noted that most of what you'll see is a reconstruction, but it's still worth seeing. The reconstruction is based on the earlier excavations and there are some authentic bits to see. Overall it'll give you the idea of the massive seating built...More

Thank BrianMPowell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Roman Amphitheater in great condition. It is still being used today for concerts. Unusually well preserved and a must see if in the area

Thank Rockdoc7
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We visited Vienne for 3 days specifically in order to attend the Vienne Jazz Festival. The main performances are held in the Roman Theatre which is 2000 years old and today holds about 7000 people (that’s what we were told, anyway). The theatre is amazing,...More

Thank sssteveg
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Amazing that this theater, which seats many thousands, is still in use today. Best view of it is from Pipet, above it. Annual jazz festival is held here. Also cool buildings nearby w paintings of famous folks(moliere, Myles Davis, Didi Brigewater)

Thank onlaydoc
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Again...how do these fantastic Roman structures remain after so many years? This is in very good condition and is still regularly used

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This site is amazing, but requires more an interpretation. An audio guide or signs would go a long way to increasing visitor understanding of the site. This theatre also houses the annual Jazz Festival. If you're lucky, you can hear the groups rehearse and do...More

Thank Nicolette C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Bring a seat . The steps are VERY hard, steep and uncomfortable. If it rains you will need a complete plastic coverall. Very exposed. If it's sunny bring sunscreen. It is very exposed and hot. Sun doesn't lose its heat until well after 9.30. Absolutely...More

Thank rabbitingon
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We went to see Hans Zimmer here and it was brilliant. We were lucky that the rain and hail stones stopped just as the show started and it stayed a lot cooler and manageable for the evening. We went to the help desk the day...More

Thank Snark70
Reviewed 21 June 2017

A well preserved Roman theater that is in use today for jazz concerts. We took a tourist train to the top of the hill.

Thank pvnipper
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sisterdrummer777
3 June 2017|
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Response from Richard J | Reviewed this property |
Excellent question. I recommend that you contact the venue directly and see if the reserve by row or if it is first come, first served. I would call them, 04 74 78 87 87 and ask.
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