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Roma | Colosseo
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This largest of all ancient Roman amphitheatres was built in the late 1st Century. The Colosseum served as the venue for gladiatorial contests and public spectacles, with a capacity comparable to a large modern football stadium.

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Tuesday 4 October 2011 by Martin Mergili in Europe / Italy (1200 visits)