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Roman Forum and Palatine Hill: Tour with Circus Maximus

Roman Forum and Palatine Hill: Tour with Circus Maximus

From $70.27 per person

Marvel at the beauty of the ancient temples at the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, before visiting the Circus Maximus. Take a journey back in time from the 10th century B.C. to the 5th century A.D.

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Limited to 10 participants

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  • Live tour guide
  • Headset to hear the guide better
    Highlights
    • Visit the heart of the Roman Empire with a professional guide
    • Walk the paths of Ancient Rome's citizens and emperors
    • Marvel at the beauty of ancient arches, gardens and temples
    • Learn how Rome became one of the greatest Empires of all time
    • See breathtaking views over the Colosseum and Circus Maximus
    • Tour the Circus Maximus
    Full description
    Chart a course from the tribal beginnings of Rome to its evolution into one of the most powerful empires of all time. Start your journey by exploring one of the largest triumphal arches in Roman history: the Arch of Constantine the Great, before meandering through the sites of the Roman Forum. Walk the paths of Roman citizens and emperors, and visit the hill where the legend of Romulus and Remus established the foundation of the city: Palatine Hill. Learn how it later became one of the most exclusive areas of Ancient Rome. Take a closer look at the archaeological ruins in the very heart of the empire. Hear about the Vestal Virgins and see their gardens and the pagan temple of the Goddess Vesta they served. Learn about the Basilica Julia and the penal system of Rome and it’s effects on Christianity. See the temple of Castor and Pollux and the Arch of Titus, and learn about the sacking of Jerusalem. Later, discover the Senate House, where senators met to decide the fate of the Roman Republic and how that climaxed with the murder and cremation of Julius Caesar. Enjoy breathtaking views over the Colosseum. Finally, enjoy a 30-minute tour of the Circus Maximus.
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users

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    Meeting point

    Meet at the green kiosk on the right as you exit the Colosseo metro station. Look for a member of staff carrying a yellow label with "Touriks" written on it. Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled start time. Note that there is also an upper floor exit of the Colosseo metro station; please find your guides downstairs.

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Passport or ID card for children

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Weapons or sharp objects
    • Baby strollers
    • Luggage or large bags
    • Drones
    • Glass objects

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    • There could be a short line for security check.
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    Product ID: 356700

    VA ID: 390866