It is inferior in size only to the Colosseum and the amphitheatres of Capua and Verona, measuring about 153 by 130 yds.
The most conspicuous of them is the great amphitheatre, a building perhaps of the end of the 1st century A.D., which in general form closely resembled the Colosseum in Rome.
It stretched from the Palatine across the low ground, afterwards occupied by the Colosseum, to the Esquiline.
Some of the more famous sites, such as the Colosseum or the Vatican Museum, are popular for a very good reason.
Much money was spent on public works and the restoration and beautifying of Rome - a new forum, the splendid temple of Peace, the public baths and the vast Colosseum being begun under Vespasian.
Do some research on the Colosseum before you go, it will make the experience much more enjoyable.
In the country of Versace, Ferragamo, Lamborghini, the Colosseum, and Michelangelo, that alone is quite a distinction.
To skip the long lines into the arena, see Palatine Hill first, then stroll down to the Colosseum.
Here you'll find the Colosseum, the Forum Romanum (Forum), Palatine Hill and much, much more.
You can also pick up an audio guide inside the Colosseum, or just wander near other tour groups and listen in to pieces of their speech.
It is thus the third largest Roman amphitheatre known, being surpassed only by that at Verona and the Colosseum.
Day 6 Morning sightseeing includes the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Pantheon, Piazza Navona and Trevi Fountain.
Or, you might be a lover of the Antique, and want, before you die, to see the Colosseum for yourself.
Included sightseeing with local guide starts in St Peter's Square, followed by a visit to the Roman Forum and the mighty Colosseum.
Amulet Coin: Cheats Successfully complete the game, then go to the deep Colosseum.
After forty minutes or so, we could see the corner of the Colosseum peering above the modern buildings.
Earthquakes (not of a violent character within recent centuries, though the ruin of the Colosseum is probably to be ascribed to this cause) are not unknown even at the present day in Rome and in the Alban Hills, and a seismograph has been established at Rocca di Papa.
The picturesqueness of the chimney stacks and tumble-down walls of the burned-out quarters of the town, stretching out and concealing one another, reminded him of the Rhine and the Colosseum.
At the Colosseum you can opt for one of the guided tours in many languages.
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