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The Colosseum s an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome.
It's origina latin name was Amphitheatrum Flavium.
Colosseum it was the largest amphitheatre ever built with a capacity of 80.000 spectators.
It was used for spectacles and gladiatorial contests.
The amphitheatre was used for entertainment until the early medieval ages. t

Emperor Vesperian (9 AD - 79)
started the colossum in 72.
80 it was finished by his successor Titus.

Today the Colosseum is a major Tourist attraction
and an icon for Italy.
6 million people visit it every year.
The complex was renovated between 2013 and 2016
remaining open for the public.

Souvenirs about the Colosseum


Colosseum on Google Maps

Inside the Colosseum

(49.47 min) National Geographic Documentary Secrets of the Colosseum