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The Musée de l'Arles et de la Provence antiques is an archeological museum exhibiting antique artifacts from Prehistoric times (2500 BC) to the end of Antiquity in the 6th century.
The Musée de l'Arles et de la Provence antiques is an archeological museum exhibiting antique artifacts from Prehistoric times (2500 BC) to the end of Antiquity in the 6th century. The collection on display comprises Neolithic axes and artifacts from the megalithic tomb monuments of Arles–Fontvieille, Chalcolithic ceramics, Greek-Phoenician artifacts from when Arles was referred to as Theline or Arelate, pagan and Christian art, Roman artifacts including remnants of the Circus, mosaics, and a model of the Barbegal aqueduct and mill which was "the greatest known concentration of mechanical power in the ancient world".
L'Espace Van Gogh is housed in the former hospital where Van Gogh was admitted during his stay in Arles after he cut off his ear partially
Closed for renovations until 2018
The 4th century Roman Obélisque d'Arles in the centre of the Place de la République is a symbol of the city, and part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Roman and Romanesque monuments in Arles
The Cryptoporticus of Arles is a subterranean gallery comprising 3 U-shaped double, parallel tunnels with pillars, built by the Romans to create a stable flat base for the Forum which lies in a naturally sloping area
The Church of Saint Trophime, formerly a cathedral, is a 12th century Romanesque church noted for its Romanesque sculptures over the portal and in the adjoining cloisters
The Baths of Constantine or North Baths date back to the early 4th century, and are counted among the best preserved Roman baths in France
The Réattu Museum is a museum of fine arts housed in the studio of artist Jacques Reattu, that was built in the 15th century as the Grand Priory of the Order of Malta