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Nearly 2,000 years after it was built, the Colosseum in Rome is getting a new high-tech floor that will give visitors a “gladiator’s view.”Carbon fiber and wood slats will be able to tilt and retract so visitors can get a gladiator’s view of Italy's most popular tourist attraction.

Rome's Colosseum to get $22 million new floor to give tourists a gladiator's view

The retractable wooden stage will offer visitors a view of the ancient arena not seen since the 19th century, when archaeologists removed its floor to reveal the elaborate structures underneath.The retractable wooden stage will offer visitors a view of the ancient arena not seen since the 19th century, when archaeologists removed its floor to reveal the elaborate structures underneath.

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A new arena floor will be added to Rome's iconic Colosseum to give visitors an idea of how the ancient Italian structure looked when gladiators fought there.A new arena floor will be added to Rome's iconic Colosseum to give visitors an idea of how the ancient Italian structure looked when gladiators fought there.

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"In 2023, we will have the splendor of the Colosseum with its arena again," Italy's Culture minister said."In 2023, we will have the splendor of the Colosseum with its arena again," Italy's Culture minister said.

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Rome's Colosseum is getting a brand-new $22 million retractable floor that will provide visitors with a view into the past.Rome's Colosseum is getting a brand-new $22 million retractable floor that will provide visitors with a view into the past.

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If you're one of the millions who've converged upon the Colosseum in Rome, your past visits likely included wandering around the seating area and the underground chambers....One critic's take: "Very ridiculous, it's Italy seen via Las Vegas."

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The project will give visitors a sense of what it was like when gladiators fought in the Roman arena.The project will give visitors a sense of what it was like when gladiators fought in the Roman arena.

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Rome's ancient Colosseum, the famous arena where gladiators and wild animals once clashed in violent combat, will soon have a new retractable floor built over its center.

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Italy unveils plan for new Colosseum floor with gladiator’s viewItaly unveils plan for new Colosseum floor with gladiator’s view

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The project features a retractable wooden floor set to be completed in 2023The project features a retractable wooden floor set to be completed in 2023

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The wooden retractable floor will allow visitors to stand where gladiators once fought.The wooden retractable floor will allow visitors to stand where gladiators once fought.

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The Italian minister of culture announced the winning bid to restore the Colosseum's arena on Sunday, a project that will allow visitors to view the archeological wonder from ground level as soon as 2023.The Italian minister of culture announced the winning bid to restore the Colosseum's arena on Sunday, a project that will allow visitors to view the archeological wonder from ground level as soon as 2023.

Italy Unveils Plan For New floor For Colosseum With Gladiator's View

Rome's historic Colosseum will be fitted out with a brand new high-tech wooden retractable flooring system to recreate the arena in all its grandeur.Rome's historic Colosseum will be fitted out with a brand new high-tech wooden retractable flooring system to recreate the arena in all its grandeur.

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Plans for the arena floor restoration of the Roman Colosseum (completed in AD80 under Emperor Titus) first appeared on Archinect in January. Concept for the new Colosseum arena floor. Video via MiC_Italia on YouTube. Milan Ingegneria's concept of a retractable arena floor allows the structure...Plans for the arena floor restoration of the Roman Colosseum (completed in AD80 under Emperor Titus) first appeared on Archinect in January. Concept for the new Colosseum arena floor. Video via MiC_Italia on YouTube. Milan Ingegneria's concept of a retractable arena floor allows the structure...

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The ancient Roman Colosseum is once again going to have a floor thanks to a new, hi-tech project announced by the culture ministry on Sunday."It is an extraordinary project," said Culture Minister Dario Franceschini, detailing the plans to create a flexible floor to give tourists a clearer idea of h...The ancient Roman Colosseum is once again going to have a floor thanks to a new, hi-tech project announced by the culture ministry on Sunday."It is an extraordinary project," said Culture Minister Dario Franceschini, detailing the plans to create a flexible floor to give tourists a clearer idea of h...

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Rome's Colosseum will have a new retractable arena floor by 2023 thanks to a hi-tech project covering the amphitheatre's tunnels and underground chambers.Rome's Colosseum will have a new retractable arena floor by 2023 thanks to a hi-tech project covering the amphitheatre's tunnels and underground chambers.

Italy unveils winning floor design for Colosseum arena

Milan Ingegneria will build a retractable floor for Rome's Colosseum, restoring a lost feature of the ancient arena.Milan Ingegneria will build a retractable floor for Rome's Colosseum, restoring a lost feature of the ancient arena.

