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Arena and Colosseum whit tour guide

Walk under a great archway known as the “Porta Libitina” or the Gate of Death and out onto the reconstructed Arena Floor, where the savage games once took place.

Visit the Colosseum with a guide to see where gladiators once fight in front of tens of thousands of spectators in the days of ancient Rome. The amphitheater's turbulent history dates back to 79 AD and includes fires, violence, and political events.

per adult from

$108

AUD

Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

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Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Local taxes
    • Professional art historian guide
    • Local guide
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
    • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    What's excluded :
    • Drinks
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome Italy

    Leave the crowds behind and head straight inside the Colosseum with your skip-the- line entrance ticket! In a group 15 people.

    Once inside, an expert guide will talk you through the bloody past of the amphitheater as you listen to tales of gladiators, mock sea-battles and executions.explore the first and second tiers of this A-list attraction with a guide, learning about the gladiators who competed in the Colosseum’s gory gladiatorial games.

    Walk under a great archway known as the “Porta Libitina” or the Gate of Death and out onto the reconstructed Arena Floor, where the savage games once took place.

    The Gate of Death earned its name because only the dead passed through this exit after losing their lives in battle. Standing on the Arena Floor under the Roman Sky is an experience which nothing can beat even if you are a history buff or just a travel enthusiast, your guide’s stories will bring the roaring games back to life in the evocative setting. With no crowds to be seen on the floor, the Colosseum can never be so atmospheric.

    Home to gladiatorial games, exotic staged hunts, theatrical executions and even mock sea-battles, this Colosseum tour explores the Arena Floor with its awe-inspiring panorama, up-close views of the underground ‘backstage’ where the spectacles were brought to life, and a look at where the Emperor’s box once stood, all special access areas that standard ticket holders don’t get to see.

    Follow your guide up to the second level to see what the crowds saw, tracing the Colosseum’s circumference in an effort to understand what it must have been like when the stands were packed, the crowds were roaring and a gladiator’s destiny hung on their whims.

    After the tour you will have the option of following guide for Skip the Line Access to the Forum. Here you will be taken to the best vantage point for a short introduction to its history and most famous monuments before visiting them on your own. Once inside, you will also be able to hike to the top of the Palatine Hill for an exceptional bird’s-eye look over the Forum and Circus Maximus.

    This guided Roman Colosseum and Forum tour not only includes skip the line tickets, but you’ll also use a different entrance. Go back in time on an authentic gladiator experience as you enter the reconstructed Arena Floor. While our bestselling tour includes access to the restricted Arena Floor.

    After visiting the Arena Floor, our English-speaking local tour guide will show you the Roman Forum and Palatine hill.

    After the Arena Floor, go on a journey to the Colosseum’s first and second levels. See where Emperors sat and learn the rules of the gladiatorial games for both competitors and spectators. Learn why the ancient amphitheater was named the Colosseum and more.

    After spending a total of 1.5 hours inside of the Colosseum, begin your guided Roman Forum and Palatine hill where you will be seeing arch of Titus and know the story of the she wolf LUPA.


    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Roman Forum, Largo della Salara Vecchia 5/6, 00186 Rome Italy

    After spending a total of 1.5 hours inside of the Colosseum, begin your guided Roman Forum and Palatine hill where you will be seeing arch of Titus and know the story of the she wolf LUPA.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Via del Cardello, 31, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Dress code is formal
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with ‘Skip the Line’ access. Please note that for security reasons, random identity checks can be carried out at the Colosseum by their staff. Please make sure you carry an ID or Passport with you on tour to ensure you will be able to enter the venue.
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by PANAITE MIHAIL

Activity ID: V-8527P11

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