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Interesting Roman ruin tucked away behind houses

Lovely Roman ruin of a segment of the amphitheater, maybe only an eight of the original tucked away... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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ruin gallien

Interesting roman ruin dating back to 2nd century bc,fascinating to see what remains and imagine... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Bath, United Kingdom
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3 Sep 2018
“Interesting Roman ruin tucked away behind houses”
15 Jul 2018
“ruin gallien”
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely Roman ruin of a segment of the amphitheater, maybe only an eight of the original tucked away behind some houses. Well worth the little extra walk to get to it.

Thank ThirstyTeaDrinker
Reviewed 16 August 2018

How wonderful to be randomly walking along the road and come across ancient Roman ruins. There is a plaza where you can admire this ruin and learn its story. Especially beautiful in the morning or evening light. You can view the ruins anytime and its...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Interesting roman ruin dating back to 2nd century bc,fascinating to see what remains and imagine how things wer back then,worth a detour definitely

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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Fun to see if you’re passing by. Ruins sit at the end of a street. Not too much else around the immediate vicinity.

Thank TrishDanielson
Reviewed 11 May 2018

You can visit these small ruins as they are near the Jardin Botanique. Yes, the ruins are small, but charming and the residential neighborhood is worth visiting especially if you are a traveler who likes to get the flavor of a city. If you are...More

Thank Altonmann
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Ruins of ancient Roman local Colosseum with only 15000 places. Great historical structure with stunning view back to early years of civilization

Thank fisupeksu
Reviewed 31 March 2018

well, if you are desperate for ruins, you will have to come here. if not, you may pass here on your way to or from the jardin public, even if that one was closed at our visit...

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

We went here because it was near our hotel & we had only a limited time left before we had to leave Bordeaux. We were lucky enough to be in time to join a tour which took us into the site which is fenced off...More

Thank WinstonSophie
Reviewed 16 June 2017

After the many churches, stately architecture and elegant squares Bordeaux has to offer, Palais Gallien constitutes a nice contrast. Set a reasonable walk out of the centre in a relatively quiet and modest residential area, this small Roman ruin makes a striking and romantic scene...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We caught the C tram to Jardin Public and walked through the garden to reach these Roman ruins which was once part of an amphitheatre built in the 3rd Century. Most of it has been destroyed to make way for housing. It is a bit...More

Thank DifromBrisbane
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