Rome: Colosseum Underground Tour with Priority Access

Product ID: 204202
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Visit the Colosseum's underground chambers, an area off-limits to standard tours. Explore the gladiator's rooms and the arena floor. After you enjoy priority access to the monument, you'll descend to its lower levels to hear tales of the gruesome past.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Skip the line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy priority access to the monument
  • Learn about Roman history from a professional guide
  • Access restricted areas in the underground levels
Full description
Your tour starts steps away from the Colosseum, where you will meet your guide, a Roman history enthusiast. After an introductory tour of the structure from outside you’ll proceed to the skip-the-line entrance, for privileged access.

Once inside, begin your tour below ground and explore the Colosseum’s tunnels, chambers and pits. This section of the Colosseum is restricted to the public and only allows a select number of visitors each day, so enjoy this exclusive chance to see more than most people do.

Admire the engineering of the 88 elevators that brought to life Rome’s best spectacle. Next you will head to the arena floor. Most visitors are restricted to walking around the edge, but you have access to walk on the floor itself, standing in the exact spot where the battles took place. After the tour of the Colosseum is over you’ll be left inside to enjoy some free time and really take in the energy of this world wonder.
Includes
  • Skip-the-line Colosseum admission fee
  • 2-hour guided tour of the underground levels
  • Professional guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks

When you get there

Meeting point

Outside the Colosseo subway station (lower level). The local partner's representative will be next to the green kiosk holding a purple sign with the local partner's name on it.

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Know before you go
• You must bring your valid ID with you as it may be requested by the Colosseum staff for security purposes.