Colosseum, Rome (Italy)

The Colosseum also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre is an oval amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome Italy. Built of travertine limestone tuff and brick-faced concrete it was the largest amphitheatre ever built at the time and held 50000 to 80000 spectators. The Colosseum is just east of the Roman Forum. Construction began under the emperor Vespasian in AD 72

Piazza del Colosseo 1 Roma Lazio 00184
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