July 12, 2024 8:08 AM

Colosseum

The Colosseum, Rome, Italy

Rome's Colosseum: What to Expect During Your Visit

One of the most popular tourist attractions in the whole world, the Colosseum is visited by millions of travelers every year

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See How Ancient Romans Watched The Opening Games At The Colosseum With Holograms And Virtual Reality

A new multimedia show in the grand Colosseum will take its audience back in time to witness the Opening Games. Dubbed Sangue e Arena, the show will make use of holograms and elaborate lighting for a realistic experience.

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New Exhibition Of Rome Colosseum Lets Tourists See Lesser-Known History Of The Site

It seemed like Rome's Colosseum was more than just a gladiator's battlefield for the entertainment of the empire. Now, there's a new exhibition on the middle floor of the amphitheater that discusses the site's past of being a fortress, garden, stables and workshop.

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Rome’s Colosseum Is Looking For A New Boss

Rome's Colosseum is looking for a new boss, and instead of opening the vacancy for the directorship of the ancient site to Italians only, the culture office is seeking worldwide applications to those who are qualified to be the next head. The chosen applicant will enter the four-year contract with income earning up to $200,000 annually and $48,000 more in merit.

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Tourist Arrested For Vandalizing Colosseum With Ancient Coin

How does one create lasting memories of being in a historical site? For sure, a 45-year-old, French woman decided to vandal the Roman Colosseum with an ancient coin and was arrested by Italian police for defacing the monument.

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Two Tourists Who Trespassed In The Colosseum At Night Seriously Injured

Two Brazilian men attempted to scale one of the Colosseum's entry gates so they can trespass inside the premises after dark.

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'Centurions' Banned in Rome

The city hall of Rome has banned centurion impersonators from tourists destination, especially in the Colosseum in Rome. This is in preparation for this year's Catholic Church celebration, the Jubilee of the holy year. Rome is expecting thousands of tourists doing their pilgrimage starting December 8.

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