Guided tour

Rome: Colosseum and Arena Guided Tour

Rome: Colosseum and Arena Guided Tour

Activity provider: Italy Wonders
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Likely to sell out

From US$ 51.25 per person

Discover the Colosseum and the Arena Floor on this small-group guided tour. Visit the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill to learn about the real lives of the ancient Romans.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 1 - 3 hours
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Skip the line through express security check
Live tour guide
German, Spanish, English, Italian, French
Small group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the Colosseum Arena
  • Enjoy panoramic views from the Colosseum
  • See the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Learn from an expert guide
Full description

Discover the origins of the Roman Empire on this guided tour. Explore the archaeological complex of the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and the Roman Forum in the company of a local guide and an archaeologist.

Begin in front of the Colosseum, and enjoy skip-the-line tickets to enter the gladiators' entrance.

Enjoy a great view of the Colosseum Underground dungeons, where wild beasts were kept before the gladiatorial games.

Follow your guide to Palatine Hill, one of the seven hills of Rome and the birthplace of the city.

Stroll through the Roman Forum, the beating heart of Rome’s legislative, juridical, and political events.

Includes
  • Entrance to the Colosseum Arena
  • Entrance to the Colosseum Underground (depending on option selected)
  • Skip-the-line entrance
  • Headsets to hear the tour guide clearly
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • All visitors must pass through airport-style security
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 252 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5

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This was a wonderful tour! Dennis was amazing! He was helpful, funny, and so knowledgeable! Seriously, the amount of information he shared was astounding! This tour was great to explore all of the Colosseum, the Forum, and Palatine Hill. Truly worth every penny! I'd highly recommend this tour if you want to learn a lot and see everything!

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May 16, 2022

Ok - I have mixed reviews about this whole experience with get your guide BUT the tour itself and our guide were fantastic. The underground is worth it for sure. My issues are with the instructions we were provided. It said “You must exchange your voucher at the ticket center to join the tour” so we went to where the ticket centre used to be apparently at the entrance to find out we are supposed to go back to the meeting point (this is a 10-15 minute walk away). Needless to say we missed our tour and we’re not provided another tour that day or even an apology that the instructions were wrong. The guide company has the tickets and you don’t need to go to the ticket centre at all. We did the tour the next day and had to pay an additional 90 euros!

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May 16, 2022

Absolutely amazing tour. We spent the afternoon with Dennis in the sunshine. I really liked the time of day we spent exploring the coliseum as we got to watch the sun come down towards the end of the day. Dennis was so knowledgeable, friendly and helpful, answering everyone’s questions with vigour and enthusiasm. It was very obvious he has extensive knowledge of Rome and being a ‘Roman from Rome’ made this even more impactful. I think the headsets are a great addition to the tours as you can really hear all of the details and small points made walking all of the way around. Do not hesitate to take this tour if you like to walk and explore many different areas of Ancient Rome.

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May 11, 2022

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