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Inside The Colosseum: Everything You Need To See

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Largest amphitheatres in the world and one of the seven wonders of the world - the Colosseum manages to retain the topmost positions of sightseeing lists of travellers in Europe. Also referred to as Flavian Amphitheater, this iconic 3-tiered Roman landmark attracts approximately 5 million tourists every year.

So why then, must one venture inside the Colosseum? What about this attraction makes it not only a must-visit but a must-enter? Let's find out together, shall we?

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Inside The Colosseum: Top Highlights

Other Highlights On Your Visit To The Colosseum

Know Before You Go

  • No visit inside the Colosseum is said to be complete without walking through the ‘Gate Of Death’. It was through this gate the gladiators entered the arena.
  • It’s highly recommended to visit the Colosseum twice - once at night and once during the day.
  • Entry to the Colosseum is free the first Sunday of every month.
  • Selfie sticks are banned inside the Colosseum, so make sure you don’t carry it while heading there.
  • Get a stunning first-look at The Colosseum from Via degli Annibaldi (southbound).
  • Not all areas within the monument are smooth, so it’s recommended you put on comfortable sports shoes for a good grip. You can avoid flip-flops and heels when heading here.

Inside Colosseum: FAQs

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