Sunday, August 7, 2011

Colosseum of Rome (Rome, Italy)

Rome has many historic buildings with charming architecture. Here there is a magnificent palace. His name is the Apostolic Palace, or better known as the Papal Palace or the Palace of the Vatican. In this palace of the Pope lives. The palace is vast, consisting of several buildings such as the papal apartments, government offices Catholic Church, several chapels, the Vatican museums, and the Vatican library. If the count is calculated, there are 1,000 rooms throughout the complex has. No less interesting to visit the Colosseum.
The building is made ​​of a semicircular stone pile. Once this place is a venue for various performing arts, namely music and gladiators. What is unique when we stood in the middle of the stage and singing, our voices will be heard by the entire audience, unassisted loudspeakers. Hence this place is also called the amphitheater. Getting Around Rome, incomplete if not been to Pompeii. Indeed the city has been destroyed. Today in ruins alone. But make no mistake, Pompeii which was near the city of Naples is a city in ancient Rome.
The city was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD So big, ash stockpiled throughout the city to the point that the city is lost for 1,600 years. Currently the city of Pompeii is one of UNESCO's world tour sites. Another historic building is the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa City. Tower is a campanile or bell tower of the cathedral. When first built, the tower is standing straight. But soon after being built, around August 1173, the tower began to tilt. The height of this tower is 55.86 m from ground level and the lowest 56.70 m above the highest ground. Its weight is estimated at 14,500 tons. To reach the peak we have to climb stairs as much as 294 steps.


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