Guided tour

Colosseum: Fast-Entry Tour with Palatine and Forum Access

Activity provider: The Tour Spot

Colosseum: Fast-Entry Tour with Palatine and Forum Access

Activity provider: The Tour Spot
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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
  • Colosseum Guided Tour
  • 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
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants must also bring a valid form of ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, identity card, student card, etc)

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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

4 /5

based on 210 reviews

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Colosseum is a must-visit attraction with a catchy monumentality, interesting history & wonderful atmosphere! David as our guide was super optimistic and showed us around perfectly! His commentary was informative & enjoyable, just how I expected. I'd follow him on another sightseeing no doubts! I have only two things to note for improvement. The first would be having a bit more time to make photos – I was cool with the tour tempo, yet my girlfriend would prefer having some breaks at the most photogenic points. Taking the pictures after the tour might get complicated as officially, returning back to the higher floors is not allowed due to the crowds – Colosseum is basically a one-way track. Second thing – the meeting point organisation could be improved. There are multiple guides meeting at the very same place so having a clear branding (logo or something) would greatly help finding the proper guide group, especially when arriving “just on time”. Otherwise, great experience!

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September 18, 2022

Highly recommend the tour of the Colosseum. The guide was good and really helped to give us a little more insight to life in the past. This tour also includes the forum and palintine hill so you dont need to book those separately. It is very hot and there is very little shade, but obviously this isnt anything to do with the tour, but definitely take water and a hat.

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August 7, 2022

Very nice guided tour, just a few people but in the middle of August nothing surprising. We learn a lot of things, and the guide is super nice! And especially especially especially we do not queue to enter the forum, and considering the hell it is, we are happy! 75 minutes is good, it allows you to discover the Colosseum in depth without spending 3 hours there.

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August 7, 2022

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