Engineers Will Reconstruct the Colosseum's Arena Floor, Allowing Visitors to Stand Where Gladiators Once Fought

A Milan engineering firm beat 10 competitors who answered a 2020 call for submissions with its vision involving rotating wooden slats that would allow natural ventilation and lighting of the lower levels.A Milan engineering firm beat 10 competitors who answered a 2020 call for submissions with its vision involving rotating wooden slats that would allow natural ventilation and lighting of the lower levels.

2000-yr-old Colosseum set to get a new floor

A new stage will allow visitors to stand in the centre and view the Colosseum’s vaulted walls as they would have been seen by gladiators in ancient Rome.A new stage will allow visitors to stand in the centre and view the Colosseum’s vaulted walls as they would have been seen by gladiators in ancient Rome.

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Italian engineering firm, Milan Ingegneria, won the $22.2M contract to design the new flooring and has committed to complete the project by 2023.Italian engineering firm, Milan Ingegneria, won the $22.2M contract to design the new flooring and has committed to complete the project by 2023.

Italy unveils 'extraordinary project' to restore Colosseum floor

Project will allow visitors into centre of Roman arena, as well as restoring venue's intended purpose as a place to stage important eventsProject will allow visitors into centre of Roman arena, as well as restoring venue's intended purpose as a place to stage important events

Stage is set for £16m facelift that will give gladiator’s-eye view of the Colosseum

ROME — It is a view that gladiators would once have experienced as they prepared for mortal combat: staring into the banked crowds of the Colosseum, perhaps under the gaze...ROME — It is a view that gladiators would once have experienced as they prepared for mortal combat: staring into the banked crowds of the Colosseum, perhaps under the gaze of the mighty Roman emperor himself. Nearly 2,000 years later,...

$18 Million Refit of Colosseum Will Give Visitors a Gladiator’s View | The Seattle Times

The Colosseum is Italy's most popular tourist attraction, drawing some 7.6 million visitors in 2019.

Thanks to hi-tech, Italy's ancient Roman Colosseum to get new floor, stage will give visitors a gladiator's view - The Economic Times

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The Italian minister of culture announced the winning bid to restore the Colosseum's arena on Sunday, a project that will allow visitors to view the archeologicThe Italian minister of culture announced the winning bid to restore the Colosseum's arena on Sunday, a project that will allow visitors to view the archeological wonder from ground level as soon as 2023.   The 2,000-year-old structure is currently floorless, the ruins of the underground levels'...

Italy unveils winning project to restore Colosseum floor

An engineering firm will build a new hi-tech floor for the ancient Roman Colosseum as part of a project launched by Italy's culture ministry....An engineering firm will build a new hi-tech floor for the ancient Roman Colosseum as part of a project launched by Italy's culture ministry....

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The floor of Rome's Colosseum where gladiators fought wild animals and each other to the death is to be restored to its former glory for £16million, it was announced yesterday.The floor of Rome's Colosseum where gladiators fought wild animals and each other to the death is to be restored to its former glory for £16million, it was announced yesterday.

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Retractable floor will allow visitors to see the ‘majesty of the monument’ from its centre, says culture ministerRetractable floor will allow visitors to see the ‘majesty of the monument’ from its centre, says culture minister

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The Colosseum is getting an update — or a backdate, really. Italy’s culture minister Dario Franceschini announced the winning bid for a new retractable floor at the base of the Colosseum, the first step in restoring the Roman amphitheatre to its former glory. The Colosseum is getting an update — or a backdate, really. Italy’s culture minister Dario Franceschini announced the winning bid for a new retractable floor at the base of the Colosseum, the first

Rome's world-famous Colosseum is getting a new hi-tech floor | TheHill

The Colosseum is getting an update — or a backdate, really. Italy’s culture minister Dario Franceschini announced the winning bid for a new retractable floor at the base of the Colosseum, the first step in restoring the Roman amphitheatre to its former glory. The Colosseum is getting an update — or a backdate, really. Italy’s culture minister Dario Franceschini announced the winning bid for a new retractable floor at the base of the Colosseum, the first

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Plans for a new stage at the Colosseum have been unveiled in Italy. The flexible, wooden slat design will give the public a view of the Roman monument not seen for hundreds of years.Plans for a new stage at the Colosseum have been unveiled in Italy. The flexible, wooden slat design will give the public a view of the Roman monument not seen for hundreds of years.

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The Colosseum in Rome is about to get its floor back after 1,500 years, allowing visitors to stand on the spot where thousands of gladiators met a gory death.The new €15 million floor will featureThe Colosseum in Rome is about to get its floor back after 1,500 years, allowing visitors to stand on the spot where thousands of gladiators met a gory death.The new €15 million floor will feature

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A $22 million contract to build and install a retractable structure that will restore the traditional "arena," or stage for combat for gladiatorial shows in ancient Rome, was announced Sunday.A $22 million contract to build and install a retractable structure that will restore the traditional "arena," or stage for combat for gladiatorial shows in ancient Rome, was announced Sunday.

