Colosseo (Rome Metro)

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Logo Metropolitane Italia.svg
Metro colosseo2 17102007.jpg
Station statistics
Coordinates 41°53′29″N 12°29′29″E / 41.89139°N 12.49139°E / 41.89139; 12.49139Coordinates: 41°53′29″N 12°29′29″E / 41.89139°N 12.49139°E / 41.89139; 12.49139
Structure type Underground
Other information
Opened 1955
Owned by Atac di Roma
Preceding station   Rome Metro   Following station
toward Laurentina
Line B
The main entrance to the station on the Via Del Colosseo. Exiting here, passengers immediately see the Colosseum and Arch of Constantine in front of them

Colosseo is a station on Line B of the Rome Metro. It was opened on 10 February 1955 and is located, as its name suggests, in the Monti rione on via del Colosseo near the Colosseum. The station is currently involved in the works preparing for the Metro's Line C.

Its atrium houses mosaics from the Artemetro Roma Prize. They are by Pietro Dorazio (Italy), Kenneth Noland (USA) and Emil Schumacher (Germany)[1] .[2] The main exit is on the lower level, in front of the Colosseum and to the right of the Arch of Constantine, whilst its other exit is on largo Agnesi towards San Pietro in Vincoli and is up on a second level.



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  1. ^ "Mosaic Colosseo » Mosaic wall in the Stazione Colosseo, 1996". Emil Schumacher Museum. Retrieved 2013-03-24. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]

External links[edit]

Media related to Metropolitana di Roma linea B - Colosseo at Wikimedia Commons