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Rome: Colosseum Underground & Roman Forum Small Group Tour

Product ID: 217308
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Travel back in time and discover Ancient Rome on this guided tour of the Colosseum, including the underground section, and the Roman Forum. In a group of up to 12 participants, explore these ancient wonderlands and learn about Rome's impressive history.
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Duration: 2.5 hours
Starting times 10:00 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM
Skip the line through a separate entrance
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  • Benefit from skip-the-line access to each monument
  • Enjoy an intimate, small group tour with an expert guide
  • Discover the wonders of the Colosseum's restricted underground
  • Admire epic city center views from the impressive Palatine Hill
  • Explore the Roman Forum and learn about Ancient Rome
Full description
Meet your guide at the local partner’s office then head to the iconic Colosseum. Enjoy exclusive access down to the Colosseum’s restricted underground area, then begin your tour of this ancient wonderland. With your expert guide, explore the Colosseum’s fascinating dungeons as well as the Gladiator’s Arena, and learn about the uses of this impressive building.

Tour around the rest of the monument then continue on to Palatine Hill, where the most affluent Ancient Romans would have lived. From the hill, admire one of the best views of the city center and snap photos for your vacation album. Afterwards, head down the hill to reach the Roman Forum.

Arrive at the Roman Forum, the center of life in Ancient Rome, and discover the array of important buildings located here. See the sites where public speeches, elections, criminal trials, and single combat gladiatorial matches would have taken place, and begin to imagine what life might have been like during this era.
  • Admission to each monument
  • Access to the Colosseum's restricted underground
  • Live guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • All taxes and fees
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet at the local partner's office (Via del Colosseo 24), which is 2 minutes from the Colosseum metro stop.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Children under 2 years old are free
• Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with mobility impairments or wheelchair users
• All visitors will be required to show photo ID to enter the Colosseum
• Please be aware that large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the monuments. Only very small bags are allowed. Please do not bring these items with you on the day of your tour as there are no cloakrooms at the monuments
• The tour runs on a strict time schedule. To join the tour, you must be at the meeting point to check-in at least 30 minuted before the tour's departure time
• If you are running late, it will not be possible to join the group or reschedule. You will be classed as a no show and will not be entitled to a refund. You are free to book and pay for another tour if you wish
• All visitors must pass through the monuments' security check, please allow at least 20 minutes to clear security
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Product ID: 217308