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Colosseum and Roman Forum Small Group Guided Tour

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Follow in the footsteps of Roman emperors and fearless gladiators on a small group skip-the-line tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Learn about the main monuments of Ancient Rome and more.
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Duration: 3 hours
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  • Skip the long lines to the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • See the passages where gladiators walked out to the arena at the Colosseum
  • Get expert explanations from an art historian guide
  • Enjoy more personalized attention in a small group of no more than 15 people
Full description
Visit some of the historical wonders of Ancient Rome with an expert art historian guide and learn more about life in the Roman Empire.

Skip the lines to the monumental Colosseum and hear grisly details about the gladiators who went into battle with wild animals for the entertainment of the crowds. See the arena from multiple viewpoints, learn how it functioned and explore the many myths surrounding the site.

Next, enter the heart of all public life during the Roman Republic at the Roman Forum and marvel at the ruins of temples and markets along the Via Sacra. Learn about where Rome was founded on Palatine Hill, where the emperors and aristocrats later built their luxury villas.

Get the chance to stay in the Roman Forum after your guided tour to explore on your own.
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets and reservation fees to the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum
  • Officially licensed English or Italian-speaking guide (expert in archaeology and art history)
  • Small group tour of no more than 15 people
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

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Meeting point

Meet at Piazza del Colosseo 58, 00184, Rome. The guide will be waiting in front of the newspaper stand at the low level exit of the Colosseum metro station.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Due to mandatory security metal detector checks, the waiting time at the entrance line to the Colosseum is about 90 minutes. The skip-the-line tickets allow you to skip the ticket purchasing line, but not the mandatory security checks
• The tour will not take place if the minimum number of participants is not reached. If this happens, you will be offered an alternative date

From £53.86 per person

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Product ID: 148604