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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
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Boulevard des Arenes, 30000 Nimes, France
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+33 4 66 21 82 56
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Reviewed today via mobile

Sting and Shaggy as part of the annual Nimes Festival. We were up high in the arena and the experience was magical both for the music, the atmosphere and this amazing venue. Shall return for more if ever I get the chance.

Thank Findlay R
Reviewed yesterday

I first visited in 1973. It may have had some restoration work done (check the colour of some of the stones) but it remains one of those "Wonders of the World" places that deserves several hours of your time. You can buy a combined ticket...More

Thank Headabove
Reviewed 2 days ago

We are amazed at the capabilities of the architects during this first century! If you climb to the very top you can get a majestic view of the whole city!

Thank Oesterlings
Reviewed 2 days ago

Whilst I didn't expect this to live up to the experience of Rome I was pleasantly surprised on first impressions. We paid to go inside and I was then disappointed. It was set up ready for a concert which I think is a great idea...More

Thank LeicestershireDex
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Need a good 1h30 mins to visit. Audio is free and well explain. Exhibition bit disappointing. Need to go early if u don't want to be in the queues.

Thank Vicky C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This arena has been saved in the condition it is because different uses have been found for it throughout the years which has meant that it has not become derelict. On the day we visited it had a sound stage in there and modern fencing...More

2  Thank Alan K
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is difficult to believe that this was built 2000 years ago such is its state of preservation – it is incredibly impressive as you approach it from outside. Well worth the 10 euros to visit, which includes a comprehensive audio guide in English. It...More

1  Thank selbysmith
Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic monument which is in very good shape. The audio guide is well designed and thus really useful. T

Thank Nicolas D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to see and enjoyed the audio guide. There is underground parking nearby. In the summer the sand floor is tarmaced and there is a stage, but still amazing place to visit. Wish I'd liked some if the acts who were performing there during my...More

Thank Grasshopper507
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is described as the most complete Roman colosseum, and it is still being used for events. When we there there was a (temporary) tarmac floor and concert stage in place to highlight that this is not a false claim. Definitely worth a visit. We...More

Thank Fiona L
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TheOnlyTensYouSee
28 May 2018|
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Response from francien2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there will see the website arenesdenimes
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GeorgeCrown
19 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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Clare G
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Response from Buggybug | Reviewed this property |
Make sure you find out if the Amphitheatre is closing early due to concert or another reason. We bought the pass but then could not visit the Arena due to a concert set-up. If we had known when we purchased (at Tourism... More
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