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Wonderful ruins to in part walk around. they do still use the amphitheatre for productions. During the light festival it is beautifully lit up. Tis a walk up! Or you can take the feniqular from the base by the edge of the old town
This is a wonderful museum that showcases Lyon's Roman roots. The museum is laid out very logically with clear explanations of all exhibits. But the best part of the visit was the Roman ruins of the amphitheaters themselves. What a wonderful way to spend an...More
We enjoyed walking the ruins of the theater and found it hard to imagine what it was like back when it would seat 10s of thousands of people. If possible plan to visit when there are events in the summer.
Roman ruins .. and a museum on site too
Great site to wander around and discover ..
Music concerts & theatrical events are held here in the summer months ..
Visit in the afternoon before the event .. and listen / watch the preformer's practice...More
Take funicular from the bottom of the hill or after visiting Notre dame Cathédrale, you can walk 5 min to the ruins. Such magnificent site as you walk up to , you will find more steps. At the top you will have unobstructed view of...More
These are some truly amazing ruins of the Roman amphitheaters located atop the hillside overlooking Lyon and the Rhone River. The construction are just a testament to the civil engineering expertise of the Romans. Well worth visiting and exploring these historic ruins.