Welcome to Rome Land

Mar 06, 2020 179

“Its original name is the Flavian Amphitheatre.” The guide points at the Colosseum, once the world’s largest stadium. She then explains that the floor, which once hosted animal fights and sea battles, will soon host cultural events of the highest level.The group is gathering beside a panini van. On its counter shimmers a large jar of Nutella.

“Look over there,” one of the tour participants says and indicates a couple of centurions: “cast members!” The tour guide continues: “And this is the main avenue, called Via dei Fori Imperiali. It runs right through the heart of the ancient empire.” The road connects the former stadium to the city hall. A dressed-up horse carriage with a robed rider trots by. Its passengers admire the remains of government buildings, places of worship and a marketplace.

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