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0 Minutes Away - Ludus Magnus

    0 Minutes Away - Ludus Magnus

    We are right above it. It is part of our very foundations. The Great Game, as the literal translation of Ludus Magnus goes, was the largest and most important of Rome’s gladiatorial schools, and was located beside the Colosseum, connected to the latter by an underground passage.

    Commissioned by Diocletian and situated in the valley between the Esquiline and Caelian hills, the building had the typical layout of a barracks with dormitories and amenities on three floors. At the centre lay an arena, a smaller-scale reproduction of that of the Colosseum.

    The ruins of the barracks were discovered in 1937, though much of the structure remains hidden. Did you know that only one-tenth or less of the the ruins of Ancient Rome have been uncovered to date?

    PUNTA TRAGARA CAPRI Manfredi - Fine Hotel Collection
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    Discover the Ludus Magnus and the Colosseum, just 2 steps from our hotel

    ARTESOLE S.r.l.
    Via Claudio Monteverdi, 16
    00198 ROMA
    P.IVA 07738821003


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