Rabu, 11 September 2013

40 Wonderful Places of the Mandatory Visited of All Time PART XI

11. Colosseum (Italy)

Initially, is an elliptical amphitheater in the center of Rome, Italy, the largest ever built in the Romans Empire. It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering. Able to accommodate 50,000 spectators, the Colosseum was used for gladiatorial contests and events public. In addition to the gladiatorial games, other public events held there, such as mock sea battles, animal hunting, executions, and dramas based on classical mythology.