Italy’s most famous tourist attraction, the Colosseum, will reopen on June 1, after nearly three months of closure, due to coronavirus pandemic.
The Archaeological Park of the Colosseum, which includes the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, said in a statement that in recent months the “surrealist silence” had been “very difficult” for him.
Visitors to the Colosseum will now have to pay in advance for the visit, put on face masks and check the temperature at the entrance.
Visitors will be admitted in groups of up to 14 people, every 15 minutes.
Like other monuments and museums in Italy, the Colosseum and the Roman Forum closed on March 8.
Last year, they attracted more than 7.5 million visitors.
In ancient Rome, this space, dating from the first century, was used as a place for public executions and bloody sports.