Tourists are seen visiting the ancient Colosseum as seen from the topmost floor on the occasion of a media tour presenting the re-opening after forty years of the fourth and fifth level of the Italy's most famous site, in Rome, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. Italian Culture Minister Dario Francheschini was …

Rome with a View: Colosseum Sets Visitor Record in 2018

The Roman Colosseum set a new record for visitors in 2018 as Italian counter-terrorism forces have sent a convincing message that citizens and tourists will be protected and have nothing to fear.


Wham! Italy Pummeled by 10 Earthquakes in Four Hours

Having not yet recovered from the severe earthquakes of recent months, central Italy was struck by ten earthquakes in succession over a four-hour period Wednesday, all of them registering over 4.0 on the Richter Scale.

A general view shows the ancient Colosseum on June 28, 2016 in Rome. Diego della Valle, Ceo of luxury shoe brand Tod's, announced on July 1st, 2016 the end of the restoration of the façade of the Colosseum funded by his company. / AFP / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo credit should …

The Roman Colosseum Gets a $7.2 Million Facelift

The Colosseum has recently completed a multimillion dollar restoration, leaving Rome’s most iconic structure gleaming white and more imposing than ever under the Italian sun.