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Rome: Colosseum Tour with Special Access to Gladiator's Gate

Product ID: 195581
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Skip the line and enter the Colosseum through a special access gate directly onto the restricted area of the Gladiator's Arena. Enjoy spectacular views of the Colosseum's underground chambers and learn about the gruesome history of the Gladiator games.
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Duration: 1 - 3 hours
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  • Skip the long lines and enter the Colosseum with special access
  • Visit the restricted area of the Gladiator's Arena
  • Take a tour of the iconic amphitheater with a professional guide
  • Have amazing views of the Colosseum's underground dungeons
Full description
During the tour, your English-speaking guide, who is an expert in Ancient history, will walk you through the Colosseum and explain the true brilliance behind its engineering. 

Learn the history behind this magnificent monument and all that surrounds it. The iconic structure was built as a gift to the Roman citizens, to stage various forms of entertainment and to showcase Roman engineering techniques to the rest of the world.

The Colosseum featured 80 entrances and could accommodate around 65,000 spectators. When the Colosseum was in active use, festivals, as well as games, could last up to 100 days.
  • Entrance fee
  • Professional guide
What’s Not Included
  • Pick up or drop-off at your accommodation
  • Food or drink
  • Gratuities (recommended)

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Meeting point

Please meet at the upper level exit of the Colosseum metro station. There, you will be greeted by a company representative with a purple shirt that has the name of the local partner on it. You are required to be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes in advance of the activity start time. Late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entrance.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• We recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes
• You must bring a current valid ID to access the Colosseum
• Please note that there are no facilities to store suitcases
• Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the tour starting time; late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entrance

From £47.09 per person

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Product ID: 195581