21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Walking in Ancient Rome

The Roman Colosseum, the largest circular amphitheater of ancient Rome, was constructed between AD 72 and 80 by 40,000 prisoners of war over a span of 8 years. Today, only its ruins remain.

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Date Taken: 07.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: China
Copyright: © Wenwei Wang