It’s an hour after sunrise and you’re surrounded by tens of thousands of people. Everyone is nervous – you can cut the tension with a knife. All of a sudden, the entire amphitheater roars to life and the gladiators enter the Arena. A day of games at the Colosseum in Ancient Rome is about to begin. Today, on average, seven million people a year visit the iconic n Roman Colosseum. Learn about why these ruins are so important.