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Roman Theatre of Orange

Open today: 09:00 - 19:00
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Built under Emperor Augustus in the 1st century AD, the Roman Theatre of Orange experienced a real rebirth in 2003, transporting visitors back to Imperial Rome. The new tour and the free audioguide in seven languages tell visitors about the shows...more
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Rue Madeleine Roch, 84100 Orange, France
+33 4 90 51 17 60
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We greatly enjoyed our visit today. For such a lovely September day the theatre was mercifully fairly quiet, apart from the noise of the workmen erecting scaffolding for the “grand projet de restauration”, which showed how good the acoustics are! We enjoyed the virtual experience...More

Thank Googly2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to the town of Orange I'd say, Is easily done in just one day. The theatre antique is fascinating. The visit has an audio tour taking One's imagination back in time To Roman theatrical mime, Plays and spectacles then Up to modern usages...More

Thank PoetPete2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This most incredibly intact Roman amphitheatre is fabulously presented with some excellant quality exhibitions and audio guides to inform and entertain to just the right degree. The 3D experience taking you through the construction of the theatre has the wow factor plus p,us and should...More

Thank Heather P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Roman Theatre of Orange is absolutely amazing, beautiful, huge and impressive. We always wanted to go and see this wonder. Absolutely wonderful!

Thank ThierryLorette
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this experience truly awesome. It is very easy to access and the 3D virtual reality show was extremely well presented. The vignettes from shows performed in the theatre and shown in the caverns were also wonderful. It is just an amazing example of...More

Thank Rowie47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like theatre, Roman history or just awesome architecture you must visit this place. Jaw dropping to say the least. Checking my diary to book opera tickets for next summer already...

Thank Jonathan A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a super example of Roman Architecture and apparently one of the best preserved in the world. It’s a huge ampitheatre once capable of holding 10,000 people. The ‘stage wall’ is remarkably intact and is still used today. Entrance is easy - dogs are...More

Thank TerriLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is well worth a visit. The fact you're given an audio guide is brilliant, it made the visit more interesting and we easily spent an hour listening to it and exploring. The theatre is brilliantly well preserved. Would recommend

Thank danbarclay
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Theatre Antique d’Orange is an exceptionally impressive Roman theatre which was built at the start of the Christian Era and its 9000 seat amphitheater is still used for operas and pop concerts. The Theatre is a must visit place and the €9.50 entrance fee...More

Thank Monty458
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing venue! Original Roman back drop is spetacular. Take or rent a seat w/ a back & cushion. Barbour of Seville was an updated amusing version (fab singing & orchastra) but we had been hiking in full sun and left after 2 hours, at the...More

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4 August 2018|
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Response from Rosalie P | Reviewed this property |
No, this is a Roman theatre!
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Response from stevieblooz | Reviewed this property |
Agree with all the others. Lovely place, well worth the visit and a pleasant town to hang out in for a couple of days. The hill behind the theatre is an a lovely park and if the weather is good well worth the climb for the... More
8 September 2015|
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Response from Len L | Reviewed this property |
Rent a car, it'll be cheaper and loads more convenient. Parking isn't difficult and mostly free (if you don't mind a short walk :) ).