Guided tour

Colosseum: Tour with Arena Floor, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Colosseum: Tour with Arena Floor, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

From $56.73 per person

Join a guided tour of 3 icons of Ancient Rome: the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. Let your guide bring history to life as you visit a UNESCO World Heritage site, the home of Ancient Roman hustle and bustle, and its rumored founding site.

About this activity

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Duration options: 2 - 3 hours
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  • Visit 3 iconic Roman monuments on one guided tour: the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill
  • Imagine the heart of the Roman political, social and religious life at the Roman Forum
  • Let your expert guide bring ancient history to life at each attraction
  • See panoramic views of Rome from Palatine Hill, including the Colosseum and Circus Maximus
  • Learn all about life in Ancient Rome from your expert guide
Full description
See the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill on a guided tour of all 3 attractions. Learn all about everyday Roman life, the Colosseum’s gory history, and the city’s rumored founding hill. After entering the Colosseum, tour the amphitheater as your guide brings history to life. Visit the normally off-limits’ arena floor and imagine the crowds from the gladiators’ perspective. Next, visit the Roman Forum, the epicenter of Roman political, religious, and social life. Home to the Temple of Julius Caesar and Roman Senate, it was full of grand, classical architecture and a marketplace. Then walk up Palatine Hill, the reputed birthplace of Rome and center of its 7 hills. Enjoy panoramic city views from here, including exceptional views over the Roman Forum and Colosseum.
  • Colosseum guided tour
  • Access to Colosseum
  • Access to Colosseum Arena Floor
  • Access to Roman Forum
  • Access to Palatine Hill
  • Live tour guide
  • Headset to hear the guide better
  • Access to Colosseum Underground
  • Access to Colosseum Upper Level
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Via Frangipane 30.

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Student card
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Baby strollers
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Drones
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Visitors must be checked using a metal detector during the security check
  • Even with skip-the-ticket-line access, you may have to wait in lines for security
  • Tours operate rain or shine
  • This activity entails a fair amount of walking
  • The arena floor may be closed without prior warning in the case of inclement weather (snow, rain or frost)
  • The order in which the sites are visited during the tour can vary
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 1501 reviews

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We had an absolutely wonderful tour with Dennis! Could not recommend it enough. Dennis walked us through the Colloseum (we skipped the line and felt like we were the only ones in the Colloseum). Dennis was extremely informative and knowledgeable, willing to answer all the questions we had! We also walked around the Roman Forum and the Palestine Hill. It was a perfect afternoon, made even better by Dennis. The company private you with a headset too which ensured we could hear Dennis the whole time.

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August 30, 2020

We had Rosa who was an excellent guide and went into a lot of good details during the tour. She even overan to ensure we got the full guided tour as we had an issue with one of the group. This was the reason for only 4stars as we thought the Arena tour gave us a better tour of the colisseum but it did not allow us to go into the higher levels which was a shame and misleading by the tour company. I would take the regular tour next time to get a better view inside the colisseum.

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August 29, 2020

The skip-the-line and arena floor access was well worth the price of the tour. Although I had to push down the feeling to scream "Are you not entertained?" as in the movie Gladiator, the amazing view walking out onto the floor of the Colosseum is something that I'll never forget. Renata was a good tour guide throughout the process but it is a lengthy tour that covers the entire area around the Colosseum as well.

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November 18, 2019

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