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  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. Roman Forum

Rome: Colosseum, Forum & Palatino Fast Track Tour

Product ID: 48924
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See the main monuments of the Roman Empire on a 3-hour skip-the-line tour of the Colosseum, Imperial Forum and Circus Maximus. Follow in the footsteps of gladiators and Roman emperors, and enjoy panoramic views from Palatine Hill.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German

Pickup included

Pick-up from any accommodation inside aurelian walls
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the long lines to all the main monuments of Ancient Rome
  • Imagine the gladiator spectacles inside the Colosseum
  • Walk through the Imperial Forum, following in the footsteps of Roman emperors
  • Get panoramic views of the ruins of Ancient Rome from Palatine Hill
  • Learn about the religious festivals and chariot races of the Circus Maximus
Full description
Travel back to the days of the Roman Empire on a half-day tour of all the main monuments of Ancient Rome.

Following a pick-up from your hotel, skip the long lines to the Colosseum, the greatest arena of the Roman Republic, and the largest amphitheater ever built. It takes its name from the nearby statue of Emperor Nero, and reveals more than 2,000 years of ancient history.

Once inside, feel the roar of the blood-thirsty gladiator shows and animal hunts that kept the everyday citizens and powerful emperors entertained. Your guide will bring the games to life with a commentary that also explain the concept of "Panem et Circenses" (“Bread and Games”).

Next, enter the heart of public life in the Roman Republic at the Imperial Forum. Learn how it developed over the centuries at the ruins of temples and markets that cover every period from the Roman Kingdom to the Middle Ages. Your guide will point out the main monuments, such as the Tabularium, Temple of Concord and Saturn, and the Basilica of Maxentius.

Continue up Palatine Hill to explore the oldest part of Rome, where, according to legend, Romulus founded the city after slaying his brother Remus. End at the Circus Maximus, the largest venue for public games, religious festivals, and the chariot races of the Roman Republic, and the model for all the circuses of the Roman Empire throughout the lands.
Includes
  • Licensed guide
  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Colosseum, Forum and Circus Maximus
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing. A hat and sunglasses are strongly recommended during the summer months
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.4 / 5
based on 8 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.7/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Safety
4.7/5

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Romaetravel

Product ID: 48924