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  4. Roman Forum

Colosseum Express Guided Tour

Product ID: 87146
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Journey back to the days of the Roman Empire and Ancient Rome on a 1-hour guided tour of the Colosseum. Then, explore the magnificent monument at your own pace and get fast track entry to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German, Spanish, French
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Journey back to the Roman Empire on a 1-hour guided tour of the Colosseum
  • Get fast track entry to the Roman Forum, the heart of public life during the Roman Empire
  • Skip the lines to Palatine Hill and stroll around the ruins of Roman palaces
Full description
Get a swift but comprehensive introduction to the Colosseum on an express tour of the most iconic monument in Rome. Follow your guide through the largest amphitheater ever built, and imagine it as it was during the Roman Empire, completely covered in splendid travertine stone slabs.

Be awed as the arena is brought to life before your eyes and you hear stories of emperors, public executions and the fearless gladiators who went into battle with bloodthirsty animals. Get some time at leisure to appreciate the monument at your own pace. Then, make your way to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill and stroll around the ruins of imperial Rome. Skip the lines to these symbolic sites with a fast track entry ticket.

Go to Palatine Hill to see where the wealthy citizens of Ancient Rome built their palaces overlooking the Circus Maximus. See the ruins of the Domus Augustana (Palace of Domitian) along with paintings of the Emperor Nero’s palace. Get a scenic view of the Roman Forum and Circus Maximus.

Wander among the ruined temples and markets of the Roman Forum, where public life was centered during the Roman Empire. Experience the atmosphere of Ancient Rome at the sprawling site of architectural fragments and archaeological excavations.
Includes
  • Welcome and assistance at the meeting point
  • Guided tour and entrance fee
  • Fast track entrance to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

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Meeting point

Via di San Giovanni in Laterano, 14, Rome.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card for children
Know before you go
• This tour involves a fair amount of walking. Comfortable shoes are recommended
• You are not permitted to enter the Colosseum with trolleys, large suitcases or backpacks and any item that could be harmful to other people or damage the works of art
• For security reasons, all visitors and their luggage will be screened. To facilitate the security checks, please insert any items (including cell/mobile phones) in your bag/backpack or in the tray to be x-rayed
• For free tickets for disabled people and their escorts, please refer directly to the Colosseum ticket office
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Value for money
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Safety
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Product ID: 87146