Italy unveils new hi-tech floor design for Colosseum

This is what the Colosseum's new floor will look like

Location: Italy, Rome

Italy’s culture ministry unveiled the new hi-tech project

that will allow tourists to venture to the center of the area

The new floor will be flexible and bring natural light to the labyrinth below

Archaeologists removed the flooring to inspect underground chambers

It was never fully replaced

Engineering firm Milan Ingegneria won the contract, worth over $22 million

and has committed to completing the project by 2023