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The Colosseum

Rome, Italy

The Colosseum in a beautiful and ancient Roman amphitheater in the center of Rome in Italy. The colosseum was built some 2000 years back by the Roman emperors to host the great games and shows of those times. Although it is about 2000 years old it was at that time such a huge construction that it is thought to have been able to accommodate anywhere between 50,000 to 80,000 people at a time. It still stands at the heart of Rome.

It is measured to be about measuring 188 meters in length, 156 meters in width and 57 meters in height. It is one of the most touristic and not to be missed attractions of Rome.

Some quick tips on if you travel to see the colosseum-

What currency is used in Rome?

Since 1999, the official currency in Italy where Rome is the Euro.

What type of electricity plugs are used in Rome?

The majority of the plugs in Italy are “Type L” (Italian socket type) with three prongs. However, it is also possible to find the “Type C” (Europlug), both with a voltage of 220V.

What is the area code for Rome and country code for Italy?

Area code for Rome: 06.

Country code for Italy: +39.

Is public system available in Rome?

The public transport system in Rome is cheap and user friendly. You can use the metro, the trains or the busses.

More information on- https://www.rome.net/