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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Theatre Antique by using our Arles vacation planner.
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  • The antique theatre is a true wonder. On the other hand must do on tour. There are every day apparently. Imagine how was this theatre from antiquity through the explanations of the guide is really exciting!
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  • These ruins are fantastic! You can feel the ambience, and walk around them is a very unique sensation. Take a look at the pictures and don't miss it! 
  • After the arenas it is to do. This isn't just a pile of stones collapsed. Just look at the small outdoor film that recreates the building of the ancient Theatre. So we look at the site again but differently! Interesting tour.
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  • Wonderful old Roman theatre.
  • Lovely Roman theatre.
  • The theater has some modern-era renovations. There is a video describing the building in it's heyday. The ruins are in ok shape (not as good as Orange), but you get the idea of what once was. .The stage is used for productions. The Arles card provides for discounted entrance. A good stop to get the visuals down is at the antiquities museum where there is a reconstruction.
  • The ruins are beautiful but have to also pay the entry for a 1 year old baby I think it's just abused
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  • Less well preserved than that Orange has this theater deserves to leave the dreamy visitor to share its quietude. A must see.
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