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“Magnificent building that you shouldn't missed”
Review of Colosseum

Colosseum
Ranked #3 of 1,966 things to do in Rome
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Perhaps the best-preserved of the monuments of ancient Rome, this huge marble structure was built to hold more than 50,000 spectators to witness bloody contests of might and the slaughter of wild beasts.
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

It's a nice and marvellous building... The building is so huge and feels so small when you are in it... Luckily we bought Roma pass and we skipped the crazy long line and it's free .. So make sure Colosseum is you first museum visit when you bought Roma pass because it will be free !! We went in without guide and spent our own sweet time admiring the incredible structures... Amazed by the architecture design... Must visit place while you are in Rome!!

1  Thank suzanne9312
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

A really beautiful place I stood in its ore and it took me a while to soak it all in tbh take you home and soak it in great for photos too

Thank Benlp640
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

We all know the image of the colosseum but I personally did not know the true extent of the history. We took a guided tour including a queue jump which I always think is a tourist trap but in that heat I was glad we did as he really did just walk to the front of the line. The place I felt was going to be a bit mundane but I was blown away with the tour. We found the man outside like the hundreds of others but guess we were lucky! You must go inside!

Thank Sophie B
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

In today's day and age, what we may consider stark and inhuman were the ways it was done in the days bygone. To imagine what it may have been during the heydays is absolutely amazing. How they were able to build a colossal stadium of its size so many centuries ago that is still standing majestically is truly a wonder. Recommend going with a tour, and "skip the lines" . The crowds can get overwhelming. Also inquire if they will provide headsets. It is important. We were in a small group, yet it was hard to follow along.

1  Thank Shree K
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

This is real history, it is a must if you are in Rome. The line was long, slowly moving and the staff uncaring and rude.
But this is the norm in Rome when you visit sites and museums.

Thank Lajos H
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