Vienne Roman Theatre

Vienne , Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes , France

About Vienne Roman Theatre

Vienne Roman Theatre (Theatre Antique de Vienne) is a first century AD theatre said to have once been amongst the largest in Gaul.

Built sometime around 40 to 50AD, it was originally able to house 13,000 spectators. From games and shows to public meetings, at its peak Vienne Roman Theatre hosted a variety of events, making it very much a social hub.

Now restored, Vienne Roman Theatre is full of life once again as the site of everything from plays to opera and jazz festivals.

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Roman Pyramid of Vienne

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