Colosseum, An Icon Exhibition In Rome

Posted 07.04.17 by Leigh

Colosseum An Icon Exhibition In Rome

Date(s): 08.03.17 - 07.01.18. Venue: Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo 1, 00184 Rome, Italy.

Without a doubt, the Colosseum is one of Rome's most famous buildings and also one of the most iconic structures in the world. From February 2017 until January 2018, it will be housing the Colosseum, An Icon exhibition which comprises of twelve sections that have been arranged in chronological order. The exhibition aims to reveal the historical and cultural influence of the impressive amphitheatre, including architecture and urban planning, entertainment, literature and politics. Built between 70-80 A.D., the Flavian Amphitheatre was a place where Romans would be entertained, holding between 50,000 and 80,000 spectators. Since 523 A.D., when the gladiator games were stopped, the monument had gradually fallen into ruin without necessarily being abandoned. Today it is the icon of both Ancient Rome and Modern Rome; the Eternal City.

Opening times: please see the website above / Tickets: 12 Euros (full price).

69 Manin Street - Via Daniele Manin 69, 00185 Rome, Italy
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