Guided tour

Rome: Colosseum, Palatine & Roman Forum Tour with Fast Entry

Activity provider: The Tour Spot
Guided tour

Rome: Colosseum, Palatine & Roman Forum Tour with Fast Entry

Activity provider: The Tour Spot

From US$ 45.43 per person

Explore Rome's Colosseum on a guided tour. Gain first-hand experience of Rome’s gladiatorial past in an amount of time that fits your schedule, featuring skip-the-line privileges.

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Duration 1 hour
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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  • Learn about Ancient Rome by walking on the world's largest standing amphitheater
  • Take a guided walking tour and experience Roman architectural history
  • Embark on a journey through the heart of the Colosseum and see amazing vistas
  • Take advantage of the priority entry ticket to explore this iconic symbol
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the historical and social relevance of this site
Full description

Get skip-the-line access on a guided tour of Rome's Colosseum. Get a deeper understanding of the social and historical elements surrounding these sites.

After meeting your guide at Largo Gaetana Agnesi, gain first-hand experience of Rome’s gladiatorial past and develop a deeper understanding of how prior civilizations shaped the monument.

Begin your experience on the first level and hear about the bloody gladiator battles that once took place there. Next, witness the seating arrangement that symbolized the rigid nature of ancient Roman society.

Before the conclusion of the Colosseum tour, experience the second level and enjoy the best views inside and outside the structure.

After visiting the Colosseum, your guide or a staff member will take you to the entrance of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill so you can continue to explore these sites on your own.

  • Colosseum entry ticket
  • Roman Forum entry ticket
  • Palatine Hill entry ticket
  • Priority entry through a separate entrance
  • Guide
  • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
  • Tips
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

The meeting point will be at Largo Gaetana Agnesi on the second floor of the Colosseum Metro Station at the red metro sign. Take the stairs inside the metro station to come up on the upper lever. Look for a flag or sign that says The Tour Spot.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • The Colosseum can accommodate a maximum of 3,000 people at a time and there may be delays in accessing the site even for visitors who already have reservations
  • For security reasons, all visitors and their baggage must be inspected
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.9 /5

based on 297 reviews

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Lovely guide that was very knowledgeable and helped make it a great experience. We would definitely recommend this tour. On the day we went entry was free to everything in Rome so we were given our money back for entry. However, the ques were horrendous as a result so this company placed someone to hold our place so we only had to wait about 20 mins instead of about 2hrs. The commentary on the tour was excellent, including white we were in the que. The lady that was our guide was excellent and also very friendly. Along with giving us information, she also led us to the best places to take amazing photos. Definitely value for money and a wonderful experience

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April 1, 2023

The tour was very good, but it would have been nice to know that everything is free on the first Sunday of the month at the time of booking. Fast pass was not available because of that. The guide did return our ticket portion of the fee, which was appreciated. The guide was very knowledgeable.

April 1, 2023

very interesting and informative tour. we had enough free time in the colosseum for roaming and pictures. did not really need a guide for the forum. my only criticism is that our tour guide did not have our fast entry tickets in advance, so we all stood in line together in the hot sun for over 30 mins. this had something to do with our tour being on the 1st Sunday of the month (when access to the colleseum is free). the tour guide did fill the waiting time by sharing lots of interesting facts, and apologized several times that we had to wait. without the wait, I would have rated this tour as 5 stars.

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April 1, 2023

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