Colosseum, Rome

If you ever thought about visiting a beautiful place within a beautiful constructions and history, then Rome is perfect for you. One of the best Roman sights is the Colosseum. It has a very powerful story behind it, from creating the construction over wars and entertainment to it still standing today. This sight is attractive to people from the entire world, it is just a must see.

The Colosseum, originally the Flavian Amphitheatre is an elliptical amphitheatre in the center of the city of Rome, Italy, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire. It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering. The Colosseum can accommodate 50,000 spectators who were seated according to rank and used to watch gladiatorial contests and public spectacles such as mock sea battles, animal hunts, executions, re-enactments of famous battles, and dramas based on Classical mythology. The building has been used for entertainment, but those entertainments were sanctioned in medieval era. It was later reused for such purposes as housing, workshops, quarters for a religious order, a fortress, a quarry, and a Christian shrine.

Colosseum prices:
Full ticket - €15.50
EU reduced ticket - €10.50 (available only for European citizens aged between 18 and 25)
EU complimentary ticket- €4.50 (available only for EU citizens aged above 65 and under 18)

Opening hours:
Mid February - mid March: 9 AM - 4.30 PM
Mid March - end March: 9 AM - 5.00 PM
End March - end August: 9 AM - 7.00 PM
End August - end Sept.: 9 AM - 6.30 PM
End Sept. - end October: 9 AM - 6.00 PM
End October - mid March: 9 AM - 4.00 PM

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