Top Monuments in Rome: Colosseum Leave a comment

The Flavian Amphitheatre, knowns as Colosseum is one of the Rome’s most remarkable monuments. Every year over 5,5 million people visit it.

No visit to Rome is complete without having seen its great Colosseum, a huge amphitheatre, designed as a horse racing circuit and arena for animal fighting and gladiatorial battles. It was built during the Flavian Dynasty by order of Emperor Vespasian in the 72 AD and finished by Titus, his son, in 80 AD.
At first, it was a place for entertainment and for many other public displays and games. Moreover these bloody scenes, there were also performances by acrobats and flute players. The bloody games were soon prohibited by Emperor Honorius in 404 AD.
Today, the Colosseum is one of the most famous sights in Rome and one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

If you are planning to have a trip to Rome and you want to visit the Roman Colosseum, it helps to know ahead of time what to expect.
Colosseum is one of the most favorite spots among tourists and everyday there are hundreds of people who want to see it, so the line can be very long.

If you don’t want to spend an hour or two standing in long queue, you can instead buy your tickets ahead of time online. Here you can buy ticket in advance and plan your visit.


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