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The NZ$31 million project should be completed by 2023.The NZ$31 million project should be completed by 2023.

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The Italian minister of culture announced the winning bid to restore the Colosseum's arena on Sunday, a project that will allow visitors to view the archeological wonder from ground level as soon as 2023.The Italian minister of culture announced the winning bid to restore the Colosseum's arena on Sunday, a project that will allow visitors to view the archeological wonder from ground level as soon as 2023.

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It will give a clearer idea of how the arena would have looked in the time of the gladiators.. Read more at straitstimes.com.Europe News -It will give a clearer idea of how the arena would have looked in the time of the gladiators.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

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The ancient Roman Colosseum is once again going to have a floor thanks to a new, hi-tech project announced by Italy's culture ministry.The ancient Roman Colosseum is once again going to have a floor thanks to a new, hi-tech project announced by Italy's culture ministry.

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Project costing €18.5 million to show how arena looked when gladiators foughtProject costing €18.5 million to show how arena looked when gladiators fought

Italy unveils new high-tech floor design for Colosseum

The 2,000 year old structure is currently floorless.The 2,000 year old structure is currently floorless.

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Work on a wooden, retractable floor at the Roman landmark is expected to be finished by 2023.

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A project to build a high-tech, lightweight stage inside the Roman Colosseum will allow visitors a central viewpoint from within the ancient structure “to see the majesty of the monument," Italy’s culture minister said Sunday. Dario Franceschini announced a 18.5 million euro ($22 million) contract to build and install the retractable structure that will restore the traditional “arena,” or stage for combat for gladiatorial shows in ancient Rome. The stage was original to the first-century amphitheater and existed until the 1800s when it was removed for archaeological digs on the subterranean levels of the ancient structure, Franceschini said.A project to build a high-tech, lightweight stage inside the Roman Colosseum will allow visitors a central viewpoint from within the ancient structure “to see the majesty of the monument," Italy’s culture minister said Sunday. Dario Franceschini announced a 18.5 million euro ($22 million) contract to build and install the retractable structure that will restore the traditional “arena,” or stage for combat for gladiatorial shows in ancient Rome. The stage was original to the first-century amphitheater and existed until the 1800s when it was removed for archaeological digs on the subterranean levels of the ancient structure, Franceschini said.

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ROME (AP) — A project to build a high-tech, lightweight stage inside the Roman Colosseum will allow visitors a central viewpoint from within the ancient structure “to see the majesty of the monument," Italy’s culture minister said Sunday. Dario Franceschini announced a 18.5 million euro ($22 million) contract to build and install the retractable structure that will restore the traditional “arena,” or stage for combat for gladiatorial shows in ancient Rome. The stage was original to the first-century amphitheater and existed until the 1800s when it was removed for archaeological digs on the subterranean levels of the ancient structure, Franceschini said. ROME (AP) — A project to build a high-tech, lightweight stage inside the Roman Colosseum will allow visitors a central viewpoint from within the ancient structure “to see the majesty of the monument," Italy’s culture minister said Sunday. Dario Franceschini announced a 18.5 million euro ($22 million) contract to build and install the retractable structure that will restore the traditional “arena,” or stage for combat for gladiatorial shows in ancient Rome. The stage was original to the first-century amphitheater and existed until the 1800s when it was removed for archaeological digs on the subterranean levels of the ancient structure, Franceschini said.

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The project will allow visitors a central viewpoint from within the ancient structure “to see the majesty of the monument,” Italy’s culture minister said Sunday.The project will allow visitors a central viewpoint from within the ancient structure “to see the majesty of the monument,” Italy’s culture minister said Sunday.

A $22 million upgrade to Rome’s Colosseum will restore majestic view - The Boston Globe

The ancient Roman Colosseum is once again going to have a floor thanks to a new hi-tech project.The ancient Roman Colosseum is once again going to have a floor thanks to a new hi-tech project.

Italy unveils new hi-tech floor design for Colosseum

A project to build a high-tech, lightweight stage inside the Roman Colosseum will allow visitors a central viewpoint from within the ancient structure 'to see the majesty of the monument,' Italy's culture minister said Sunday.A project to build a high-tech, lightweight stage inside the Roman Colosseum will allow visitors a central viewpoint from within the ancient structure 'to see the majesty of the monument,' Italy's culture minister said Sunday.

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