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The Colosseum in Rome is for sale!

The Palazzo Orsini in Rome, which greatly resembles the Colosseum, is up for sale for €32 million($42 million).

Its asking price is thought to make it the most expensive property currently on sale in the Italian capital, and one of the most expensive in Europe.



The 11,000 sq ft property has frescoed staterooms, a ballroom, three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a library, a dining room, a terrace, a separate penthouse and cellars.

The Palazzo Orsini is built on top of the still-standing stone and marble shell of the Theatre of Marcellus, dating from the 1st Century BC.

Read more about the real  Colosseum by clicking here!

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