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Theatres Romains de Fourviere

6 rue de l Antiquaille, 69005, Lyon, France
+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 two amphitheaters are over 2,000 years old.
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“roman ruins” (119 reviews)
“roman times” (25 reviews)
“fourviere hill” (28 reviews)
6 rue de l Antiquaille, 69005, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 38 49 30
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This area was open so you can walk in and all over them which was interesting. They are the remains of an old Roman amphitheatre. They could maybe have more information explaining what everything is.

Thank B T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This site gives one a real insight into the amazing capabilities of the Romans, their design and architecture are fabulous to find so much still standing after all this time

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ll start by prefacing I’ve not seen Roman ruins outside of Rome but found them quite interesting. It’s about 300m away from the Cathedral which is worth a visit so would suggest doing both at once. I didn’t go into the museum as it was...More

Thank Jezzman30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Truly amazing these theatres are so well-preserved - built 15th century BC and interesting to compare them with those near Taormina, Sicily or Nimes. Unfortunately we did not have the opportunity to visit the Gallo-Roman Museum of Civilization which was highly recommended to us. This...More

Thank CanadaBarb2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite of the decayed appearance of the theater, surprisingly, its architecture is not very different from modern ones. People who enjoyed plays in the period of thousands of years ago may not be different from us either.

Thank takafumik952
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic Roman remains (which are used to date for concerrts etc.) Magnificent remains of not one but two amphitheatres and lots of ancillary building remains. A truly fantastic Roman site, and I have visited many British Roman sites and Rome itself! The semi-circular "floor"/"stage" of...More

Thank ejfraser
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly there’s not much to see here. I wouldn’t recommend that you go out of your way to see this🤡. However it is near the church so passing by is easy.

Thank Moconacire
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Yet another of the gems of Lyon In Roman times this place could hold upto 20,000 you would not imagine it but the Romans did have a very ingenious streak. A piece of ancient history in this great city. However it is always worth bearing...More

Thank daymoLiverpool
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Although the way up, it is worth to go! A place like this very constructive and well conserved ! We were there for the "fete des lumieres" and the transformations from day to night was great!!

Thank Devoyage
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

A short walk from the bus stop on the city tour these remains are impressive in their size . It wasn’t so busy the day we visited as the weather was very cold . Little by way of tourist facilities nearby !

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