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Skip-the-Line Colosseum Small-Group Tour

Product ID: 149306
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Join a small-group Colosseum tour and skip the long lines. Hear about its bloody history and explore the first and second tiers for great views.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration: 1 hour
Starting time 3:00 PM
Skip the ticket line
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Audio guide/headphones

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  • Avoid the long waits with skip-the-line entrance
  • Enjoy a small-group tour with a maximum of 25 people
  • Visit the Colosseum's first and second tiers
  • Learn about the Colosseum's history and the incredible events that took place here
Full description
Meet your guide near the Colosseum to begin your exploration of Ancient Roman history.

Skip the line to the Colosseum. Learn about the spectacular games and bloody battles that were held inside. Hear about the techniques of construction invented by the Romans.

Walk around the first tiers and reach the arena to learn about the trapdoors and all the mechanisms used to animate the games. Your guide will keep you entertained with stories of sea-battles, the cages where lions were kept before the games started and the executions that happened there.

Follow your guide to the second tiers to enjoy the best view of the Colosseum and the streets of Rome. Listen to your guide tell you the story of the rooms where gladiators waited entering the arena.
  • Small-group walking tour
  • Professional guide
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Colosseum
  • Headset
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The meeting point is in front of the "Oppio Caffe" on Via delle Terme di Tito, on the corner with Via Nicola Salvi. The guide will hold a sign with "Tour in the city / Explore Italy tours" on it.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• A maximum of 25 people per booking
• A moderate amount of walking is involved. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
• This activity is not wheelchair accessible
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Child discount is only available with a valid ID card
• No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the Colosseum. There is no cloakroom in the Colosseum
• Selfie sticks cannot be used inside the Colosseum
• All visitors must have a photo ID for the security check

From £42.36 per person

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