10 interesting facts about the Colosseum, one of the 7 wonders.

December 5, 2023

By Mr Raushan

The Colosseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheater, is constructed in an oval shape.

About 1 million tonnes of concrete was used along with stones and bricks to build this attractive structure.

The Colosseum was built between 72 AD and 75 AD, located in the city of Italy.

The Colosseum was built by Emperor Vespasian of the Flavian Dynasty.

The Colosseum was built as a gift to the people of Rome.

In 2007, the Colosseum was chosen as one of the 8 wonders of the world.

The height of the wall of the Colosseum is 156 feet and the circumference is 1788 feet.

The most surprising thing is that 5 lakh people and 1 lakh animals have lost their lives here just for entertainment.

You will be surprised to know that there are more than 80 entrances in the Colosseum.

Rome's Colosseum has seating space for approximately 50,000 people.

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