A major restoration works were carried out between 1993 and 2000 which costs nearly 40 million. It is more known as a symbol of the campaign against capital punishment internationally. The color of the light of Colosseum is changed from white to gold whenever a serious penalty is announced anywhere in world.
It was also a venue where many games took place, which earned emperors much respect and love. Once the show was started, comedians or comical acts were being done, then the show off of animals. And finally end with fights to the death. The brave fighters were usually criminals, prisoners of a war or servant.
On Good Friday, pope leads a torch lit procession in Colosseum known as ‘Way of the Cross’.