There is nothing more iconic in Rome than the Colosseum. Located in the centre of the city, east of the Roman Forum, it is the largest ancient amphitheatre ever built and is still the largest in the world today.

Constructed started on the ancient structure in 70AD and was opened in 80AD with games and festivities that lasted 100 days, and could accommodate up to 65,000 spectators.

When you are in Rome, drop by the most beautiful ruined structure in the world. From battles between humans and beasts to entertaining comical acts, and thrilling fights between gladiators, the Colosseum is a magical piece of history worth visiting.

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