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Theatre Romain (Antique)

7 Rue du Cirque, 38200 Vienne, France
+33 4 74 85 39 23
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Amazing how it remains

Again...how do these fantastic Roman structures remain after so many years? This is in very good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brian D
Darlington, United Kingdom
Amazing but needs interpretation

This site is amazing, but requires more an interpretation. An audio guide or signs would go a long... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nicolette C
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Roman theater which seats 13,000.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“jazz festival” (13 reviews)
“two nights” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
7 Rue du Cirque, 38200 Vienne, France
+33 4 74 85 39 23
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Again...how do these fantastic Roman structures remain after so many years? This is in very good condition and is still regularly used

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This site is amazing, but requires more an interpretation. An audio guide or signs would go a long way to increasing visitor understanding of the site. This theatre also houses the annual Jazz Festival. If you're lucky, you can hear the groups rehearse and do...More

Thank Nicolette C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bring a seat . The steps are VERY hard, steep and uncomfortable. If it rains you will need a complete plastic coverall. Very exposed. If it's sunny bring sunscreen. It is very exposed and hot. Sun doesn't lose its heat until well after 9.30. Absolutely...More

Thank rabbitingon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to see Hans Zimmer here and it was brilliant. We were lucky that the rain and hail stones stopped just as the show started and it stayed a lot cooler and manageable for the evening. We went to the help desk the day...More

Thank Snark70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A well preserved Roman theater that is in use today for jazz concerts. We took a tourist train to the top of the hill.

Thank pvnipper
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We found that while a lot of the arena is restored it was good to visit as it is used now for jazz concerts.

Thank 12Pud
Reviewed 1 June 2017

One of the great atraction of Vienne, great condition, be prepared to do some stair climbing great views.

Thank sergiorms
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Purely amazing that this ancient roman theatre is still in such excellent shape. It was unfortunate that we had very bad weather when we were there.....cold, rain and with snow - couldn't stay too long to enjoy this amphitheatre. We took the train up the...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 1 May 2017

One of the treasures and must see stops in Vienne is the Roman Theater. Built about 45 CE, this wonderful theater is still in use today for plays and the ever popular, summer jazz festival. In its early life this was likely one of the...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This was a wonderful experience. The Theatre Antique is an 8,000 seat Roman Amphitheatre on a hill overlooking Vienne. It has a modern outdoor stage but has left untouched the original theatre seating...so you're sitting on ancient stone benches as you watch a show. We...More

Thank Eric P
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3 June 2017|
Response from Richard J | Reviewed this property |
Excellent question. I recommend that you contact the venue directly and see if the reserve by row or if it is first come, first served. I would call them, 04 74 78 87 87 and ask.