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Théâtre Romain (Roman Theater)

Théâtre Romain (Roman Theater) Review

The Théâtre Romain is one of the largest in Gaul (143 yards across). It held 13,000 spectators and is only slightly smaller than Rome's Theater of Marcellus. Rubble buried Vienne's theater until 1922; excavation has uncovered 46 rows of seats, some marble flooring, and the frieze on the stage. Concerts take place here in summer.

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  • Address: 7 rue du Cirque, Vienne, 38200 | Map It
  • Phone: 04–74–85–39–23
  • Cost: €2.30; €6, includes Cité Gallo-Romaine and St-André-le-Bas museums
  • Hours: Apr.–Aug., daily 9–1 and 2–6; Sept.–Oct., Tues.–Sun. 9:30–1 and 2–6; Nov.–Mar., Tues.–Fri. 9:30–12:30 and 2–5, weekends 1:30–5:30
  • Location: Vienne
Updated: 02-23-2013

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