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  3. Rome
  4. Roman Forum

Rome: Colosseum Underground & Ancient Rome Tour

Product ID: 74371
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Skip the lines to the main monuments of Ancient Rome on a small group guided tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Get exclusive access to restricted areas and investigate the workings of the Colosseum beneath the arena floor!
About this activity
Duration 3.5 hours
Skip the line through express security check
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Audio guide/headphones
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the long lines to the main monuments of Ancient Rome
  • Get exclusive access to restricted areas
  • Step back in time and learn the history of the Roman Empire
Full description
Journey back to the days of the Roman Empire with a skip-the-line entry ticket to the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, and learn more about the main monuments of Ancient Rome.

Get exclusive access to restricted areas and explore the arena floor of the Colosseum while thousands of other visitors look at you with envy! Learn more about the underground staging area where animals were caged and the gladiators sharpened their swords in preparation. Visit the recently opened dungeons and investigate the working mechanisms below the arena and on the arena floor itself. 

See the ruins of the temples at the Roman Forum and explore the former palaces and temples of Palatine Hill, including the Rostra, where Marc Antony delivered Caesar's funeral eulogy. Take a look at the remains of the Temple of Antoninus and Faustina, and the temples of Julius Caesar and Romulus.

Listen to your guide's explanations about the history of the Forum and what the temples, arches and monuments were used for. Hear about all the activities that took place in this sacred part of Ancient Rome during the days of the Roman Republic. 
Includes
  • Entrance fees and tickets
  • Guide
  • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
  • Guaranteed skip-the-line entry
  • Walking tour
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Exclusive entry to the Colosseum Underground and Arena through the Gladiator's Gate
  • Visit to Palatine Hill (if option selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Piazza del Arco di Costantino, 00186 Rome. Your guide will meet you at the Arch of Constantine – the side furthest from the Colosseum. Your tour coordinator will meet you to the left of the Arch of Constantine, next to the white pole. The tour coordinator will be holding a sign for Rome Group Tours.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• All guests to the Colosseum must carry their full ID or Passport for entry. The identification must detail the date of birth and full names
• Teenagers and Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
• Check-in closes 15 minutes prior to the departure time of the tour. Departures are on-time and there are no refunds or exchanges if you arrive after the departure time
• Large bags, backpacks, and suitcases are not permitted in the Colosseum and Roman Forum, and there is no cloakroom to store them in. Knives and other dangerous materials will be confiscated. Please arrive to the meeting point as lightly as possible to avoid any problems with security
• This tour is not wheelchair accessible
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 688 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
4.9/5

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Product ID: 74371