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In section B&B Rome Colosseum you can choose apartments or bed and breakfast at best price to suit any need. The area around the Colosseum includes the Flavian Amphitheatre (this is the real name of the Colosseum), the Imperial  Forum (series of monumental built over a century and a half, between 46 BC and 113 AD), the Roman Forum (shopping, religious and political center of the ancient ...

In section B&B Rome Colosseum you can choose apartments or bed and breakfast at best price to suit any need.

The area around the Colosseum includes the Flavian Amphitheatre (this is the real name of the Colosseum), the Imperial  Forum (series of monumental built over a century and a half, between 46 BC and 113 AD), the Roman Forum (shopping, religious and political center of the ancient Rome), Circus Maximus, (ancient Roman circus dedicated to horse racing, located in the valley between the Palatine and the Aventine, is remembered as the site of games since the beginning of the history of the town in the valley would have happened the mythical episode the “rape of the Sabine”) and the Terme of Caracalla.

Proposals for B&B Rome Colosseum with its apartments or rooms  in Rome Colosseum and bed and breakfasts are among the best solutions of the city, because, with short walks on foot is easy to reach every tourist site of the old town.

The Colosseum or Flavian Amphitheater, whose name is derived, perhaps, from the colossal statue of Nero, around 35 meters high, which stood near the monument itself, was built by Vespasian. The area is one of the Domus Aurea, the slopes of the Palatine, close to the Forum, in 80 d. C. part of the Flavian dynasty, thanks to Tito, and hence the name Flavian Amphitheatre. The Colosseum, was opened despite the work was still unfinished, and the celebrations lasted not less than one hundred days. The ellipse of 527 meters in circumference, is the characteristic architectural form of the Teatro Flavio, its height is 57 meters and has a maximum capacity of 50,000 spectators.

To enjoy the atmosphere that reigned around the Colosseum in Rome period, you should choose one of the bed and breakfast Rome near the Colosseum from different economic solutions, or you can opt for one of the available apartments where you can live the experience of a holiday with views over one of the landmarks of the city.

The Colosseum, on the outside, has four floors: the first three compounds by arches on pillars, while the top floor is a penthouse with small windows, able to hold the posts of the curtain, the mobile cover fabric used to protect spectators.

The main activity of the Colosseum were battles between gladiators, but could also be used for hunting wild beasts, killing condemned by animals (which is why men before battle past the Emperor had to pronounce the famous phrase: "Morituri te salutant") or for the re-enactment of historical naval battles that took place filling up with water the arena (the same way the Circus Maximus). With the advent of Domitian and after work in the basement, the naval battles could no longer be made.

In the Middle Ages, after several earthquakes had damaged, the Colosseum was transformed into a fortress, was used for centuries as a quarry,  many travertine blocks were used to build today's San Pietro. It’s only thanks to Benedict XIV, who was declared sacred in memory of the Christian martyrs and, from that moment, he was suspended any work of destruction.

Book apartments Rome Colosseum and B&B in Rome Colosseum, is the easiest way to enjoy a capitoline vacation banner of ancient history and ancient traditions.

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