Avenches Amphitheatre

Avenches, Switzerland

Avenches (earlier known as Aventicum) became the capital of the Roman Helvetia province around 15-13 BC. The heyday of the city was in the 2nd century AD when it had over 20,000 inhabitants. The amphitheatre was also erected in the early 2th century. Today it is Switzerland's best preserved amphitheatre.

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Founded: 2th century AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Switzerland

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Frédéric Roux (3 years ago)
Incroyable et magnifique lieu chargé d'histoire
Maurizio Raselli (4 years ago)
Stupendo!
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