Colosseum

Travel
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 08/07/2018 - 10:41
Free entry on the first Sunday of each month to 486 state museums, archeological sites, monuments and gardens may end after summer. Italy’s newly appointed…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 06/20/2018 - 04:40
S.U.P.E.R., acronym for ‘Seven Unique Places to Experience in Rome,’ is the new cumulative ticket that gives access to seven sites within the Archeological…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 10/05/2017 - 05:35
The top two levels of the 52-meter (171-foot) high Colosseum, so far closed to the public, are scheduled to open for guided visits starting November 1. The top…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 03/21/2017 - 09:47
Night tours of the Colosseum will be available again this year, and for a longer period of time. The event known as ‘La Luna sul Colosseo’ will in fact…
Culture
by ITALY | Thu, 03/24/2016 - 23:50
The Via Crucis devotion (Stations of the Cross or Way of the Cross) has been practiced by Roman Catholics for many centuries. It commemorates the passion and…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 04/23/2015 - 23:00
If a visit to the Colosseum feels magical enough during daytime, imagine what it would be like at night, perhaps under the moonlight... Well, get ready for the…
Culture
by Katia Amore | Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:32
Last Friday, two American tourists decided it would be ok to carve a memorable souvenir of their visit on the Colosseum's walls.  The two women from California…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Sun, 01/25/2015 - 00:00
A surprising new detail has emerged during the ongoing restoration of the Colosseum: a series of painted red numbers on its arches. Just as in today’s stadiums…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 11/04/2014 - 04:18
Italy’s Culture Minister Dario Franceschini has voiced his support for the proposed restoration of the Colosseum’s combat ground, which would rebuild the…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 07/08/2014 - 08:49