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Colosseum, Rome
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Quick Facts
CityRome
CountryItaly
Year72 - 80
Height49,0m / 161ft
Floors4
Surface3.357m2 / 36,134sq ft
Realization
DeveloperEmperor Vespasian
Building Info
NameColosseum
AliasFlavian Amphitheater
Coliseum
Colosseo
Materialsconcrete
travertine
tufa
marble
brick
Address
Piazza del Colosseo
Notes
The elliptical building is 188m long and 156m wide.
The arena itself measures 75m by 44m.
There was about 30000 meters of seating space spread over 50 rows.
The building had 80 entrances, four of which were preserved for the emperor, the imperial family and the vestals.
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ArticleColosseum
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PostersColosseum Posters
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