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  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. Colosseum

Rome: Colosseum Guided Tour & Baroque Walking Tour

Product ID: 127145
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Special combined tour to see the main feature of the Eternal City. Start from the Colosseum and join a skip-the-line group tour option. Then, pass to have a walking tour along the narrow streets of the city center admiring the highlights of Rome.
About this activity
Duration 210 minutes
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the glory of Ancient Rome with a 1-hour guided tour of the Colosseum
  • Stroll down the main places in the city center with a 2-hour guided walking tour
  • Admire the iconic monuments in Rome like Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon
  • Visit places off the beaten path like Rione Ponte or the Stony Square
Full description
Visit the symbol of the ancient Roman world, the Colosseum. Walk past the often long lines with your skip-the-line ticket and live a special experience inside this majestic monument. Have a pleasant stroll in the history and glory of the Roman Empire. Your informative guide will make your experience funny and full of good memories. Hear about the engineering genius of the Romans such as the fascinating and terrifying history of the Colosseum marked by bloody gladiatorial battles and mad emperors who played as gladiators. The tour will be approximately 1-hour and is suitable for all ages, including children.

After your Colosseum tour, go to Via IV Novembreto to continue your experience with a small group walking tour. Discover the most beautiful squares and fountains of Rome, by joining this tour, rich of history, art and culture. Trevi Fountain, Navona square or the Pantheon are just a few of the main sites to explore on this tour. During this tour, see the heart of Rome, old churches, buildings and many ancient monuments.

Stop to admire:
• Trajan’s column, one of the most representative and famous monuments erected around 113 AC, and one of the best-preserved masterpieces
• Venice square, the ground zero of the ancient and modern Rome too
• Trevi fountain, the most famous fountain in the world surrounded by legends and myths. The movie “Dolce Vita”, just underlined its legacy
• The Temple of Hadrian, a masterpiece you will find just around the corner
• The Pantheon, an incredible art piece with the largest dome made out of cement, in the world, still today. The interior has beautiful ancient marbles and also the tombs of very important people, like the famous artist Raphael
• Navona square, built where once stood the stadium of the emperor Domitian, is considered to be the most beautiful and elegant baroque squares
• Go off the beaten path to admire hidden beautiful churches and corners that only a local could know
• The Holy Angel Castle, once Hadrian’s tomb, transformed in the middle ages into the fortress of the popes, is one of the most iconic monuments in Rome

The tour will end up at the bridge of the angels( in front of the St. Angel Castle), right next to the hop-on hop-off bus stop.
 
Includes
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entrance fees
  • Colosseum Admission ticket
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transportation to/ from attractions
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Colosseum tour: meeting point is at, Via della Polveriera 11. 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, it is nearly 100 meters (about 300 feet), straight ahead from there. Walking tour: meeting point is located on Via IV Novembre 146. From Venice Square watch out for Madonna di Loreto square. At the corner with Fori Imperiali street hang a left and keep going straight on Trajan Forum. Once at the corner with Magnanapoli street walk down this street and then turn left onto IV Novembre street.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Selfie sticks
Know before you go
• Dress code is smart casual, comfortable walking shoes are recommended
• Not recommended for participants with mobility problems
• Your tickets will be held by the guide for collection on the day of the tour. You will be required to present this voucher in exchange for your ticket. If you have purchased a discounted option (youth or child rate), you will be asked to show a photo ID in exchange for your tickets
• Visitors must pass through metal detectors at the security check point in Colosseum. Please expect to wait 20 to 30 minutes to clear security
• Selfie sticks cannot be used inside the Colosseum for security reasons
• You cannot get into the Colosseum with large bags, backpacks and suitcases. It is possible to take only small bags. Since the Colosseum does not provide a cloakroom service, you cannot carry this kind of article inside the Colosseum
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