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Colosseum

Piazza del Colosseo 1, 00184 Rome, Italy
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Standing as an icon for both ancient Rome and modern Italy, the Colosseum is the largest Roman building ever built. Constructed in 70 AD under the emperor Vespasian, the Colosseum was finished in 80 AD and is a living monument to the technological expertise of the ancient Romans. The amphitheater hosted up to 50,000 people for gladiator fights, executions and animal hunts (including lions or ... read more
crocodiles imported from Africa for the popular entertainment). In the summer of 2010 the Colosseum's underground -- including its animal cages and gladiator chambers -- was once again opened to visitors.

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Aliases: Colosseo , Coliseum, Colliseum, Colosseo