1. Italy
  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. Roman Forum

Colosseum Underground and Arena Tour with Roman Forum

Product ID: 138125
See gallery
Skip the long lines to the Colosseum and journey back to the days of Ancient Rome on a guided tour of the arena and underground areas. See the ruins of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.
About this activity
Duration 2.5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants and date:

Loading...

Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the long lines to the Colosseum
  • Explore the underground areas of the most famous arena of Ancient Rome
  • Marvel at the ruins of temples and markets in the Roman Forum
  • Go to Palatine Hill, where the city of Rome was founded
Full description
Enter the monumental Colosseum and learn about the spectacular entertainments held in the arena during the days of the Roman Empire. Discover how the Romans built the icon of their republic and hear about the legendary fights between the famous gladiators and wild animals. 

Descend to the underground area to see the original 5th-century structure amongst the tunnels and rooms where the gladiators prepared to go into battle.

Discover the ruins of temples and markets on the Via Sacra in the Roman Forum, where Caesar's centurions marched after their return from countless battles and conquests during the days of the Roman Republic. Get panoramic views from Palatine Hill and hear the legend of how Romulus and Remus fought against each other, leading to the birth of Rome.
Includes
  • Skip-the-line entrance fees
  • Guide
  • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Optional gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at the local tour operator's office on Via della Polveriera 8, Rome. The Agency is located above and behind the Colosseum Metro Station. You have to cross the small pedestrian bridge just up from and to the side of the 2nd level of the Colosseum Metro, we are nearly 100 meters (about 300 ft), straight ahead from there.

Open in Google Maps ⟶
Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• This tour is not wheelchair accessible
• Selfie sticks cannot be used inside the Colosseum for security reasons
• Large bags, back packs and suitcases are not permitted and there is no cloakroom at the Colosseum. You can bring small bags
• Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
• If you arrive late for the meeting time, it will not be possible to join the group or reschedule, unless you pay for the activity again. And you will not be entitled to a refund
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.5 / 5
based on 248 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.4/5
Organization
4.0/5
Value for money
4.2/5
Safety
4.7/5

Organized by