Is there a colosseum in UK?
Indeed, this British Colosseum – in Chester – may well have been built as a replica of the one in Rome, possibly on the orders of the Roman Emperor Septimius Severus, who was in Britain at the time. … Chester’s inhabitants appear to have been enthusiastic supporters of their Colosseum.
What did the Romans call Chester?
Chester was originally settled by the Romans in the first century AD and called Fortress Diva, after the River Dee upon which it stands.