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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” (108 reviews)
“roman times” (17 reviews)
6 rue de l Antiquaille, 69005, Lyon, France
+33 4 72 38 49 30
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited these ruins on 20.07.2017 and both amphitheatres had stage and lighting set ups for a concert (or similar). Great venue if you were attending the show, but not so great for visitors that only have two days in town and were interested in...More

Thank EatWellEatSafe
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Such a well kept roman amphitheatre which STILL PLAYS LIVE SHOWS! I just wish I had seen one as I can imagine it would have been just awesome! Still great to wander around though!

Thank Alex J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank goodness France looks after it's antiquities. We did not spend enough time here but it was excellent.

Thank Jill J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth stopping by on the way down from Fourviere. Incredibly hot in the summer. They have tango lessons/shows and other events here some nights.

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit to Lyon and we were happy to see such history from the time when it was known as Lugdunum. The ruined theaters were well preserved and obviously still being used for events to this day.

Thank 17KAG
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lyon actually has two, the smaller Odeon and the larger theatre, showing how important it was in Roman times. During the festival which takes place there in June and July entry is free so we were able to explore the ruins although we did not...More

Thank mousefindsout
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This theater is AWESOME! The history related to this site is mind boggling! We went there for a major free event where a Lyon Opera presentation was broadcasted live on 14 huge screens across the region....one of those screens was installed here. We were 5000...More

Thank yorom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing that such an amazing structure has survived since Roman times. A must see...even just to see its survival

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide took us to the amphitheatre and so glad she did. We talked from the street level to the stage level. If you have a problem with steps this will be difficult as there are no hand rails except on the far left...More

Thank TXVicky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Roman ruins and the vastness of the area. Would like to take in the concert of today and experience the acoustical sounds of the venue.

Thank mumbojumboman
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