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Rome: 3-Hour Colosseum Belvedere & Ancient Rome Tour

Product ID: 127319
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Belvedere in Italian means beautiful view. This is the Colosseum tour that will give you the opportunity to have the best pictures one could ask for of this magnificent ancient monument.
About this activity
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Duration: 90 minutes
Starting times 9:45 AM, 1:30 PM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the best views from the top of the Colosseum
  • Visit the most restricted area of the Colosseum
  • See the most crowded monument in Rome at your own pace with skip-the-line access
Full description
This is an ultimate experience in the Colosseum. You will have to access the most restricted area of this ancient monument that was closed to the public since the games stopped in the 6th century. This tour has limited availability, and the starting times may vary. You will meet the staff at the office in Via della Polveriera 8. Here, you will be able to take some beautiful wide angle and panoramic photos of the Colosseum and the surrounding areas before the tour begins. Being one of the most visited monuments in the world, there is regularly a long ticket line at the Colosseum.

By joining this Official Colosseum Belvedere Tour, you will have access to 5 different levels of this monument, like no other tour does and you will also be provided with skip-the-line entrance tickets, so the group can head straight inside and not waste time standing around in ticket lines. As you walk inside the Colosseum, you will begin to feel the magnitude of where you are. 

Exploring the ground floor level and up to the second tier, your guide will recreate the past with stories of epic battles, painting pictures in your mind, bringing to life the walls that surround you. Learn about the types of games and ferocious battles that the Romans enjoyed the most. See where the emperor would be perched, high above the arena floor, ready to decide the fate of another gladiator as he stood before a roaring Roman crowd. Along with providing you with expert knowledge, your guide will also point out the best places to capture that perfect picture during your tour, as you tour the circumference of the Colosseum.  

Includes
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Colosseum ground floor 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and the exhibition
  • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

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Meeting point

Via del Colosseo, 24, 00184 Rome RM, Italy

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• Due to uneven surfaces, this tour will not be recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair. Entrance is strictly limited so you must arrive early
• Anyone who arrives after their time slot cannot be accommodated or refunded
• Not wheelchair accessible
• Important: Please note that large bags, backpacks and/or suitcases will not be permitted in the Colosseum. Only small bags will be allowed
• Please do not bring these items with you on the day of your tour as there are no cloakrooms at the Colosseum
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Please be advised that the Colosseum's capacity regulations and security checks may delay the tour departure
• Colosseum capacity regulations could influence the smooth running of the tour, especially on national holidays and days with special events
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Product ID: 127319