"Colosseo" Colosseum Tip by tinyvulture

Colosseum, Rome: 496 reviews and 946 photos

  inside the Colosseo
by tinyvulture

Completed in 80 AD, this massive structure stood 159 feet tall, 4 stories each with 80 arches. It is so imposing from the outside but what's really cool is when you get inside, and stand down on the floor where the gladiators stood and look up at the stands and think about how many thousands of people would be looking down at you...
While we were in line, some girls tried to sell us an English-speaking tour, but we declined. I think that a lot of interesting info about the site can be learned from doing simple research on your own, and it is cool to wander through this place at your leisure, forming your own impression. Also, go back and see it at night! It is all lit up, and it seems like a popular date place, with lots of couples and groups of young people just hanging out on the lawn.

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Website: http://archeoroma.beniculturali.it/en/archaeological-site/colosseum

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  • Updated May 29, 2004
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