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A pano from the inside. It's an oval, you can see that. All what we are seeing now is the skeleton of the structure. The seats went over the tunnels and colonnades and the stage went over the maze you see on the Colosseum's floor.

Most people were on the tour to pay the extra 4 euro to skip the line, but still, everyone listened for the whole hour anyway.

"Capable of seating 50,000 spectators, the Colosseum was used for gladiatorial contests and public spectacles. As well as the gladiatorial games, other public spectacles were held there, such as mock sea battles, animal hunts, executions, re-enactments of famous battles, and dramas based on Classical mythology. The building ceased to be used for entertainment in the early medieval era. It was later reused for such purposes as housing, workshops, quarters for a religious order, a fortress, a quarry, and a Christian shrine."

Indeed, the 'quarry' idea meant that all the travertine, statues, marble carvings, anything of any use at all was taken to be incorporated into some new construction project.
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