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Colosseum Skip-the-Line Private Tour with Arena Access

Product ID: 145227
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Skip the long lines to the Colosseum and access the Arena floor of the historic monument with a private guide in your preferred language. Journey back to the days of the Roman Empire and relive some of the epic battles of the mighty amphitheater.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration: 1.5 hours
Starting times 10:00 AM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM
Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, German, Russian

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  • Skip the long lines to access the best parts of the Colosseum
  • Marvel as Ancient Rome is brought to life by your guide
  • See the underground level from the reconstructed Arena
Full description
Save precious time on a private 1.5-hour guided tour of the Colosseum. Take panoramic photos of the Roman arena and surrounding area before going inside through a VIP entrance.   

Marvel as Ancient Rome is brought to life before your eyes, and get a better appreciation of the sheer magnitude of the greatest amphitheater of the Roman Republic. Look down at the underground level from the Arena to see where the gladiators would prepare to go into battle. Explore the ground floor level and 2nd tier, where the crowds would roar at the spectacular entertainments. 

Learn about the different games and ferocious battles that the Romans enjoyed, and get help from your guide to find the best spots to take perfect souvenir photos.
  • English, Spanish, German or Russian-speaking guide
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Colosseum
  • Access to the reconstructed Arena
What’s Not Included
  • Optional gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide at Via della Polveriera, 8, Rome.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Entrance is strictly limited, so you must arrive early. Latecomers will not be refunded
• This tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities
• This tour is not wheelchair accessible
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• Large bags, backpacks and suitcases are not permitted at the Colosseum. Do not bring these items with you as there are no cloakrooms available. Only very small bags are allowed
• Delays may occur to the departure time due to the Colosseum's capacity regulations and security checks. The capacity regulations may also influence the smooth running of the tour, especially on national holidays and days with special events

From £97.10 per person

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Product ID: 145227