Flavian Amphitheater of Pozzuoli: history and itineraries
The Flavian Amphitheatre of Pozzuoli is one of magnificent Roman architecture, Built in 1 A.D the third biggest construction of the Romans after the Colosseum and of Capua , it shows the prestigious developments in engineering achieved in Ancient Rome. It was used for gladiatorial combats and had a capacity of up to 40,000 spectators.
The structure of the amphitheater demonstrates from its pit placed in the center and from the lifting systems for the cages of the animals, that the amphitheater of Pozzuoli could accommodate up to 40 thousand spectators.
The particularity of the Flavian Amphitheater of Pozzuoli is that it has been preserved entirety like no other ancient amphitheater: it deserves to be visited at least once during a tour of Pozzuoli and its surroundings.