Arenes de Lutece, Paris

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Arenes de Lutece is an ancient Roman theater, the only surviving above-ground ruins from the Gallo-Roman era in Paris, apart from the nearby Thermes de Cluny. The theater could hold approximately 15,000 spectators. Built sometime in the second century CE, you can still see the location of the actors' dressing room, the platform of the stage, and the lapidary remains. The ruins were rediscovered in 1869, when new streets were being built. The theater has been preserved as a quiet archaeological park. Before you head to Paris, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Paris road trip planning website, to make sure you see all that Paris has to offer, including Arenes de Lutece.
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  • I love this place for its history and its convenience. So easy to get to, but hidden away if you are not aware of it being there. Don't miss it. Cool place  more »
  • After doing all the big attractions of Paris, this is a as well as. It is literally a hidden gem, probably would not have found it if not for google. It is quite a big open space nestled in amongst.....  more »
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  • Nice place full of history... but also a place where people come to have lunch, play game,etc... Good to see but a few minutes is enough. If you're in Paris only for a few days don't bother going there you'll find much better places elsewhere.
  • It was being utilized by a fitness group,as well and some children playing football. The history is quite intriguing and I almost walked past the entrance. Google maps makes it look like an open park however it actually is behind a building and the entrance is the size of a large door.

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