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Address: Rue Balze, Arles, France
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Kind of interesting to visit

Visit if you have a bit of extra time, it won't take long. Avoid if afraid of dark enclosed spaces. Gives a view of the underground basis of the old Roman forum.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Lyle N
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visit if you have a bit of extra time, it won't take long. Avoid if afraid of dark enclosed spaces. Gives a view of the underground basis of the old Roman forum.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Entered via a staircase in the corner of the Town Hall, these underground chambers and passageways provide a unique view of Roman Arles, part of the town forum. True there is not much to see and no information panels, but just use your imagination and appreciate the skill of Roman builders.

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

A fun exploration beneath the city showing the historic areas used centuries ago. Easy to access and not expensive. A fun underground detour.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We went there just because we've bought a Arles pass, and can visit it for no extra cost. Maybe I don't have any expectation for this place, the result comes out are pleasantly surprised. The lighting for this underground arcade is very dark, and with no sound. You can speak to hear the echo. The overall feeling for visiting this... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Of all the sights that you do not need to spend time or money on, this one heads the list. When you first descend into the crypt you think “this could be interesting”. If all you want to see are large columns in a dark dungeon area, then you will be excited. This would make a great Halloween haunt, but... More 

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Detroit
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Kind of creepy, but peaceful. Beautiful stonework. Wear sturdy shoes to navigate the walkway. A bit off the beaten path, and you'll miss the entrance if you blink.

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Zele, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Yes, it's surprising to see the "underground history" of this city, but... once you go through the first 'street', you've seen it all. But: you have to do this!!!

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

As underground structures go, this is not much of a site. It is rather damp and dark, not enough lighting. The literature is not adequate. It cost only 3.5 euro though.

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4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Ok so there is not much here and it doesn't contain any tourist information, from what I could see. But on a hot sunny day, it's just the treat. It was lovely to walk in the cold underground caves and to have a look around. Buy the Liberte pass to make it more worthwhile. It can be picked up from... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This was another location on our multi-site ticket and what a surprise it was. The tunnels seemed to go on forever and there was plenty to see,

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