The Colossal Colosseum

I’d arranged a Colosseum tour in advance based on several people’s advice. The iconic symbol of ancient Rome, built between 72-80AD is an oval amphitheater also known Flavian’s Amphitheater or to Romans, the Colosseo According to Wiki, ‘Built of travertine, tuff and brick-faced concrete, it is the largest amphitheater ever built.’ When you stand in its shadow, it is indeed colossal.

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