Guided tour

Rome: Colosseum Underground & Arena Guided Tour

Activity provider: Touriks
Guided tour

Rome: Colosseum Underground & Arena Guided Tour

Activity provider: Touriks

From US$ 106.14 per person

Skip the line and explore the world's most visited monument in the most exclusive way. Visit areas of the Colosseum not accessible by regular-ticket holders.

About this activity

Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.
Duration 75 minutes
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
French, English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, German
Wheelchair accessible
Private group available


  • Beat the crowds with skip-the-ticket-line entry ticket to the Colosseum
  • Get exclusive access to areas not included in regular visits
  • Learn about ancient history and architecture with an archeologist
  • Walk the paths of Gladiators in the Colosseum's underground section
  • Visit the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill on your own after the tour
Full description
Skip the line and long queues as you enter the Colosseum. Get exclusive access to areas not included in regular visits. See the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Dip into ancient history, get an amazing view over the arena, learn the games and walk the path of Gladiators! Find yourself backstage of the most famous games in Ancient Rome and walk the steps of the Gladiators before the fights. Be surprised by the behind-the-scene logistics and technology. Descend into the Underground section with an archeologist and see the ongoing excavations. Go up to ground level and learn about the innovative building techniques used by the ancient Roman engineers. Travel back in time as you immerse into the history of Ancient Rome and find out about the social and political function of this mighty amphitheater. Complete your Colosseum experience by going further up to the 1st tier from where you'll be amazed by the spectacular view over the Arena, the Arch of Constantine and the Temple of Venus. Stay inside the Colosseum for as long as you wish. You can use your tickets to visit the archeological area of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill on your own. Enjoy breathtaking views over the Colosseum and the former site of the Circus Maximus.
  • Skip-the-ticket-line entrance ticket
  • Professional guide
  • Sterilized headsets
  • Full on-site assistance
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

Meet at the green kiosk on the right as you exit the Colosseo metro station. Look for a staff member carrying a yellow label with the local partner's name on it. There is also an upper floor exit of the Colosseo metro station, go downstairs.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Headphones
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Face mask or protective covering

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Drones
  • Professional cameras
  • Glass objects
  • Sprays or Aerosols

Know before you go

  • Please be at the meeting point 30 minutes before the tour starts to complete the sign-up process and clear the security check
  • We suggest you do not trash your empty bottle of water since you can refill it everywhere in Rome for free
  • Drones, knives, trolleys, large backpacks and animals are not permitted
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 109 reviews

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Rosy provided us with a very informative tour. We learned a lot about the history and architecture of the Colosseum. Seeing the underground aspects of the Colosseum and areas less disturbed over the millennia was fascinating. Rosy also shared some additional information on nearby attractions in Ancient Rome that we really enjoyed.

July 10, 2022

Our guide, Benjamin, was very fully and full of knowledge. It was very nice to skip the line and go straight in. We had a group of 9 people, three of whom were our children, and Benjamin made it interesting for all of us! Highly recommend! It was also nice to have entrance tickets to the Forum and Palatine Hill.

May 11, 2022

An enriching experience capable of falling in love with Roman culture. The guide Alessandro, friendly, charismatic, knowledgeable and with his contribution you can appreciate and learn more about the history and beauty of the amphitheater. Without a doubt, it is worth the cost of the service. It is totally recommended to do the guided tour when you come to the Colosseum and ask for Alessandro if your visit is in Spanish.

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May 8, 2022

Product ID: 394520