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Contemporary of the Colosseum in Rome, the amphitheater of Nîmes is the best preserved amphitheater in the Roman world. The audio-guided tour, available in 10 languages, lets visitors experience the gladiator shows and life in Roman times. The...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Boulevard des Arenes, 30000 Nimes, France
+33 4 66 21 82 56
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on the occasion of the Feria, or fall festival in Nîmes. I had never been to a bullfight before, and now I can say that I have. Very cool to be watching such an ancient (if gruesome) sport in an even more ancient...More

Thank 93OldColony
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You'll need at least an hour for the tour. There are audio guides for kiddos and adults but they get a little bit boring - too much dramatization in my opinion.

Thank Bisa B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The arena is old and impressive but covered with modern seating. If i had to do it again i would save the €10 and just take a photo outside. My husband enjoyed the endless (i think overdramatized) audioguide history of the gladiators, but i started...More

Thank VenessaN14
Reviewed 4 days ago

Magnificent and impressive when considering the Arenes was built 2000 years ago. The entry fee of 10 Euros is really minimal by today's standards especially as you can have an audio guide free. Yes it's a shame that the seating is modern but at least...More

Thank ChrisandMick60
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very impressive Roman site. Easy access and good audio guide. Located in heart of Nîmes with plenty of bars and restaurants near.

Thank lloydmc1960
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting the arena is a must went you visit Nimes. It is an amazing place to see both inside and outside. You get some amazing photos in daytime but is it really gorgeous in the evening.

Thank chrissie21Yorkshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is an audio tour included in the admission price. The audio gives a lot of good background on the Colosseum as you walk from station. To station. It was educational and interesting.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Really impressively restored amphitheatre, amazing it's in one piece after two thousand years. Truly it is the jewel of Nimes. The tour allowed access to all the key areas, including a great view from the top of the seating, and also the opportunity to stand...More

Thank Teajaye
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a day trip to Nimes from Montpellier on our trip to France. On approaching the town center from the train station, one cannot help but to marvel at the sight of the arena as it comes into view. The arena is impeccable well...More

Thank zoelynam9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we only saw the outside, which is still pretty impressive. Centuries look down upon you. Being restaurated. Will go again one day to see the inside.

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28 May 2018|
Response from francien2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there will see the website arenesdenimes
18 May 2018|
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Response from nsander219 | Reviewed this property |
Very easy as tickets are available from various outlets including the Tourist Office. Also there were tickets available on the day from the Arena Office.
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Response from kiwitraveller5063 | Reviewed this property |
Access to the Amphitheatre, Tour Magne and Maison Carrée. You can purchase it at any of the three sites. The cost is €13 a considerable saving on individual purchase and includes a very good audioguide at the Amphitheatre... More