The Coliseum, originally constructed in 72 AD as an amphitheatre, is an important piece of Roman history. The Coliseum was famously used for gladiator battles, as well as executions, animal hunts and drama performances. The ruins are an extremely popular tourist attraction and are a must-see if you are in Rome.
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum is a great attraction to visit if you are traveling to Las Vegas with children. Both children and adults enjoy interacting with the wax figures. You can shoot hoops with Shaq, talk to President Obama and get married to George Clooney. The museum even provides props to enhance your photos with the figures. With so many different figures, there is someone that interests everyone.
First built in the 11th century, Château d’Amboise is a great option for a historic tour of Loire Valley. Used as a fort in the Gallo-Roman times, Charles VII seized the castle in 1434 and Charles VIII rebuilt it in 1492 in a late Gothic flamboyant style. Charles VIII died in the castle he rebuilt, after hitting his head against a low door lintel.