Private tour

Colosseum: Private Tour with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

4.8 / 5

75 reviews

Colosseum: Private Tour with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

From US$ 124.38 per person

Enjoy a private tour of the Colosseum and learn about the trials and traumas of the gladiators who battled there. Then, explore the beautiful Roman Forum.

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Duration options: 3 hours
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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Pets
  • Baby strollers
  • Drones

Know before you go

  • A ticket needs to be booked for all participants, regardless of their age.
Highlights
  • Experience Ancient Rome at the Colosseum and Roman Forum
  • Ascend the Palatine Hill for a magnificent view of Rome
  • Admire the Arch of Constantine and the Ancient Via Sacra
  • Enjoy the undivided attention of your own expert guide
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Meet your private guide at the Colosseum. Here, your expert in Roman history will give you an introduction to the finest arena of the Roman Empire. You'll then explore the magnificent Colosseum, which had 80 entrances and could accommodate around 65,000 spectators. Hear about the spectacular festivals the Romans held here, which could last up to 100 days. After visiting the Colosseum, you will have some time to take some pictures, buy refreshments and wander around before starting the second part of your tour. Next, learn about the daily life of ancient Rome with a visit to its most bustling center of activity, the Roman Forum – see the temples, squares and legal buildings that would have defined this area. Finally, continue onwards to the Palatine Hill, the mythological birthplace of Rome’s founder, Romulus. Admire a spectacular view of the modern city, the ruins of Nero’s Golden House, and the Circus Maximus.
Includes
  • Palatine Hill, Roman Forum, Colosseum private tour
  • Access to Palatine Hill
  • Access to Roman Forum
  • Access to Colosseum
  • Live tour guide
  • Access to Colosseum Arena Floor
  • Access to Colosseum Underground
  • Access to Colosseum Upper Level
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Please arrive 20 minutes before the starting time. The meeting point is between the green kiosk on the right as you exit the Colosseo metro station.

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 75 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Service
    4.7/5
  • Organization
    4.8/5

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July 29, 2021

December 25, 2019

The private guided tour with Catherine was perfect, it allowed us to understand the whole history of the Colosseum and life in Rome at that time! Very enriching, our 12 and 13 year old children enjoyed it a lot and were able to ask their questions!

October 21, 2021

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