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Arles Amphitheatre

This Roman amphitheatre was built around 90 AD and could hold 20,000 people. Today it is still used for bull-fighting, music and theatre. Arles, in the Provence area, was home to Vincent Van Gogh when he moved there to paint in 1888. He lived there for 15 months and produced over 300 paintings, sharing his house with many famous artists including his friend, Gaugin. The "Yellow House" he lived in is just to the left of the spot where this image was taken.

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Taken on September 28, 2010