Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the "Triumphal Arch" of Orange
Situated in the Rhone valley, the ancient theatre of
Orange, with its 103-m-long facade, is one of the best preserved of all
the great Roman theatres. Built between A.D. 10 and 25, the Roman arch
is one of the most beautiful and interesting surviving examples of a
provincial triumphal arch from the reign of Augustus. It is decorated
with low reliefs commemorating the establishment of the Pax Romana.