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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William Porche (3 years ago)
Great roman theatre and visits are free, stop by if you are near
William P. (3 years ago)
Great roman theatre and visits are free, stop by if you are near
Andrew Hall (3 years ago)
We had a nice time walking around the ruins and testing the acoustics of the stage area.
Andrew Hall (3 years ago)
We had a nice time walking around the ruins and testing the acoustics of the stage area.
Abhi K (3 years ago)
Place with ancient Roman style structure amphitheatre. Spend no more than 20 mins here
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