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

Rome: Skip-the-Line Colosseum to the Gladiator's Arena

Product ID: 120399
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Have privileged entrance from the Porta Libitinaria and avoid the crowds. Enter the Colosseum directly into the arena where gladiators gave their performances, hear fascinating stories of combat, and visit the first and second ring.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration: 1 hour
Starting time 5:00 PM
Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
English
Audio guide/headphones
English

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Colosseum while avoiding crowds
  • Enjoy a special entrance from the gladiator's access at the Porta Libitinaria
  • Have a view directly above the undergrounds from the arena floor
Full description
Experience a walking tour through ancient Rome and the Colosseum, the most imposing of all Roman monuments, where thousands of men and wild animals were put to death before a bloodthirsty audience. 

This is a truly exclusive guided tour. Avoid lines and crowds, and get directly inside the Colosseum arena from the Porta Libitinaria, arriving in the middle of the arena. Enjoy a special perspective of the Colosseum, where you can feel like a real gladiator during the ludus gladiatorius. Your guide will tell you all about gladiators' combats and will tell many stories about fool emperors who played in the arena as gladiators against wild beasts.

From the arena floor, you will also have a view directly above the undergrounds. Your exclusive guided tour will continue with the Colosseum's first and second rings. Admire the incredible engineering genius of the Romans and hear about the incredible speed at which they were able to build this structure.
Includes
  • Professional tour guide
  • Skip-the-line, special access from the gladiator's entrance
  • Colosseum ticket
  • Headsets
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting point is at Via della Polveriera 11. The Agency is located above and behind the Colosseum Metro Station. You have to cross the small pedestrian bridge just up from and to the side of the 2nd level of the Colosseum Metro, it is nearly 100 meters (about 300 ft), straight ahead from there. Be at the meeting point 30 minutes prior to departure.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• You will be in a group of maximum 25 persons
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• All visitors must have a photo ID for the security check
• You cannot get into the Colosseum with large bags, backpacks or suitcases. It is possible to take small bags only. The Colosseum does not provide a bag check, so you cannot carry this kind of article inside the Colosseum
• Visitors must pass through metal detectors at the security check point. Please expect to wait 20 to 30 minutes to clear security
• Selfie sticks cannot be used inside the Colosseum for security reasons
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.3 / 5
based on 311 reviews
Review summary
Service
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Organization
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Value for money
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Safety
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