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  2. Lazio
  3. Rome
  4. Roman Forum

Rome: 3-Hour Skip-the-Line Colosseum and Arena Group Tour

Product ID: 84141
Enjoy special access to the Colosseum arena on a 3-hour skip-the-line tour. Take in views from Palatine Hill and learn about life in Ancient Rome.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
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  • Tour the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill with skip-the-line access
  • Enter the arena area of the Colosseum in the footsteps of the gladiators
  • Enjoy stunning views of Rome from the Palatine Hill
Full description
Skip the lines at the Colosseum and enjoy special direct access to the arena, where the gladiators entered the amphitheater in the days of ancient Rome.

Look out over the underground area of the Colosseum. Learn about the site, the spectators, the fights that were staged and life in Rome at the time from your art historian or archeologist guide.

The 3-hour tour continues to the Palatine Hill, where wealthy Romans lived. Enjoy the stunning views over the Roman Forum.

Walk among the ruins of the Roman Forum, as your guide uses overlay books and 3D pictures to show you how buildings looked at the time.
  • Skip-the-line entrance fees
  • Professional guide
  • Admission to the Colosseum arena
What’s Not Included
  • Access to the Colosseum Underground
  • Optional gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation to/from attractions

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What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Drones
Know before you go
• Normal-sized backpacks are permitted but large backpacks are not
• The small-group tour has a maximum of 20 people
• Please be aware that to enter the Colosseum it is necessary to pass a metal detector security check
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
• The tour is not wheelchair-accessible
• A copy of your ID or driver license is necessary for entrance into the Colosseum
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From US$ 54.40 US$ 43.52 per person

Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 240 reviews

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    4.6 / 5
  • Organization
    4.5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.4 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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The skip-the-line and arena floor access was well worth the price of the tour. Although I had to push down the feeling to scream "Are you not entertained?" as in the movie Gladiator, the amazing view walking out onto the floor of the Colosseum is something that I'll never forget. Renata was a good tour guide throughout the process but it is a lengthy tour that covers the entire area around the Colosseum as well.

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November 18, 2019

Highly recommended! Punctuality and very enjoyable tour that is worth it. We went from 13 to 16 hours and there were not so many people we could better appreciate every place we saw. Eleonora our guide is very professional, she explained each place very well and always pending the group. You see that he likes his job. It is a very interesting tour for both adults and children

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November 7, 2019

Our guide, Fei (sp), an English teacher in a prior life (lol), was freaking amazing and chalked full of facts and fun anecdotes of the history of the Romans and the ruins. The tour was comprehensive, covering the Colosseum and the Roman forum... Fei’s witty banter and energy made the tour complete! We were awestruck by these colossal building endeavors of ancient times! Excellent tour..bar none!

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October 6, 2019

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Vivicos International Travel

Product ID: 84141