Guided tour

Roman Forum, Colosseum Guided Tour & Empire Museum Entrance

Roman Forum, Colosseum Guided Tour & Empire Museum Entrance

From $82.08 per person

Visit the archaeological area of the Forum and Colosseum with a professional guide, then discover the art collections of the Capitoline Museums. Learn about the history of Ancient Rome and take in incredible views from the top of Capitoline Hill.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 - 4 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the ancient Caput Mundi, a treasure trove containing the history of Rome
  • Admire the artworks by Michelangelo and Caravaggio
  • See the she-wolf statue and learn about the foundation myth of the Eternal City
Full description
Immerse yourself in Roman history with a 2.5 walking guided tour including entrance to the Colosseum and Forum at the end of your tour. Walk along the Via Sacra (Sacred Road) and immerse yourself in Roman history. The main path through the Roman Forum, the Sacred Road once sparkled with festivals and triumphal processions. Head to the Temple, which houses the altar where Julius Caesar was cremated. Visitors from around the world still leave flowers and candles at the site to this day. Visit the world's first museum and explore its fascinating art collections and artifacts. Learn about the history of the museum that was opened in 1734 by Pope Clementine XII granting every Roman access to the artwork and ancient sculptures in the museum. Enjoy some of the best views over Ancient Rome and its iconic landmarks, including the Colosseum, the Imperial Forum, the ruins of the Roman Forum, and the Palatine Hill. Listen to stories of how the construction on Capitoline Hill began, and how Michelangelo was commissioned by Pope Paul III to design the square. The first square of modern Rome was created by the genius of Michelangelo, rising on the Capitoline Hill. Admire paintings by Caravaggio and other renowned artists. See the famous she-wolf sculpture featuring Rome's founders Romulus and Remus, and discover a treasure chest of items telling the story of Rome — the ancient Caput Mundi. Your expert guide will help you to appreciate these works in all their meaning.
Includes
  • Professional Guide for Roman Forum and Colosseum
  • Entrance to Capitoline Museums
  • 25-minute video presentation
  • Access to temporary exhibitions (based on availability)
  • Headsets
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guided tour for the Capitolini Museums
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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Meet your guide at the office on the right-hand side when facing the Vittorio Emanuele II monument. Look for a small fountain just in front of the building. Please arrive 20 minutes before your scheduled time.

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