Rome's Ancient Theater of Marcellus Looks Like A Missing Piece Of The Colosseum (& It Has Apartments)

Oct 04, 2023 137

The Romans loved public entertainment and built many massive theaters and amphitheaters around their empire. The most famous amphitheater in Rome is the Colosseum, but there are other amphitheaters and theaters to discover in the ancient city such as the Theater of Marcellus.

While some ancient Roman buildings have survived mostly in their ancient form (such as the Pantheon of Rome, the oldest building still in use), the Theater of Marcellus is an example of an ancient Roman monument that has been extensively modified. Many ancient Roman theaters (such as the Roman theater at Carthage, Tunisia) are still used for modern performances. Here's what to know about the Theater of Marcellus and how to visit.

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