Tours de Rome et alentours : détails
25 Mai 2006
Flavian Amphitheater , better known as the Colosseum, is the most important monument of Rome, the symbol of the eternal city . The Colosseum could hold 50,000 spectators, who loved to watch the fights between gladiators and fights with wild beasts and the Christian martyrs, it appears that the arena to be flooded to simulate naval battles. Pope Benedict XIV turned the amphitheater into sacred site in memory of the blood of the Christian martyrs , and in 1700 became part of the Cross according to the custom still in use . At the reception of the Hotel Lirico is possible to buy the guided tour of the entire archaeological area . Open every day from 8.30 am to 17.00 pm Winter - Summer hours from 8.30 to 19.00 ( Closed January 1 - May 1 to December 25 ) The ticket office closes one hour before closing time. tickets: The ticket can also be purchased at the ticket office of the Palatine in Via di San Gregorio n . 30 or in Piazza Santa Maria Nova 53 (200 meters from the Coliseum ) and includes entrance to the Palatine and Roman Forum. Full price: 12,00 EUR Reduced: 7.50 € for citizens of the European Union between 18 and 24 years and for the teachers of the European Union ; Free: visitors under 18 years of age and citizens of the European Union over the age of 65.
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