Guided tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forum
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Guided tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forum

based on 44 reviews
Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , Spanish
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Take part in an unmissable guided tour with priority entrance to Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Walk along the Via Sacra, immerse yourself in the history of Rome and reach the altar on which Julius Caesar was cremated
  • Access the Colosseum arena and find out everything there is to know about the bloody past of the amphitheater from your expert guide
What to expect

Walk in the footsteps of Roman emperors and citizens on a 3-hour tour of ancient Rome, with priority access to the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine.

Skip the long line and enter the Roman Forum through our dedicated VIP entrance. Once inside you'll enjoy a breathtaking view. Walk along the Via Sacra and immerse yourself in Roman history: the Via Sacra was the main route through the Roman Forum, once home to triumphant festivals and processions. Finish your visit to the Temple where the altar on which Julius Caesar was cremated is located. Visitors from all over the world still come here today to bring flowers and candles.

Before reaching the Colosseum, you'll receive an overview of the history of the Palatine, where legend has it that Romulus founded the city of Rome. Once inside the Colosseum, your expert guide will tell you everything you need to know about the amphitheater's bloody past, gladiators, executions and its fake naval battles.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Guided tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 6-17)
    • Infants (age 0-5)
    Where

    Piazza d'Aracoeli, 16, 00186 Rome RM

    Meeting point:
    At the Touristation office, next to Piazza Venezia. Facing the Vittorio Emanuele building, keep walking on the right-hand side, cross the bus stop and the gardens. In front of the office, you'll find a small fountain.
    What to remember
    • A lot of walking is involved so comfortable shoes are recommended
    • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
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    When
    • Please check calendar to see exact starting times for each day
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    Provider
    Ticketstation srl
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.
    What people say about this experience
    based on 44 reviews
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