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Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill Guided Tour with Arena Floor Access

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Walk, talk, and see what gladiators did, and then some on this guided tour of the Colosseum, Forum, and Palatine Hill, with exclusive access to the Arena.

Highlights

  • Discover Rome's historic gems: the Colosseum, Forum, and Palatine Hill with exclusive Arena entry, all in one tour with an expert guide.

  • Bypass ticket queues to trace the footsteps of gladiators, senators, and wild beasts who all called the Colosseum home.

  • Let your expert guide tell you all about the social and political life in ancient Rome as you explore the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.

  • Upgrade to enjoy your guided tour with a small group to keep your experience as intimate and leisurely as possible!

  • Fun Fact: According to Roman mythology, Palatine Hill is where the city of Rome was founded by twin brothers Romulus and Remus.

Inclusions

  • 2.5 - 3.5hrs tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

  • Skip-the-line entry to the Colosseum floors 1 and 2

  • Access to the Colosseum arena floor

  • Entry to the Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

  • Expert multilingual guide

  • Headsets

Exclusions

  • Access to the Colosseum underground or upper floors

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

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Guests from Spain, United States, United Kingdom and over 77 countries have loved this experience
Mackinder david grimaldo vargas

Mackinder

5/5

Apr, 2024

Verdaderamente que el guia ha permitido que nuestra experiencia sea muy agradable, quedamos muy satisfechos con el tour.
Laura Nogueira Robles

Laura

5/5

Apr, 2024

La guía, María, se tomó todo el tiempo necesario para explicarlo todo y nos ofreció tiempo para todas las fotos de rigor. Fue una experiencia genial gracias a ella.
Javier Elias Montero Zapata

Javier

5/5

Apr, 2024

Nos encantó demasiado, la guia demasiado explícita y con un carisma genial que nos hizo disfrutar y aprender mucho durante el recorrido, nos quedamos muy muy contentos, muchas gracias por todo!!
Kaveda Jeyamohan

Kaveda

4/5

Apr, 2024

Our tour guide was great and gave us time for photos and to look around. But my family and I did feel that the group size is too large for a tour like that. At times it was hard to keep up in the large crowds!
Mark  Petterle

Mark

3/5

Apr, 2024

The tour was awesome and the tour guide was very knowledgeable. Here is a problem though. I have a hearing disability. Even with the headset we are given, it was very difficult to hear the guide as she spoke throughout the tour. There was no way to adjust or amplify the sound from the headsets. The headsets should come with individual volume controls for each persons requirements.

A day in the life, gladiator-style

Walk past the crowds smoothly with your guide into the mighty Colosseum, ready to see and learn everything. The depth of its history embedded in the many-tiered structure is as vast as the monument itself. Watch out for goosebumps as you walk through the Gladiator Gate. Enter the Arena, which once hosted epic historical battles, and don't forget to greet the Arch of Constantine.

View the senator seats up close, from where the royalty entertained themselves to bloodthirsty quarrels. Peek down from the edge of the Arena's floor to discover chambers that once contained wild beasts and pathways the gladiators took. Walk through the entire circumference of the Colosseum, and try to picture it when 80,000 screaming Romans occupied it.

The Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Step away from the glory of the Colosseum to the Roman Forum, to discover the center of political and social life in Ancient Rome. Visit a vantage point with equally enriching views and history. Learn about it from your guide and take some time to explore it on your own. Next up, trek to the top of Palatine Hill for unparalleled views of the Forum and Circus Maximus.

What to bring

  • Everyone must bring valid IDs for smooth entry.

What's not allowed

  • Luggage and large bags are not permitted in the Colosseum.

Accessibility

  • The venue is not accessible by wheelchairs, prams/strollers, or baby carriages.

  • This tour might not be suitable for those with restricted mobility.

Additional information

  • The guided tour is available in English, Spanish, Italian, French, or German.

  • Please note the chosen time must be respected and latecomers will not be accommodated.

  • The tour covers all 3 sites. However, the order of sites visited may be subject to change.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

Meeting point

  • Please check your final voucher for the meeting point details and specific instructions.
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