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Colosseum facts and history: why is the monument so popular ? (Updated)

What about some Colosseum facts ? The Colosseum is still impressive in its grandeur, even in the world of skyscrapers. The tourist attraction is one of the most iconic buildings in Italy and is depicted on the Italian version of the five-cent coin. 4 million tourists visit the attraction a year making it the world’s [...]

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The Colosseum Hours & Admission Tickets Informations: Transports, Events and Security Check

You want to be sure when the Colosseum is open and what are the Colosseum hours ? The Roman Colosseum is one of the most impressive and most well-known monuments to have survived from the classical era. It is the largest amphitheater in the Roman world and is the most visited cultural site in Italy. [...]

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Our Top 10 Shortlist of the Best Restaurants near Colosseum Rome

Many people when they visit Rome like to go to the Colosseum as it’s the largest amphitheatre ever built, dating from 72AD. Romans take their food and wine very seriously so you will never be stuck for somewhere to enjoy a good meal, in fact at times it can be overwhelming. If you’re looking at [...]

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The best bars near the Colosseum where to relax and have a drink

Looking for nice bars near the Colosseum ? Exploring Rome’s Colosseum is an amazing day out, but it’s one that involves a lot of walking, and after a few hours of marvelling at this world wonder, you might need a place to sit and relax with an ice cold drink, a hot coffee, or maybe [...]

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Hotels near Colosseum Rome: the best places where to stay

You want to book hotels near Colosseum Rome ? Rome, the capital city of Italy, stands as the most attractive city in the country. With numerous tourist attractions, the city of Rome has stood the test of time and continues to captivate visitors from all over the world. While in Italy, consider visiting this precious [...]

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Why you should consider booking Colosseum underground tour ?

What about a Colosseum underground tour ? A trip to Rome is incomplete without a visit to the Colosseum, the most popular site in the city. The architectural wonder that stands majestically in the middle of Rome is aptly named after the Greek word kolossós, meaning a statute of massive proportions. Although some of the [...]

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Colosseum Tours at Night – Why Colosseum by Night Worth it

Wondering if you can book a Colosseum night tour ? The Colosseum is impressive at any time of day, but at night, it’s somehow even more magical. When the sun sets, the huge amphitheatre is lit up from within, so it’s beautifully illuminated. But you don’t just have to admire it from nearby, you can [...]

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Forum Boarium tickets and tips to get the most of your visit

The Forum Boarium is an area of Rome where you can see pieces of Roman architecture still standing amidst the modern day city. The Forum is an affordable sightseeing location, and with these facts you’ll be able to plan the perfect trip. What is the Forum Boarium ? The Forum Boarium is actually Rome’s oldest [...]

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Where is the Colosseum and How to Get there?

It is a common tourist question when visiting Rome the first time : where is the Colosseum located ? The Roman Colosseum, originally known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, was commissioned by Emperor Vespasian in 72 AD but was not completed until AD 80.  The Colosseum is located east of the Roman Forum and is 188m [...]

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Gladiators in Colosseum, know the History of the Roman’s Games

Since Ben-Hur movie everybody loves a good story about gladiators in Colosseum. The origin of the gladiatorial games is still a matter of debate amongst historians. Many believe the concept is descended from the Etruscan custom of making human sacrifices to celebrate the death of a nobleman. Let's check the facts and learn more about [...]

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