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Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill Priority Entry Tickets

  • Mobile ticket

Head to the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill and immerse yourself in Ancient Rome's wonders with optional digital audio guides.

Highlights

  • Get priority tickets to the Colosseum giving you flexible entry to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill anytime within 24 hours of your Colosseum visit.

  • Be transported to the hub of ancient socio-economic life at the Roman Forum, and take in unparalleled views of the city from Palatine Hill.

  • Choose to add on a multilingual audio-video guide or watch an engaging multimedia video on the fascinating sites you will visit.

  • Or, get a ticket upgrade to check out the Mamertine Prison, which was the site where the enemies of Rome were imprisoned.

  • Did you know? The Neronian Cryptoporticus is a hidden 130-meter long underground passage that once connected Palatine Hill to the Colosseum.

Inclusions

  • Timed, flexible, or skip-the-line entry to: (based on the option you choose)

    • Colosseum

    • Roman Forum

    • Palatine Hill

  • Special access to Colosseum Arena (optional)

  • 25-min multi-media video on Ancient Rome (optional)

  • 90-min walking tour of Rome (optional)

  • Entry to the Mamertine Prison (optional)

  • Digital audio guide in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian & Chinese (optional)

  • Access to current exhibitions at Colosseum, Palatine Hill, & Roman Forum (optional)

  • Assistance at meeting point

Exclusions

  • Expert guide

  • Access to the Colosseum underground, arena floor, or upper floors

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

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Guests from Spain, France, United Kingdom and over 102 countries have loved this experience
NOGIER  MICHEL

Nogier

3/5

Apr, 2024

L' audio guide a mal fonctionné au Colisée et n' a pas fonctionné du tout au Mont Palatin. Quel dommage ! Je ne renouvellerai pas l' expérience avec headout.
Maria Giannikou

Maria

4/5

Apr, 2024

Breathtaking monument , everything was great , just pay attention to type of guided tour you are about to book , because ours said "guided tour" and then when we arrived and showed them our tickets , they said that this is a digital guided tour ( the one we booked) ( which was on the email , at the very end )
Delepierre Joke

Delepierre

3/5

Apr, 2024

We went to touristation. Then the guide brought us to the entrance of the Roman Forum, to prove that our children were below 18. Then we had to go back to touristation for the movie experience. Then Colosseum and afterward the Roman Forum. Many extra steps with little children. It would have been better to meet at the entrance of the Roman Forum.
Richard Hoyte

Richard

4/5

Apr, 2024

The coliseum speaks for itself - you can't beat massive, awesome old stuff. Shame everyone else loved it too and got in our way
PABLO ALBERTO SILVEYRA

Pablo

3/5

Apr, 2024

entradas sin problemas. con la Audioguía esperaba otro servicio. no puede usarlo. muy complicado la bajada de la guía. no teníamos auriculares. Pensábamos que retirabamos un aparato y listo. decepción con eso. lo demás todo bien.

The glory of the Colosseum

The Colosseum is one of Italy’s most popular destinations. Believed to have been constructed as a gift from the ancient emperors to the Roman people, this grand outdoor amphitheater once served as an epicenter for entertainment, hosting various public spectacles and games. A stage for gladiator fights, often including animals, the Colosseum has quite the bloody past. Step back in time, marvel at the impressive architecture, and walk the floor of the greatest arena known to mankind.

Marvel at the Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

Your Colosseum ticket also includes entry to the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. Head to the Roman Forum and travel back in time as you walk along the same paths as the ancient Romans did. You’ll get a chance to witness popular sites including the Temple of Antoninus Pius, Temple of Castor and Pollux, Temple of Saturn, Arch of Septimius Severus, and much more.

Palatine Hill offers one of the best views of the city. Here, the lush Farnese Gardens offer a peaceful escape from the crowds. Relax amidst manicured terraces, statues, and panoramic views of the Roman Forum and Colosseum. Once considered the most desirable neighborhood in Rome, Palatine Hill lives on as an extensive archaeological site and was the chosen spot for Emperors to build their homes. To enhance your experience, you can step into the walls of the Mamertine Prison with a ticket upgrade, and learn about the foes of Rome once imprisoned here.

Colosseum

Monday9:00 AM - 7:15 PMlast entry 6:15 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM - 7:15 PMlast entry 6:15 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM - 7:15 PMlast entry 6:15 PM
Thursday9:00 AM - 7:15 PMlast entry 6:15 PM
Friday9:00 AM - 7:15 PMlast entry 6:15 PM
Saturday9:00 AM - 7:15 PMlast entry 6:15 PM
Sunday9:00 AM - 7:15 PMlast entry 6:15 PM

What to bring

  • Have your ID ready to qualify for free entry.

What's not allowed

  • You will be denied entry if you do not carry a valid ID or passport with you and present it at the time of entry if requested.

  • Note that the following are not allowed on this tour: Large backpacks, and luggage.

  • No storage facility is available. You can, however, take a baby stroller into the Colosseum with you, should it be necessary.

Additional information

  • After booking the ticket, you’ll receive information on how to download the digital audio guide app on your smartphone.

  • Families with children will be escorted to the entrance of the Roman Forum

  • The mandatory security check can take 30 min or more. To make the security checks quicker, please insert any object (including mobile phone) in the bag/backpack or in the tray to be included in the X-ray.

  • Please note that entry to the Colosseum is free on the first Sunday of the month, just beware of the crowds!

  • Please note that timed priority entry is only available at the Colosseum, but the tickets for the Forum and Palatine will remain valid for an additional 24 hours after the Colosseum entry time selected during booking.

  • You might be given a time slot 30 minutes earlier or up to 2 hours later than the one you picked, depending on what's available.

  • The tickets for the Palatine and Forum will remain valid for an additional 24 hours after the Colosseum entry time selected during booking.

  • Note that there are 2 entrances: one for the Colosseum, and another for the Roman Forum & Palatine Hill (combined). You may enter each entrance ONLY ONCE and not re-enter.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please arrive at the redemption point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Head to the "Individual Entrance Gate" at the Colosseum and go directly to the line which says "Visitors With Reservations" with your mobile ticket and valid photo ID.

  • Scan your mobile ticket at the turnstile and proceed to the mandatory security check.

Get Directions to the Redemption Point

Getting There

  • The Colosseum can be reached by metro line B, train line 3, or via buses 75, 81, 673, 175, and 204.

  • If you’re coming from Rome’s Termini train station, the quickest and most efficient way to reach the Colosseum is by metro.

  • If you prefer to get there on foot, it’s about a 30-minute walk from the train station.

Tune In to the Audio Guide

  • The Fast Track Entry Ticket + Digital Audio Guide includes a digital audio guide to the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Roman Forum.

  • Download the audio guide app on your smartphone before your experience at a location where WiFi is easily available. The details of installing the app will be shared in an email after you book your ticket.

  • The app will present you with an interactive map of the attractions. As you walk around, tap the area you are exploring to listen to an introductory commentary.

  • Should you choose the Fast Track Entry Ticket + Audio-Video Guide option, you will get access to a physical audio-video device redeemable on-site instead of a digital audio guide.

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