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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
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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 and a 23 minute film at the Maison Carrée.