The Colosseum, one of the most famous monuments of the world, is also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre. It is the largest and most important amphitheatre ever built, it’s considered one of the New Seven Wonders of the World and in 1980 was included in the list of World Heritage Sites. In 2015 The Colosseum was visited by over 6.5 million people.
The amphitheatre took its name from the Gens Flavia: the construction began under emperor Vespasian in AD 72, Tito in AD 80 opened the structure and Domitian in AD 82 completed it.
Please note that for safety reasonsthe Coliseum can accommodate up to 3.000 people at once. This could lead to delays in access to the site, even for pre-booked visitors .
For security reasons all visitors and their luggage shall be screened. To facilitate the security checksplease insert any object (including mobile phone) in the bag/backpack or in the tray to be included in the X-ray.
It is confirmed the prohibition of bringing backpacks , camping , bulky bags and luggage / trolley, can be introduced medium and small size backpacks to shoulder, which must be checked, as any other bag, with metal detectors, opened and visually inspected by the Urbe Security Institute, responsible for the entrance inspection.
HOW TO REACH THE SITE
Roma, Piazza del Colosseo
Metro: Line B - "Colosseo"
Bus: Line 75 - 81 - 673 - 175 - 204
Tram: Line 3
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