Ancient Theatre of Fourvière

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And 2,000 years after it was built it is still a performance venue during the Nuits de Fourvière drama festival every June and July.
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The theatre was built in two steps: around 15 BC, a theatre with a 90 m diameter was built next to the hill. At the beginning of the 2nd century, the final construction added a last place for the audience. The diameter is 108 m, and there were seats for 10,000 people.

Today the theatre is primarily a tourist site, but it is still used as a cultural venue. Each year, the Nuits de Fourvière festival takes place in the theatre.

Last Updated: 14 January, 2022