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Italy's government has [given / giving] the green light for the refurbishment of Rome's [famously / famous] ancient Colosseum. The Colosseum is [one / once] of the world's most iconic sites and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. It is an [evil / oval] amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome and is the largest ancient amphitheatre [ever / never] built. It was completed over two [millennium / millennia] ago in AD 80. The plans will [watch / see] the monument [fitted / inflated] with a new floor that will allow visitors the chance to stand where Roman gladiators once fought for their [lifestyles / lives] . Gladiators were used to entertain audiences during the Roman Empire by fighting to the death with swords against other gladiators, wild animals, and [condemned / commended] criminals.

Italy's Culture Minister Dario Franceschini [renounced / announced] the high-tech project and said it would [open / openly] to the public by 2023. It is projected to cost around 18.5 million euro, or $22.2 million. The Colosseum [currently / current] has no floor. Archeologists removed the [originated / original] floor in the 19th Century to [expose / suppose] the structure's network of underground [tunnel / tunnels] . Mr Franceschini said the new floor would be "extraordinary" and would allow visitors to see "the [majesty / majestic] of the Colosseum" from its centre. He added: "It's [others / another] step forward toward rebuilding the arena. It is an ambitious project that will [aid / placate] the conservation of the archaeological [scriptures / structures] while getting back to the original image of the Colosseum."

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