Rome : Housecleaning the Colosseum

Rome Colosseum

One of Europe’s most recognizable landmarks, the Roman Colosseum, is getting a bath. Not for 2000 years has the mammoth building been cleaned. The Colosseum, blackened from centuries of pollution and grime, has fallen under siege by an Italian cleaning crew and is being scoured inch by inch. Rome’s postcard amphitheatre likely needs a good wash considering 50,000 roaring …

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