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07/30/2013 11:26 am ET Updated Jul 30, 2013

Famous Sights Then And Now: The Colosseum (PHOTOS)

The ancient Colosseum of Rome, site of historic gladiator battles, has clearly had some structural issues: bits of rocks have fallen from it, causing many renovations and a 25 million dollar plan to build a barrier to protect tourists from falling rocks that should be finished in 2015.

But given that the Colosseum was opened in 80 AD, we think it is looking pretty good for its age.

Slide your mouse over the image below and judge for yourself!

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