Rome, Italy
28 November 2015

The Colosseo (Colosseum) or the Flavian Ampitheater is the most famous monument of ancient Rome and is the largest amphitheater in the world. Built by emperors of the Flavian dynasty between 72 and 80 AD, it is the symbol of Rome with a history stretching back almost two thousand years.

Its name was actually derived from a nearby colossal bronze statue of Emperor Nero. To the right of the Colosseum is the Arch of Constantine, Rome’s best-known triumphal arch. A stone’s throw away is the Palatine Hill where Romulus founded the Eternal City in 753 BC.

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