Back in Naples -- our last view of the city from the hillside

We're now on the train headed for Rome. In Rome near the old Forum.  We are accompanied by Louis's friend, Mauro, who lives in Rome. We meet some Roman gladiators outside the Colosseum The Colosseum Inside the Collosseum
There were seats for 50,000 people The arena level of the Colosseum.  The floor is missing exposing the underground passages. Exterior close up view of the Collosseum wall
The Arch Of Constantine The Temple of Vesta A wide view of the Forum, the birth place of Rome under Caesar. - Many of the famous quotes were supposedly made here. - 'Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears.' The Palazzo Senatorio, the Mayoral Palace, home of today's - city government, with the equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius

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