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Amphitheatre de Saintes, Saintes

Categories: Ruins, Tourist Spots
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  • The amphitheater is located away from the center of the city, in a very nice site. It can be reached by car since there is place for parking or also on foot if you have more time. The amphitheatre had a capacity of around of 18000 people and has elliptical shape with dimensions of 126 102 m, preserved some remains and sand. There are several parts that are covered by vegetation. Visiting hours is from 12 to 18 hours and entry has a value of €3.
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  • Of course, this isn't the Coliseum... but in this charming town of Saintes (former capital of aquitaine Gaul), it is striking, interesting, moving to see this amphitheatre for 20,000 spectators.
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  • as you could just look in from outside, why go in? To walk around. To imagine yourself inside about to be forced to fight. The place is big and to fill the place the local population must have been hu...  read more »
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