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  1. Italy
  2. Lazio
  3. Rome

Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Skip-the-Line Tour

Product ID: 120378
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Skip the long lines to the Colosseum and learn more about Ancient Rome with the help of a guide. Discover the heart of the city during the days of the Roman Empire at the Roman Forum and get panoramic views from Palatine Hill.
About this activity
Duration: 2.5 hours
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  • Skip the long lines to the Colosseum and Roman Forum
  • Learn about life in Ancient Rome at the time of the Roman Empire
  • Get panoramic views of the Circus Maximus on Palatine Hill
Full description
Journey back to the days of the Roman Empire and enter the Flavian Amphitheatre, better known as the Colosseum, built under the emperor Vespasian in AD72. Hear about the public executions and famous battles between wild animals and gladiators that took place in the oval arena during the Roman Republic, and learn about less bloodthirsty spectacles put on by acrobats and magicians.

Then, enter the adjacent Roman Forum to see the remains of temples, markets, basilicas and more. Get detailed descriptions about life in Ancient Rome at the site of the social, economic and political heart of the historic city.

Walk up Palatine Hill for panoramic views of the Roman Forum and Circus Maximus. Listen to the legend of the brothers Romulus and Remus and how their tragic story led to the birth of Rome.
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges
  • Admission ticket
  • Professional art historian guide
  • A guarantee to skip the long lines
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks (unless specified)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Via di San Giovanni in Laterano, 14, 00184 Roma RM, Italy. A 5 minute walk from the Colosseum Metro Line B Stop. Close to the Colosseum monument. Please plan to be at the meeting point 30 minutes prior to the stated departure time, to check in with a staff member.

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What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
Not allowed
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Glass objects
Know before you go
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Children under 3 years old go free of charge
• You must bring photo ID the be able to enter the monument and you may be denied entrance without it
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Product ID: 120378