Rome moves to protect Colosseum from traffic

Roads closed around Italian capital's landmark in move to preserve the 2000-year-old building.

    Private cars have been banned from driving past the Colosseum in Italy's capital, Rome.

    It is part of a move to protect the 2000-year-old landmark.

    Al Jazeera’s Barnaby Phillips reports from Rome.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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