Top 5 places to see in Rome

Top 5 places to see in Rome

2. The Colosseum

The Colosseum

The Colosseum is known as the largest former amphitheater and gladiator’s stadium in the Roman empire. The Colosseum was built during 72-80 AD by emperor Vespasian and his son Titus who belonged to the Flavian dynasty. Its construction has a classical rounded shape with a few floors of sittings for about 50 thousand spectators. The Colosseum was a place of staging theatre performances and gladiatorial fights in interior arena but nowadays this historical monument is out-of-use and is considered only as a famous tourist attraction.

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