Guided tour

Rome: Introduction to the Colosseum and Ancient City Tour

4.5 / 5

13 reviews

Activity provider: Crown Tours
Guided tour

Rome: Introduction to the Colosseum and Ancient City Tour

Activity provider: Crown Tours

From US$ 46.33 per person

Enjoy fast track entrance to Italy's most iconic sites. Get introduced to the Colosseum by an expert guide, then explore the monumental ruin at your own pace. Marvel at the incredible ruins of the Palatine Hill and Forum on an Ancient City tour.

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Duration 2 - 3 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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  • Enjoy fast track priority access to the Colosseum
  • Explore the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum with an expert guide
  • Learn about the myths and legends of Ancient Rome
Full description
Start your experience right outside the famous Colosseum. Here your expert guide will give you an introduction to the Colosseum, it’s construction, it’s histories and tales of the Gladiators. After the introduction, enjoy an accompanied entry to the Colosseum and avoid the queues with fast track priority access. Once inside you’ll be free to explore the magnificent structure at your own pace. Roam the 80 arches and meander through the walkways where spectators would have gathered to watch the games. Meet your second guide after the Colosseum visit, and head off to Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum, the social, political, and religious centre of the Roman Empire. Accompanied by an expert on Roman History, visit the Palatine Hill learning the about the myths of Remus and Romulus, the founders of Rome. Next, head down to the Roman Forum, the center of Ancient Rome and public life. Take in the incredible ruins and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Colosseum.
  • Expert guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Fast track entrance to the Colosseum
  • Gratuities

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Meeting point

Meet at Largo Gaetana Agnesi, the square located on the terrace above the Colosseum Metro Station. The guide will be wearing a purple t-shirt at the upper exit of the metro station. (If you are in front of the metro station, please make your way upstairs.)

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Passport or ID card for children

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

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4.5 /5

based on 13 reviews

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January 29, 2023

We enjoyed our guide’s extensive knowledge of the Forum and Colosseum. Unfortunately it was 40 degrees which made it very uncomfortable in the Forum.

June 29, 2022

We were very happy with this tour. I believe our Tour Guide was called Katja (not sure about the exact spelling). She was the BEST and had loads of knowledge to share. Would definitely recommend!

June 8, 2022

Product ID: 326561