An open square which basks daily in the sun’s lasting glow, the Place de la Republique is literally the heart of Arles. With its Romanesque architecture, it still stands with a youthful grace and appeal. The Place de la Republique also known as the Republic Square, lies amidst various other historical charms of Arles.
A bright, sunny afternoon is the best time to enjoy this place. With a few bistros, cafes and a lot of people from all corners of the globe it is simply a delight to be here. Here at the Place de la Republique you will find
- Obelisque d'Arles, a 4th century Roman obelisk, erected right in the centre of the Square.
- A magnificent fountain, along which you can enjoy a lovely lunch.
- St. Anne’s Chapel to the left of the square.
- The St. Trophime’s Church
- The infamous cloisters or passageways exhibiting great Roman workmanship.
With blue skies as a wonderful background to this historic place, an afternoon at Place de la Republique is enchanting.
- Le Criquet
- Le Calendal
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66.76% of people who visit Arles include Place De La Republique in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
39.22% of people start their Place De La Republique visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Place De La Republique
94% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Place De La Republique
Place De La Republique Reviews & Ratings
A nice and beautiful plaza many historical buildings and ancient-looking obelisk at it's center.
Classic civic square surrounded on three sides by public institutions, pedestrianised and of modest size it feels welcoming although the facades are large scale and relatively restrained. A focal point during the Rencontres photo expos.
Central City Square, here are some of the main attractions of Arles, but the most impressive is the obelisk taken from the ancient Roman stadium. Now it is in the center of the square.
Beautifull town square that gives you the ancient roman vibes the city is known for.
Historic buildings, great tourist attraction with loads of shops around. Not far from the coliseum