Even if you’ve never been to Rome, you will have heard of the Colosseum. It is, without fail, the most important attraction in all of Italy. And, for a good reason, the Colosseum not only highlights the majesty and romance of this most beautiful of Mediterranean cities, but the storied history of an entire nation.
Located at the eastern end of the Roman Forum you will find the Colosseum. The mammoth structure was commissioned by Emperor Vespasian of the Flavian dynasty between 70-