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A two-tiered Roman amphitheater, Amphitheatre (les Arenes) could once hold over 20,000 spectators. It was built as a venue for chariot races and hand-to-hand battles. Today, it draws large crowds for bullfighting, as well as plays and concerts. The building measures 136 m (446 ft) long, 109 m (358 ft) wide, and features 120 arches. Our Arles online travel planner makes visiting Amphitheatre (les Arenes) and other Arles attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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Amphitheatre (les Arenes) reviews
Low key, not jammed with tour buses, the amphitheater is still in use today. Stroll about at your leisure.
Low key, not jammed with tour buses, the amphitheater is still in use today. Stroll about at your leisure. more »
We saw the amphitheater in shock, it was excellent and beautiful the view looked awesome. It had a very long lasting memory.
We saw the amphitheater in shock, it was excellent and beautiful the view looked awesome. It had a very long lasting memory. more »
A truly wonderfully preserved example of an ancient Roman amphitheatre. You can walk around freely and really explore this amazing venue and imagine how the place must have been in the ancient times. Wonderfully preserved and in great condition. If you are lucky you can even visit when they have concerts and other events here.
Very well preserved Roman building. It was conserved and partially rebuilt over last 200 years. There are a LOT of steps, if you want to visit the towers. But a short climb gets you to the main seating area. The site is still in use for modern events. Essential visit for fans of Rome.
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