From 09 Tammikuu 2012 to 30 Joulukuu 2013
Art and Culture - Colosseum, Roman Forum and Domus Aurea - Hotel Lirico Rome
The Colosseum is the symbol for the whole world known as the city of Rome. He was called by the ancient Romans "Anphitheatrum Flavlum" from the name of 'Emperor Flavius??, it was during the rule of the Flavian dynasty, which began and ended the work for its construction. Equally famous was his inauguration with 100 days of of high technology circus games, just think that the arena was flooded with water to revive ancient naval battles, but also that they saw a bloody incalculable loss of human lives and animals. Even today, visitors can see the technology used to create the devices used to raise animals. The expenditure for the construction of the Colosseum and the 100 days of inaugural game was the highest supported by the Roman Empire.
Located adjacent to the Coliseum area there is the Roman Forum, the heart of the city of Rome, an area of ??public interest not only for its antiques market but for the many cultural and artistic activities and a center of political and economic interest.
Not far from the Colosseum and Roman Forum is located on the slopes the Palatine hill, in the gardens of the Colle Oppio, the Domus Aurea (Golden House translated) strongly desired by the Emperor Nerone, who retains traces of its architecture and its precious the rich ornaments with which it was designed and built. On the death of Emperor Nerone's Domus Aurea, the whole area was handed back to the Romans, and in that time, there will be the Baths of Titus, the Flavian Amphitheatre, the Baths of Trajan and the Temple of Venus. see our special offers for this period