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The Colosseum opens nosebleed section

The famous Italian tourist haunt is opening the doors to its nosebleed section for the first time in 40 years.

On Tuesday, officials showed off the newly restored fourth and fifth levels of the Colosseum, which float around 40 metres above the ground.

The floors will be open to the public for guided tours starting early November in groups of 25 maximum.

According to Pedestrian TV, entry into the section will cost you an extra $13.50 on top of the Colosseum entry fee of $18.

Hotspots like Rome’s Colosseum have been on tourist’s must-do lists for years, with TW reporting in August this year that queues to get into the former battle ground can last up to two hours.

Ticket queue for Colosseum in Rome

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