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The Arènes d’Arles, a Roman amphitheatre is the most prominent tourist attraction in the city of Arles, which thrived in Roman times. It dates back to the first century BC. The amphitheatre was capable of seating over 20,000 spectators, and was built to provide entertainment in the form of chariot races and bloody hand-to-hand battles.
One of the most prominent inhabitants of Arles, Vincent van Gogh, painted alsot the Arènes.
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The arena is the top thing to see in Arles.
The arena of Arles
Today, the Arles Amphitheatre draws large crowds for bullfighting, plays and concerts in summer.