Plan to restore floor of Rome's Colosseum

Italy's culture minister backs bid to rebuild building's floor, allowing visitors to stand where gladiators once fought.

    Rome's ancient Colosseum was once the arena for deadly battles, serving as entertainment to the city's population.

    Now, Italy's culture minister has backed a plan to rebuild the floor of the Colosseum, allowing visitors to stand where the gladiators once fought.

    Al Jazeera's Claudio Lavanga reports from Rome.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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