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Finding Rome’s Lost Empire: Colosseum & Roman Forum Tour

Product ID: 224571
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This short introduction to the Colosseum and Roman Forum reveals a lost civilization to you via the stories of one of the local guides with a background in archeology.
About this activity
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy views over the Roman Forum from a hidden viewpoint
  • Learn how the ruins once formed the heart of Europe’s largest empire
  • Tour the Colosseum from the outside and learn to separate myth from fact regarding the games that once took place inside
Full description
Start overlooking the Roman Forum where you’ll learn how this field of scattered ruins was once the beating heart of one of the greatest empires on earth. From this viewpoint you’ll see all the main ruins, including the Senate House, Temple of the Vestal Virgins, Temple of Saturn, and more. It will be easy to imagine how the Forum must have appeared 2,000 years ago as your guide tells you the stories of war, politics, economics, and religion that shaped the ancient city.

Next, your guide will take you to the Colosseum to tell you stories of its bloody history. On a walk around its perimeter, your guide will help you separate facts from fiction and tell you about the building’s not-so-glorious years after it fell into disuse.
Includes
  • Guided walking tour
  • Expert local guides
What’s Not Included
  • Colosseum & Roman Forum Entrance Tickets
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pickup or Drop-off
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Product ID: 224571