Meet your guide by the massive Roman amphiteatre- the Colosseum. Learn about how it was commissioned by Emperor Vespasian of the Flavian dynasty as a gift to the Roman people in A.D. 70-72 and how it was used for gladiatorial combats and wild animal fights. Walk through the Imperial Forum and discover how it was used for religious, administration, education and even commercial activities. Hear the stories behind the history of the Temple of Antoninus and Faustina, learn about the Tabularium and explore the Temple of Hadrian. You will see the original Roman street level below ground in the Piazza di Pietra and explore the Pantheon, the majestic temple of all Gods, commissioned by Marcus Agrippa in 27 BC. Discover its massive interior, and the tombs of the painter Raphael, and 2 kings of Italy.