Rome: Colosseum Underground Full Tour with Forum & Palatine

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Delve beneath the Colosseum's amphitheater to explore the network of tunnels and chambers. Listen as your guide unveils untold stories of Rome's past on this Colosseum, Forum, and Palatine tour.


  • Experience the most exclusive ticket the Colosseum has to offer, the Underground
  • Enter through the Gladiator's Arch onto the Arena Floor
  • Explore the 2000 year old Forum, the heart of the ancient city
  • Visit the Palace of Domitian atop of the Palatine Hill with stunning views
  • This ticket will allow you to avoid the queues, other than security


Explore the heart of ancient Rome on our immersive Colosseum Underground tour. Step back in time as you descend into the subterranean depths of this iconic amphitheater, where the echoes of gladiator battles still resonate. Led by expert guides, you'll uncover hidden chambers, labyrinthine tunnels, and the once-hidden mechanisms that brought the arena to life. Marvel at the engineering prowess of the ancients as you navigate the underground passages, learning about the Colosseum's construction and the spectacles that unfolded within its walls. Venture into the hypogeum, the subterranean staging area beneath the arena floor, and witness the mechanisms used to elevate animals and performers into the spotlight above. Hear tales of bravery and sacrifice as you stand in the very spots where these legendary warriors prepared to face their opponents. Imagine the roar of the crowd as you stand in this once-bustling space, surrounded by the remnants of a bygone era. Ascend to the arena level and experience the Colosseum from a perspective few have seen. Walk in the footsteps of ancient spectators as you gaze upon the towering seating tiers. Learn about the architecture and engineering feats that made the Colosseum a marvel of its time, and discover how it continues to inspire awe and wonder to this day. Throughout the tour, our knowledgeable guides will share fascinating insights into the history and significance of the Colosseum, bringing its storied past to life with vivid storytelling and captivating anecdotes. Whether you're a history enthusiast, an architecture buff, or simply curious about ancient Rome, our Colosseum Underground tour offers an unforgettable journey into the heart of one of the world's most iconic landmarks. Conclude your exploration with a guided stroll through the nearby Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, where the grandeur of ancient Rome awaits. Wander among the ruins of temples, basilicas, and government buildings, tracing the footsteps of emperors and citizens alike. From the majestic arches of the Arch of Titus to the imposing remains of the Temple of Saturn, each site tells a story of power, politics, and the enduring legacy of an empire.


Guided tour of the Colosseum Underground, Arena Floor, Palatine Hill and Forum Radio headsets to allow clear audio of your guide

Important Information

  • - Book at least 7 days in advance to ensure the availability of your ticket - Considering the uneven surfaces, individuals with mobility impairments or those using wheelchairs should reassess their participation. - Please be aware that there are no cloakrooms available, and entry to the monuments does not permit large bags, backpacks, or suitcases. Only very small bags are permitted. - Latecomers cannot join the group or reschedule. No refunds will be provided for missed tours; however, you may book another tour if desired. - Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the tour. - This is a comprehensive 3 hour tour. - You must bring ID for entry. - This is a non-refundable ticket

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