Theatre Antique, Arles

3.3
#5 of 18 in Historic Sites in Arles
One of the first theaters in the Roman colony, Theatre Antique offered tragedy, comedy, mime, and pantomime in Roman or Greek. These plays, performed mostly at festivals honoring the gods, were free for all to attend, though some shows were dedicated solely to men. Make Theatre Antique a centerpiece of your Arles vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Arles road trip tool.
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  • Another 1st Century AD Roman building. Unfortunately, in the Middle Ages the theatre was used as a quarry and the stone was used to build churches and houses. You do not need to pay to enter. Some.....  more »
  • The historic Roman amphitheater in Arles is a semicircle theatre built just a block or so from the Roman arena. The arena is much more impressive. It is worth a quick visit.  more »
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