Roman Colosseum

Roman Colosseum

The Colosseum is a symbol of Rome

The Colosseum, or the Flavian Amphitheater as it was called in ancient times, is known all over the world and is one of the most visited places by tourists in Rome and the largest and most famous amphitheater in Italy. Also check the list of TOP 30 most popular attractions in Rome

History

This grandiose structure was erected in the 1st century and was intended for mass gatherings of people who came here to watch executions or Gladiator fights. The construction of this architectural giant, which is 50 meters high and 188 meters in diameter, took 8 years. A huge number of people were involved in the construction of the Colosseum, ranging from thousands of prisoners who were brought to the construction site to perform heavy physical work, to many architects and artists involved in the design of the structure.

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The Colosseum today

Despite the fact that the Colosseum is not preserved in perfect condition, it still makes a stunning impression on the hundreds of visitors who travel daily to Rome from the most remote points of the planet to see this majestic and grandiose structure.

Visitors to the Colosseum have a unique opportunity to enjoy the wonderful views of the arches and gardens located nearby, which can be observed from the upper levels of this majestic structure.

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Colosseum, Queue in the morning

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The Roman Coliseum is located in the center of piazza del Colosseo.

Colosseum Ticket price: €16-25

you can buy ticket online here, here and here or ROMA PASS.

Free
Citizens under 18 years old from European Union and no-EU countries, more info.

Opening hours:
08.30 to 16.30: from last Sunday in October to 15 February
08.30 to 17.00: from 16 February to 15 March
08.30 to 17.30: from 16 to last Saturday of March.
08.30 to 19.15: from the last Sunday in March until 31 August
08.30 to 19.00: from 1 to 30 September
08.30 to 18.30: from the first to the last Saturday in October

Colosseum Tours Tickets

here, here and here.

How to get to the coliseum

Metro: Line B - "Colosseo"
Bus: Line 75 - 81 - 673 - 175 - 204
Tram: Line 3

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We wish you a wonderful walk!


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