Albenga Amphitheatre

Albenga, Italy

Built around the 2nd century AD, the Albenga amphitheater is still the only building of this kind known in the Riviera di Ponente.

According to the portions of the wall that re-emerged in the excavations of 1973/75, it is believed that it had an elliptical plan of about 72.80 meters for 52.20 and that it could contain a few thousand spectators.Probably used only for gladiatorial shows, in history it was the scene of the most diversified events: it was used as a burial place in the Middle Ages and saw two small bunkers used by German troops to control the war in the middle of its arena.

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Founded: 2nd century AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Italy

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