Guided tour

Colosseum: Tour with Arena Floor

Colosseum: Tour with Arena Floor

From US$ 57.96 per person

Tour the Colosseum with an expert guide and learn about the history of this famous attraction. Visit the arena floor before exploring the stands.

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Duration options: 1 - 3 hours
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  • Learn about the gladiators and wild animals that once battled there
  • Benefit from the commentary of your guide as you tour the amphitheater
  • Get access to the Colosseum’s normally restricted arena floor
  • Imagine how the games would have been for the crowds from the stands
  • Hear all about what life was like in Ancient Rome from your guide
Full description
Explore the Colosseum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on this guided tour. After a brief security check, enter the arena. Imagine the battle scenes with gladiators and wild animals as you stand where they fought. Look up at where the crowds once were in the stands. Then head up into the stands to explore the amphitheater with your guide from higher up. Learn all about the biggest amphitheater in the Roman Empire as your guide brings its history to life for your group.
  • Colosseum guided tour
  • Access to Colosseum
  • Access to Colosseum Arena Floor
  • Live tour guide
  • Headset to hear the guide better
  • Access to Colosseum Underground
  • Access to Colosseum Upper Level
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Sunscreen
    • Water
    • Weather-appropriate clothing

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Weapons or sharp objects
    • Luggage or large bags
    • Selfie sticks
    • Unaccompanied minors

    Know before you go

    • Visitors must be checked using a metal detector during the security check
    • No luggage storage is available at the Colosseum
    • This activity entails a fair amount of walking
    • Tours operate rain or shine
    • The arena floor may be closed without prior warning in the case of inclement weather (snow, rain or frost)
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.3 /5

    based on 997 reviews

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    Very knowledgeable and entertaining

    November 24, 2021

    Giorgio was a knowledgeable, personable, and enthusiastic guide

    January 3, 2020

    Excellent guide, very informative.

    December 30, 2019

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    VA ID: 387485