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  1. Italy
  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. Colosseum

Rome: Skip-the-Line Colosseum and Arena Floor Guided Tour

Product ID: 224265
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About this tour
Duration 1.5 hours
Skip the line through a separate entrance
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German, French
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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The Original experience

  • Enjoy skip-the-line entrance and privileged access inside the Colosseum
  • Walk through the Gladiator’s Gate and stand in the arena where the battles took place
  • Discover the stories and the history of this world-famous landmark
  • Enter the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill and explore them in your own time
Full description
Get privileged access to the Colosseum by skipping the long ticket line and spend more time inside Rome’s most famous monument. Listen to your expert guide and discover the rich history of the landmark itself and Ancient Rome.

Standing since the 1st century, surviving earthquakes and stone robbers, the landmark could hold over 50,000 spectators who watched gladiator contests and other spectacles.

Visit the usually inaccessible arena floor of this monument, which is listed as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.

Enter through the Gladiator’s Gate, the stage door of the Colosseum, to swiftly enter the arena floor. Explore this restricted area of the ancient landmark with your guide and see a reconstruction of the lift that brought animals to the stage.

After the tour, head to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, where your guide will ensure your entrance and leave you to explore in your own time. Feel free to ask your guide for personal tips for exploring this area.
  • 1.5-hour Colosseum tour
  • English, German or French-speaking guide
  • Privileged Colosseum Arena access
  • Entrance to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

• Meet your guide at Largo Gaetana Agnesi, a small, oval-shaped ‘square’ near the Colosseum. Look for a guide wearing GetYourGuide attire and holding a red GetYourGuide flag. • By metro: Take metro line B (the blue line) to the ‘Colosseo’ stop. After the turnstiles, follow the signs for ‘Largo Gaetana Agnesi’, taking an immediate right down the tiled hall to the escalators in the metro station. At the top of the escalator, head right and up a short flight of stairs to exit the station. Once outside, turn left and take the stairs ahead on the left to arrive at Largo Gaetana Agnesi. • On foot: At the ‘Colosseo’ metro station look for the ‘Largo Gaetana Agnesi’ exit, following the same instructions as if you were arriving by metro (see above). If you reach the top floor exit first look for the square, located a few meters away from the metro exit and directly facing the Colosseum.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Sun hat
  • Drinks
  • Sunscreen
  • Passport or ID card for children
Not allowed
  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please note that large bags, backpacks, and suitcases are not allowed
• Strollers and baby carriers cannot be accommodated in this activity
• Some areas of the venue may be subject to last minute, unpredictable closures. When this occurs an extended tour will be provided.
• Children will need a valid ID in order to prove their age at the time of the activity (applicable for 2 to 14-year-olds)
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City Wonders Ltd.

Product ID: 224265