Lillebonne Roman Amphitheatre

Lillebonne, France

Lillebonne is located on the north banks of the Seine River. From the first to the third centuries AD the town, then called Juliobona by the Romans – a homage to Julius Cesar, was a very prosperous port. The relatively well preserved Roman amphitheatre (capable of holding 3,000 persons) and baths are all that remains from these times. Many Roman and Gallic relics, notably a bronze statue of a woman and two fine mosaics, have been found and transported to the museum at Rouen. The Roman town was abandoned at the end of the third century when it was invaded by barbarians.

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Founded: 0 - 200 AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in France
Historical period: Roman Gaul (France)

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Luc Wiel (21 months ago)
Certainement le plus beau théâtre gallo romain très bien conservé et mis en valeur du nord de la France. Vaut le détour comme on dit dans une région très riche en lieux historiques, l'abbaye de Jumièges est proche, les falaises d'Etretat entre autres. Par contre, la restauration à Lillebonne, c'est un peu la misère ! Marc de Normandie
RicardoStng (21 months ago)
Wat een groot intact gebleven theater. Geregeld is de entree gratis omdat het feestdagen in Lillebonne zijn. Zie de foto's!
Az and Flash (2 years ago)
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olivier surdives (2 years ago)
Très beau site gallo romain. Atypique dans cette région, un édifice très bien restauré.
Anthony Malone (2 years ago)
Important place but better info needed
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