The Colosseum or Coliseum is the most powerful of all Rome's classical buildings. Even 2000 years later, and despite centuries of abandonment and pillage for building materials, it is instantly recognisable to all whom visit. It remains a classical template for the stadiums of todayís world. It was the first permanent amphitheatre to be built in Rome and the most impressive arena the world had yet seen. It could accommodate over 60,000 people and 10,000 people standing, all of whom could enter and leave in a matter of minutes, courtesy of 80 entrances; this is one structure that is a must see and will take your breath away.