The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheater, is an elliptical amphitheater in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy. Its actual height is 48m covering an area of 2 ha. Its construction started in 70 AD. It could hold 50000 to 80000 spectators, and was used for gladiatorial contests and public spectacles such as mock sea battles, animal hunts, executions, re-enactments of famous battles, and dramas based on Classical Mythology.
This structure was inspired by Ancient Roman architecture. Its architects are Vespasian, Titus. Draft Quality settings is recommended for printing.