The Colosseum, which is centrally situated in the city of Rome, east of the Roman forum, was built around the A.D. 70 by Vespasian. The Colosseum showcases the renowned but concerning monument of Romans aptitude and wickedness. Although appealing to the eye, its beauty contradicts the cruel activities that happened within it. Standing at a height of around 190m and a width of about 155m the Colosseum had the capacity of over 50 000 making it the largest amphitheatre in the Roman world (Hopkins,K.(2011)). The action that took place within the Colosseum included gladiatorial combats, animal hunts, wild animal fights and recreated naval battles which required the arena to be filled with water.
Men and women could freely mingle at the race track, but this was not practiced at the theater and the Colosseum (Entertainment). The Circus Maximus was used for many events, such as The Roman games, gladiator fights, and of course, chariot races. The Roman games were held on many occasions. The games were originally religious, but they became less religion oriented. The games were solely meant for the entertainment of everyone.
(Centre, U.W.H. (1996), (Sesto, P) The Palace of the Governor is considered one of the greatest examples of Puuc architecture in the entire world. This building began construction in the 9th century, and finished in the 10th. Its facade is up to 320 ft. in some places. 103 masks of Chaac line the sides, connected by a serpent like stone pattern.
The Pantheon in Rome was the best and absolute best of the roundabout sanctuaries. Not at all like the larger part of Roman sanctuaries, the Pantheon is devoted to the greater part of the Roman divine beings. Head Hadrian (A.D 117-138) developed the Pantheon to supplant Augustus' Commander Marcus Agrippa's Pantheon which consumed to the ground in 80 A.D. The
The building is small yet very nice, and also interacting. In it you will find a variety of interactions with either audio, images or sounds. It is a historical museum with a good collection of famous architects and artists recognized worldwide. I had a lovely time while I was there and the staff was very friendly. Even though there are bigger and more exciting museum it was still worth the visit.
Roman Theatres and Their Greek Counterpart In such a historically rich city such as Rome there are many spectacles to visit for one’s viewing pleasure. Typical sight-seeing tourists come through Rome expecting to witness monuments and buildings like the Pantheon, Colosseum and the Circus Maximus. However, one spectacle that seems to fly under visitor 's radars are the Roman Theatres. Today there are three theatres still standing in Rome and some are in better conditions than others. When people think of Roman theatres they often tend to forget how grand they really are.
Along with its numerous displays relating to our planet's biodiversity and the evolution of organisms, the museum houses Europe's biggest exhibition of large dinosaurs, making it particularly popular with families (a number of life-size replica dinosaurs greet guests in the museum's forecourt). It's also home to the world's largest collection of stuffed birds, along with an extensive exhibit outlining the development of mankind. English language tours are available, and audio guides can be rented (€3). The Old Opera House In the heart of Frankfurt's Opera Square (Opernplatz), the Old Opera House (Alte Oper) was constructed in 1880 in the style of the Italian High Renaissance. Although destroyed during WWII (it reopened in 1981), it remains one of the city's most important concert venues.
It was supposed to tame the evil forces in the universe. The Great Pyramid of Giza, built for Khufu, is the largest, soaring to around 480 feet, and it is the last standing of Seven Wonders of the World. It is guessed that it took around 20,000 people to build The Great Pyramid over a period of around 20 years. The most famous of the Egyptian pyramids are the three gigantic tombs of the Fourth dynasty (c.2575-2465 B.C.). These monumental pyramids built for the pharaohs Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure housed the royal mummies and their wordly effects thought to protect and be used by the kings in their afterlife.
It consists of mainly two parts,the open main stadium and a closed indoor stadium(convention centre).The capacity of the main stadium is 60000 people.This main stadium are one of the stadium that met the international standards.Thus,this stadium can be used to host large scale events such as sports,public gatherings and concerts. Talking about the roof structure,these structures were designed like a crescent.This structure purposedly built to cover the ‘Grandstand’ and ‘Wetstand’. The cover of the roof is made up from standing seam metal decks with a glass skylight with the shape of a star on the smaller part of the roof at the ‘Northstand’. Opposite to the main stadium is where the indoor stadium located.It overlooks a man-made lake on the western side. This indoor stadium is so unique.It is a weather-proof arena.