Rome: Colosseum Gladiator Arena and Roman Forum Tour

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Receive privileged entrance to the Colosseum directly onto the Arena floor, where gladiators gave their performances.

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Highlights

  • Skip the long lines to the Colosseum
  • Enjoy special entrance from the gladiator's access at the Porta Libitinaria
  • Gain views directly above the underground from the arena floor
  • Marvel at the ruins of temples and markets in the Roman Forum
  • Go to Palatine Hill, where the city of Rome was founded

Description

Receive direct access to the Gladiators' Gate without suffering the heat and struggling with the large crowds. With this truly exclusive guided tour, you can get directly inside the Colosseum from the Gladiator's Gate, allowing you to arrive directly to the middle of the arena's fighting floor. You can enjoy a special perspective of the Colosseum, where you will feel like a true gladiator did during a “Ludus Gladiatorius.” Your guide will tell you all about gladiators' combats, as well as many stories about fool emperors who played in the arena as gladiators against wild beasts. From the Arena floor, you will also have a view directly above the undergrounds. Your guided tour will continue with the Colosseum's first and second rings, admiring the incredible engineering genius of the Romans and their skill to build this legendary monument. Later, walk through the ruins of Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum with your guide, who will be an art and archaeology expert.

Includes

All fees and taxes Colosseum and Ancient Rome guided walking tour Direct access from the Galdiator's Entrance Small group of 25 people or less Headset system Professional tour guide

Important Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The order in which the sites are visited during the tour can vary
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible • Selfie sticks cannot be used inside the Colosseum for security reasons • Large bags, backpacks, and suitcases are not permitted. There is no cloakroom at the Colosseum (you are permitted to bring small bags) • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • If you arrive late for the meeting time, it will not be possible to join the group or reschedule unless you pay for the activity again (you will not be entitled to a refund)
  • The tour is subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • The Colosseum’s capacity regulations and security may delay the tour departure (this could affect the tour especially on national holidays and events)

Easy cancellation

This activity is non-refundable

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