Who does not know the city of Rome? Hearing the words of Romans what occurred in your mind must be the city with the historic buildings. Rome is like a magnet for tourists all over the world, the city has thousands of places of entertainment are always interesting around every corner. Rome provides everything.
Rome is famous for the old buildings of historic and phenomenal. One of which will be discussed this time is the Colosseum. You must have often heard the building on this one. The Colosseum is the buildings built of stone piles and semicircular. This building was once used as a place of artistic performances and gladiatorial performances. The building was built by King Vespian.
This building measuring 48 cm high, 188 m long, 156 m wide and has an area of approximately 2.5 hectares. The building was built in 72 AD is able to accommodate 50,000 spectators.
The Colosseum has another name, namely “Flavian Amphitheatre”. The uniqueness of this Colosseum is when we stand in the middle of the building and then sing, our voices when singing will be heard by the whole audience who was inside the building. Because of its uniqueness is the Colosseum falls into one of the 69 wonders of the medieval world.
The Colosseum is famous for the venue of the “gladiators”. There are two types of gladiators who fought in the Colosseum, the armored gladiator called Gallus and gladiator armed with light and a little wear, this gladiator type is very easy to move. Besides the gladiatorial men, there is also a women’s gladiator, gladiator women called “Amazones” or “Gladiatrices”.
City of Pompeii
Pompeii was a city in ancient Roman times. The city was destroyed in AD 79 by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Although it has been destroyed and in ruins, the town is still an attractive place for a holiday and take pictures.
Arch of Constantine
It is a monument that is located on the west Colosseum. This place is a triumph for the nation Constantine. The First King of Constantine defeated his enemy named Maxentius in a battle of the Milvian Bridge in 312 AD.
Palatine Hill is a village with the family of the Romans. It is not far from the Colosseum. Here is where you can buy a ticket to get to the Colosseum.
For those of you who want to enjoy the beauty of the great and magnificent Colosseum, you should note carefully the operating hours of these attractions. This old building, operating hours starting at 09.00 s / d 17:00. With an entrance fee of about 12 euros – 15 euros.
Colosseum location not far from the Leaning Tower of Pisa, To get here you can select three alternative public transport. IE The Metro station, which goes directly to the Colosseum, Tram number 3 or 8, and bus numbers 60, 75, 80 from the city center of Rome.