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Quick facts about Colosseum

  • Name: Colosseum
  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Built 1st century AD
  • Type of attraction: Architectural/Amphitheater
  • Ticket price: 7-12 Euro ($9-$15), free for kids under 18

Known originally as the Flavian Amphitheatre, Colosseum is the most famous Roman landmark and it owes its name to the giant statue of the emperor Nero that once stood near this amphitheater. The amphitheater was capable of seating up to 87,000 people during the height of its popularity.

Even today, Colosseum is the largest amphitheater in the world and it has been declared as one of the worlds modern seven wonders. It is a must see when visiting Rome and it is great experience to see and hear many great stories about its history and have some spectacular photographs taken for your holiday collection!

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NH Collection Palazzo Cinquecento

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Interesting facts about Colosseum

  • When it was used for gladiator events, Colosseum could host up to 87,000 people.
  • More than 4 million tourists visit Colosseum each year.
  • Some of the Colosseum parts were used to build the St Peter’s Basilica.
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