The Colosseum is considered as the greatest architectural legacy from ancient Rome. As you can see in the photos, it is actually a mere shell, but people are flocking in droves to see this great place. It used to be called the Amphitheatrum Flavium in A.D. 72 and was inaugurated with a bloody combat which lasted for weeks between gladiators and wild beasts.
I almost made a mistake of prebooking a ticket to see this place. It’s good I restrained myself because we would have paid much more to reserve the tickets and fall in line at the entrance anyway. We purchased our tickets for 14 euros each instead of paying the service of securing the ticket for $35 plus costs of tickets prior to arriving in Rome. I think we were able to do this because right now, it’s the shoulder season therefore, the lines are bearable.
The Arch of Constantine
Check out the elaborate details
The entrance to Palatine Hill