Roman theatre of Orange

Some 50 km from Avignon there is a small city or village named Orange. There exists a nice old Roman theatre – still looking very magnificient. Also these days happenings are organized there. Actually Orange looks very much alike Merina in Spain. Very famous concerts are held there.


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General picture in front of the theatre.

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There are many stairs and arches when going inside theatre.

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There are many rows of seats in this theatre.

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The stage where actors used to play. In middle of high back wall there is statue of Octavianus.

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View from little higher towards stage and seats.

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A closer photo from backwall where Caesar stands.

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An illustration of wider part of village at Roman times. Very nice looking theatre.

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Stairs to higher level. Very strong looking building stones.

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View from highest level of theatre seats. Morning sun shines very nicely from east.

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From same position a view from little more right. Actually theatre is looking amazingly well and in good condition.

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From theatre top a view over village of Orange.

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There are actually a museum on another side of street. Some nice mosaics here.

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Nice looking roman pottery works.

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And back to Avignon.

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