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Elton John performed his free concert in front of Rome’s Colosseum
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Sunday 4
September 2005 @ 21:26
– GMT

Elton John perfomed outside the Colosseum, Rome 3 September 2005Elton performed and delighted hundreds of thousands of fans  at a concert outside the Colosseum on Saturday night, 3 September 2005 . People of all ages clapped and danced at the free concert on the Via dei Fori Imperiali, the large boulevard that leads to the Colosseum and is lined with ancient Roman relics.

Fans included families with babies, and security officials estimated the crowd at 200,000. Some had been there since dawn to grab good spots.

“I love places that have an incredible history,” Elton said in taped remarks that were released to news organizations before the concert. “I love the Italian way of life, I love the food, I love the people, I love the attitudes of Italians.”