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Skip-the-line: Colosseum & Forum Tour with Special Gladiator’s Gate & Arena Floor Access

by Walks of Italy
per adult Price is $63
Duration: 3h Free Cancellation No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English

Highlights

  • Special access to arena floor, not usually open to public

  • Skip-the-line entry to Colosseum via the Gladiator’s Gate

  • Opportunity to explore the Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

  • Incredible tales of war, politics & betrayal in ancient Rome

  • Expert tour guide to share facts & commentary via headsets

Highlights

  • Special access to arena floor, not usually open to public

  • Skip-the-line entry to Colosseum via the Gladiator’s Gate

  • Opportunity to explore the Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

  • Incredible tales of war, politics & betrayal in ancient Rome

  • Expert tour guide to share facts & commentary via headsets

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10:00 AM, Skip-the-Line Tour in English

Duration 3h

Live Commentary in English.

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1:30 PM, Skip-the-Line Tour in English

Duration 3h

Live Commentary in English.

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3:15 PM, Skip-the-line Tour in English

Duration 3h

Live Commentary in English.

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8:30 AM, Skip-the-Line Tour in English

Duration 3h

Live Commentary in English.

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Skip-the-line: Colosseum & Forum Tour with Special Gladiator’s Gate & Arena Floor Access

Activity Location

Colosseum

Piazza del Colosseo

Rome 00184

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Entrance of Colle Oppio Park on the corner of Via di Terme di Tito and Via Nicola Salvi. The entrance is opposite Oppio caffè

    73 Via delle Terme di Tito

    Roma 00184


Description

Stand in the spot where gladiators once clashed swords and battles raged before throngs of spectators as you visit the mighty Colosseum and get special access to the arena floor. Afterward, learn what daily life was like in ancient Rome as you walk in the footsteps of everyday citizens among the ruins of the Roman Forum.

Meet your guide near the formidable hulk of the Colosseum, the gigantic arena that drew Romans of all walks of life to watch violent fights between gladiators and beasts. Skip the long line to head inside, and enter the Colosseum through a special gate once used by gladiators themselves. Walk right onto the arena floor—an area not usually accessible to the public—and learn about the harrowing events that took place here for entertainment's sake centuries ago.

Spend a full hour exploring the rest of the Colosseum, from the ground floor up to the top, where you can see the Roman Forum from a distance before making your way across to Palatine Hill. Bypass the lines at this storied collection of ruins, and listen to your guide rebuild ancient Rome from the ground up through captivating stories. Hear tales of war, politics, and betrayal, and get introduced to some of the ancient world's larger-than-life characters as you roam around the markets, roads, and temples where the empire's citizens once lived, played, and prayed.


Inclusions

  • Guided walking tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill

  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Colosseum via the Gladiator’s Gate

  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

  • Live tour commentary provided in English

  • Headset for tour commentary


Exclusions

  • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off


Know Before You Book

  • Children 3 and younger are complimentary.

  • Maximum group size is 25 people.

  • Please note, this tour is wheelchair accessible with some difficulties. We advise clients to contact Walks Customer Service Team to make further arrangements.

  • This activity is unable to accommodate strollers or baby carriers.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Skip-the-line: Colosseum & Forum Tour with Special Gladiator’s Gate & Arena Floor Access ratings based on 594 Verified Reviews

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4.7 out of 5

5/5 Oct 14, 2019

The tour was great. Our guide, Paulo, was very informative and funny. He told us about the history with a bit of humor mixed in. The sites were beautiful. I would definitely recommend this tour for anyone that wants to know the history of the Colosseum.

Sheryl D

United States

5/5 Oct 13, 2019

Mariella (or Mary) was AWESOME! She was funny and informative and you could tell she really cared about what she did. I’d take a tour with her again, anywhere! This particular tour was really cool. We started in the Roman forum and palatine hill for about 60-90 minutes, then we went to proceed to the ground level / “private” gladiator entrance. We were like the only group entering and it was really cool to be there with so few other people. The tour ended promptly after 3 hours but since we finished in the coliseum we were free to stay in there as long as we wanted. Do the 3:15 tour as it seems like there is less people in the colosseum at this time!

Joshua J

United States