Once, a great fortress, the Theatre Antique d’Arles or the Ancient Theatre of Arles is now a gorgeous historical site. The grand structure possesses immense power to mesmerise human minds. Built in 12 AD by Emperor Augustus, the Theatre shares a rich history and is a world heritage site.
Even though the Theatre was initially many storeys high, today it is still a grand site exuding with Roman charm. Every brick and stone exhibits beauty and elegance of the ancient times. The cavea, or the amphitheatre is huge and at the time could accommodate 10,000 spectators. Other monumental pillars and columns are etched with intricate carvings and the theatre on the whole is a great architectural exhibit.
The construction of the theatre dates back to 1st century BC. Today, in the ancient roman settings, outdoor plays and concerts are still held during the summers. To soak up history, beauty and fantasies, the Theatre is the perfect place to visit.
Entrance Ticket Details For Theatre Antique D'arles
- Free Entry for children.
- Free Entry with Les Arenes admission.
- Le Criquet
- Le Calendal
- Au Brin de Thym
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95% of people who visit Arles include Theatre Antique D'arles in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
56.41% of people start their Theatre Antique D'arles visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Theatre Antique D'arles
83.78% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Theatre Antique D'arles
Theatre Antique D'arles Reviews & Ratings
Wonderful Roman amphitheatre. Worth paying the money and going inside. Stunning concert arena. We had a guide to make the most of the experience. Lovely Sunny day. Combine it with a picnic🐯🐯
Lovely visit to this theatre. Would be great to have seen a performance here.
Very nice Roman remains of the old theatre. Well worth a look. If you don't want to pay admission for a wander round then it is possible to view the overall structure from the outside in various places. It is great that this is still actively used for shows and is not just a museum piece!
This venue is so beautiful and you can see the ancient Roman. I'd like to see a concert here.
This place is a nice (short) visit but an incredible venue for a concert. Arrive early to grab good seats in the middle, in the first couple of rows (but NOT the first row), sit back and enjoy. With luck, you can grab something cold to drink at the Theater's bar.