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Rome: Skip-the-Line Tour to Colosseum, Forum, Palatine Hill

1. Rome: Skip-the-Line Tour to Colosseum, Forum, Palatine Hill

Skip the line with a guide on this highlights tour of the Colosseum, Forum, and Palatine Hill. Enter the Colosseum through the dedicated group entrance. Follow in the footsteps of gladiators and see the monument in a 360° panoramic vantage point. Imagine what it was like to see 50,000 blood-thirsty spectators with help from your passionate guide. Aslo, select the option to tour the dungeons. Visit the Forum and walk around several important ancient Rome governments buildings. Take a step into the past at the Forum Magnum, which was once a bustling marketplace. Learn more about the ancient Roman culture and picture how they lived. Go up Palatine Hill, one of the seven hills of Rome. Experience the most ancient place in the city, situated 40 meters above the Roman Forum. Marvel at the view of the Circus Maximus.

Colosseum Guided Tour and Vatican Entry Ticket 2-Day Combo

2. Colosseum Guided Tour and Vatican Entry Ticket 2-Day Combo

Travel back to the days of the Roman Empire and follow in the footsteps of emperors and gladiators on a 1-hour guided tour of the mighty Colosseum. Learn about the legendary spectacles put on for the entertainment of the Roman citizens, including the gladiator fights and wild animal hunts. Say goodbye to your guide and stay to explore the monument at your own pace. Access the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill to discover the remains of the markets and temples from the days of Ancient Rome independently. Meet at the local tour operator's office near the Vatican the next morning to receive a skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Vatican Museums. Marvel at masterpieces of art from the papal collection on a self-guided tour. Enter the miraculous Sistine Chapel to gaze at Michelangelo's frescoes at leisure.

Rome: Group Tour of Forum and Palatine Hill with Vatican

3. Rome: Group Tour of Forum and Palatine Hill with Vatican

Visit the ancient ruins at the Roman Forum and imerse yourself in the history of Rome with an expert guide who will ensure that you don't miss anything. Discover fantastic city views at Palatine Hill while listening to engaging tales of the past. Continue to the world-famous Vatican Museums and access artistic and historical treasures like Raphael's room, the Laocoon, or the Map gallery without having to wait in a long line. Let the majesty of the Sistine Chapel take your breath away. Use the provided headphones to hear your guide clearly at all times. See these highlights in just 4 hours and get the most out of your holiday in Rome.

Best of Rome Guided Tour With Colosseum, Vatican, & Pantheon

4. Best of Rome Guided Tour With Colosseum, Vatican, & Pantheon

Starting in the morning you’ll make your way over to the Colosseum before the crowds arrive, and take advantage of skip-the-ticket-line admission. Even though you’ve seen the Amphitheater in pictures, nothing will prepare you for the experience in real life. Hear stories of emperors and brave gladiators while taking in the atmosphere. Following in the footsteps of famous generals and emperors who once walked this road, you will head to the Roman Forum site. Admire the surroundings of temple ruins and listen as your guide points out and explains the important monuments and their history. Then discover a city center like no other. Stroll around the characteristic, cobbled streets and explore the highlights of the area: Piazza Venezia, the Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain, and the Pantheon. At the Vatican, you will skip the ticket lines with your priority access ticket. Inside the Vatican Museum your expert guide will introduce you to masterpieces of Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque art, as well as the sculptures of ancient Rome. In the Sistine Chapel, be amazed by Michelangelo’s paintings and the frescoes that adorn the walls and ceiling. Your last stop will be St Peter’s Basilica, where you will be overwhelmed by Michelangelo's great dome - the tallest dome in the world. Discover the chapels, tombs, and large monuments - many of which were created by Bernini. Do not miss the most famous marble statue, the Pieta, and breathe in the peace and beauty as you stroll around at your own pace.

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What people are saying about Column of Phocas

A perfect guided tour to discover the history of the places, anecdotes, and put into perspective what we see. Susanne was great, a teacher, speaks excellent French and answers all our questions with joy.

Lorenzo was a wonderful, funny and knowledgable tour guide, good English, easy to follow/understand. Very clear and knew his history well! He also managed to keep us entertained with a few jokes. Grazie

We had lorrenzo show us around and it was great. He was very informative and went at a good speed . Thank you!

It was quite full, but the guide always found good solutions. In the end we experienced an impressive tour

Had an amazing time. The guide was very informative and friendly