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  • Colosseum: Tour with Arena Floor, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

    1. Colosseum: Tour with Arena Floor, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

    See the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill on a guided tour of all 3 attractions. Learn all about everyday Roman life, the Colosseum’s gory history, and the city’s rumored founding hill. After entering the Colosseum, tour the amphitheater as your guide brings history to life. Visit the normally off-limits’ arena floor and imagine the crowds from the gladiators’ perspective. Next, visit the Roman Forum, the epicenter of Roman political, religious, and social life. Home to the Temple of Julius Caesar and Roman Senate, it was full of grand, classical architecture and a marketplace. Then walk up Palatine Hill, the reputed birthplace of Rome and center of its 7 hills. Enjoy panoramic city views from here, including exceptional views over the Roman Forum and Colosseum.

  • Colosseum: Tour with Arena Floor, Underground and Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

    2. Colosseum: Tour with Arena Floor, Underground and Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

    This incredible tour goes to the very heart of ancient Rome and allows you to explore the Empire’s most iconic monuments. With your group, an experienced tour guide will take you back to the time of gladiator fights at the Colosseum. Your guide will also reveal the secrets of the Roman Forum, which was the political and economic center of the city. No tour of this area would be complete without exploring the Palatine Hill. This was the Beverly Hills of ancient Rome, where emperors and nobles resided, high above the common people below.

  • Rome: Skip the Line Colosseum, Forum, and Palatine Hill Tour

    3. Rome: Skip the Line Colosseum, Forum, and Palatine Hill Tour

    Begin your tour of Rome's Ancient City with skip-the-line access to the Colosseum. Get acquainted with your guide and listen to an introduction to the Colosseum. Learn about the building's incredible construction and why it is considered an engineering marvel to this day.

    With priority entrance, notice the Roman numerals above each archway as you cruise past long ticket lines. Explore the Colosseum’s first and second levels as your guide shares stories of the emperors, gladiators, and famous battles that make the Colosseum Rome's most celebrated ancient monument.

    With your newly acquired expertise of ancient Romans, get ready to appreciate the second part of the tour—a walk through the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Pass by the triumphal Arch of Constantine as you learn the story of Rome's birth and its legendary twins, Romul...

    We had a great time with our tour guide Claudia who was very sympathatic and caretaking. Claudia shared her broad knowledge about the roman history in a very easy going and funny way. We had a great time and can definitely recommend this amazing tour. Thank you Claudia!

  • Rome: Colosseum Arena Floor & Ancient Rome Fast Track Tour

    4. Rome: Colosseum Arena Floor & Ancient Rome Fast Track Tour

    Save precious time and skip the long lines to the Colosseum as you enter the world's most famous amphitheater through the Gladiator's Gate.

    See a partially reconstructed section of the arena floor to imagine what the building looked like during the Roman Empire.

    Follow your guide on an exciting journey through the history of the monument, and get a close-up view of the underground chambers where wild animals were kept for bloodthirsty entertainment.

    Learn how the building was brought to life. Hear about the battles that took place there over time. Relive the experience of the gladiators from an exclusive perspective. Then, go to the Roman Forum to discover the center of political and social life in Ancient Rome.

    Our guide Nicola made the tour so much fun and gave us lots and lots of information about the Roman Forum and the colosseum. We really enjoyed this tour.

  • Colosseum Underground and Ancient Rome Tour

    5. Colosseum Underground and Ancient Rome Tour

    Discover what lies beneath the arena floor as you witness the dungeons, underground tunnels, and chambers of the colosseum. The tour will begin with special access to the arena floor where you will receive an introduction before descending underground. As you stand on the arena floor, walk in the footsteps of gladiators and imagine the roaring crowd. Get an up-close view of where the emperor, with a single gesture, would decide the fate of the warriors waiting below. Then, descend beneath the colosseum and see the tunnels that connected the colosseum with the Ludus Magnus, where the gladiators would train. Observe the chambers that would house wild animals and see the elevators that were used to release these predators onto the arena floor, to the surprise of gladiators and the delight of spectators. Continue with a walk through the Roman Forum, Ancient Rome’s city center, followed by ...

    Amanda was the best!!! Highly recommend. She had so much information, was very funny, and cared for the guests above and beyond. She even gave us restaurant recommendations nearby. Best pasta ever!

  • Rome: 1-Hour Fast-Track Colosseum Tour

    6. Rome: 1-Hour Fast-Track Colosseum Tour

    Begin your tour at either 9:30 AM or 11:00 AM, or in the afternoon at 1:00 PM or 3:00 PM. Take some beautiful wide angle and panoramic photos of the Colosseum and the surrounding areas before the tour begins. Enjoy fast-track entrance tickets and head straight inside, without wasting time in the ticket lines.   Walk inside the Colosseum and feel the magnitude of where you are. Benefit from access to the Colosseum arena with a beautiful view over the underground level. Explore the ground floor level and up to the second tier as your guide recreates the past with stories of epic battles, bringing to life the walls that surround you. Learn about the types of games and ferocious battles that the Romans enjoyed the most. See where the emperor would be perched, high above the arena floor, ready to decide the fate of another gladiator as he stood before a roaring Roman crowd. Along with provi...

    Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable about the history of Rome and was able to relate this specifically to the Colosseum. We had several children participating in the tour and our guide made it very enjoyable for them as well. The experience would not have been the same with simply an entry ticket. This is something my kids and I will never forget.

  • Rome: Colosseum and Vatican Tour

    7. Rome: Colosseum and Vatican Tour

    Visit the Colosseum, one of the most iconic structures in the world. Skip the ticket line to access the Colosseum quickly and easily. Learn about the architecture and history of this massive amphitheater, which hosted senators, emperors, and gladiators, as well as animals from all over the world. You'll have the opportunity to visit Palatine Hill, site of the foundation of Rome, followed by exploring the Roman Forum site. Make your own way to the Vatican Museums. The complex is home to 54 different galleries and four statue museums: Museo Pio-Clementino, Museo Chiaramonti, Museo Gregoriano Etrusco and the Museo Gregoriano Egiziano. See some of the most famous works of art in the world, from artists including Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Carvaggio, Raphael and Giotto, to name a few. The 54th gallery of the Vatican Museums is the famed Sistine Chapel, completed around 1483. View many...

  • Rome: 1-Hour Ultimate Colosseum Tour

    8. Rome: 1-Hour Ultimate Colosseum Tour

    You will begin the tour at either 9:30 AM/11:00 AM or in the afternoon at 1:00 PM/3:00 PM at the meeting place Largo Gaetana Agnesi, 3. Here, you will take some beautiful wide-angle and panoramic photos of the Colosseum and the surrounding areas before the tour begins. Being one of the most visited monuments in the world, there will be a regularly long ticket line at the Colosseum. You will be provided with skip-the-line entrance tickets, so the group can head straight inside and not waste time standing around in the ticket lines.   As you walk inside the Colosseum, you will begin to feel the magnitude of where you are. Exploring the ground floor level and up to the second tier, your guide will recreate the past, with stories of epic battles, painting pictures in your mind and bringing to life the walls that surround you. Learn about the types of games and ferocious battles that the Ro...

  • Rome: 3.5-Hour Colosseum and Ancient Rome Walking Tour

    9. Rome: 3.5-Hour Colosseum and Ancient Rome Walking Tour

    The best way to see Rome is on this 3.5 hour guide walking tour with a small group. Discover the most famous sights and skip the lines at the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Hear stories of gladiator fights as you explore the Colosseum's first and second tiers. Wander through the ruins of the Roman Forum and marvel at the ancient temples, columns and sculptures. Stop at the Capitoline Hill to admire the great view over the Forum area. Walk down to Piazza Venezia to admire the monument of Vittorio Emanuele and the square. See the sacred area of Largo di Torre Argentina where Julio Caesar was assassinated. Enjoy photo stops at Rome’s big-name attractions like the Pantheon and famous Piazza Navona. This tour offers the perfect introduction to the city’s fascinating history. It is perfect for first-time visitors to the ancient city, as well as for anyone who wants to learn more about Rome's gre...

    Brialliat tour, loads of information and well worth the visit to all attractions.

  • Colosseum Skip-the-Line at the Gladiator's Entrance

    10. Colosseum Skip-the-Line at the Gladiator's Entrance

    Follow in the footsteps of the fearless gladiators of Ancient Rome and enter the Colosseum through a reserved entrance with no need to wait in line. Explore the magnificent amphitheater in a small group of no more than 20 people and benefit from complimentary headphones to ensure you can clearly hear your guide. Step back in time and imagine life in the Roman Republic more than 2,000 years ago. Enter directly onto the center stage of the Colosseum, usually closed to the general public. Continue to the 2 main tiers of the mighty monument as your guide brings the Roman Empire back to life. Listen to engaging tales about the history of the Colosseum and Ancient Rome during an amazing 2-hour experience that you will never forget!

    Excellent guide! Amazing knowledge about history and area. Gide like him make you go back all the time.

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What people are saying about Colosseum Arena Floor

Claudia found exactly the promised balance between history lessons and vacation. She guided us through the ages and the ruins with great feeling and helped to classify the things that were confusing for the layperson and the right time and environment. The time flew by. Thanks very much.

We had a great time with our tour guide Claudia who was very sympathatic and caretaking. Claudia shared her broad knowledge about the roman history in a very easy going and funny way. We had a great time and can definitely recommend this amazing tour. Thank you Claudia!

Absolutely incredible tour! Amanda was amazing and so knowledgeable. We did a few tours while in Italy and this was still one of our favorites.

What an amazing experience, our guide Sylvia brought the ancient world to life!

Having an informative guide really helped us to enjoy the Colosseum a lot more.