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New iPhone app brings virtual visitors to streets of ancient Rome

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Thanks to the application, anyone can see the Colosseum just as Romans saw it, the day it was officially opened in the year 80 AD.  

The makers of this app,  say it can be used by anyone. For example it will allow art experts to better understand ancient architecture. As far as tourists, it can help them get a better idea of what to look for while visiting.

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“It can also be used to schedule a visit, because it allows for manual navigation. You can visit a place and move around and consider beforehand if you actually want to go. That way you can make more use of the time while visiting”


As of now, one can see the reconstruction of the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and parts of the Palatine Hill. In the future, the company plans to add more sites to the list.

It also have plans for a navigation system in Athens and a reconstruction of the famous Arena in the Italian city of Verona.


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