Theatre Antique, Arles

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One of the first theaters in the Roman colony, Theatre Antique offered tragedy, comedy, mime, and pantomime in Roman or Greek. These plays, performed mostly at festivals honoring the gods, were free for all to attend, though some shows were dedicated solely to men. Make Theatre Antique a centerpiece of your Arles vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Arles road trip tool .
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  • Beautiful remains, which in Roman times had to be grandiose. This isn't an essential visit, but as it appears in the pass, do not deprive yourself, as in the gardens a video well explains the evolution of this site. Shows are given good to revive these stones.
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  • An OK Roman theater, but if you have the time go North about 1 hour to Orange and see the greatest presevred Roman theater.  more »
  • This place is on the way to the amphitheatre. Considering the age, the place is in excellent condition - If you have time, iyou can still experience the quality and the details of this theatre.  more »
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  • Not too much to see. The one in Orange is way more complete and better preserved.
  • The Roman Theater is not very well preserved, but it is nice to see. During our visit, they were preparing some concert in theatre.
  • Nice place to visit , but don't go with your dog they are not allowed.
  • Only a few parts of the old Roman temple still in place. Overall very interesting
  • Your average Roman ruin. I appreciate that they defray the cost by using it as a venue but that means you have to look at the bleachers inside. Nice view of the river tho'.

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