Inside The Colesseum, Rome. Emperor Vespasian, founder of the Flavian Dynasty, started construction of the Colosseum in AD 72. It was completed in AD 80, the year after Vespasian’s death.
The huge amphitheater was built on the site of an artificial lake, part of Nero’s huge park in the center of Rome which also included the Golden House (Domus Aurea) and the nearby Colossus statue. This giant statue of Nero also gave the building its current name.

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  • Bob Culshaw
    Bob Culshawabout 5 years ago

    Wow Paul this is superb – feels like you can touch the history!

  • Thank you very much Bob

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  • Shaun Whiteman
    Shaun Whitemanabout 5 years ago

    Fantastic shot Paul, lovely processing and details!!

  • Thank you very much Shaun

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  • laureen warrington
    laureen warrin...about 5 years ago

    Could look at this for hours! great picture.

  • Thank you very much m-mission

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  • Gary Gurr
    Gary Gurrabout 5 years ago

    Great work Paul , it really is an impressive building! That sky is fantastic.

  • Thank you very much Gary

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  • mttmaliha
    mttmalihaabout 5 years ago

    Amazing work, Paul. Truly. Well done

  • Thank you very much Maureen

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  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökabout 5 years ago

    Outstanding image, Paul!

  • Thanks alot Bela

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  • Babbler
    Babblerabout 5 years ago

    great work

  • Thank you babbler

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  • Laurie Search
    Laurie Searchabout 5 years ago

    Wow! This is wonderful!!

  • Thank you very much Laurie

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  • ourjrny
    ourjrnyabout 5 years ago

  • Thank you very much Sharon for the feature in your fantastic group

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  • Terence Russell
    Terence Russellabout 5 years ago

    Wonderful image. Love the detail!

  • Thank you very much Terrence

    – Paul Thompson Photography

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