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Rome: Colosseum Fast-Track Small Group Guided Tour

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6 reviews

Activity provider: The Ultimate Italy
Guided tour

Rome: Colosseum Fast-Track Small Group Guided Tour

Activity provider: The Ultimate Italy
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From US$ 58.88 US$ 35.33 per person

Discover the wonders of Rome’s most visited monument on this small group tour with optional hotel pickup. Explore the Colosseum and learn about Ancient Rome’s impressive history as your expert guide brings the site to life.

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Duration 1 hour
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  • Enjoy fast-track entry into Rome's most visited monument
  • Benefit from the intimacy of a small-group tour with an expert guide
  • Admire this impressive monument which is a UNESCO listed location
  • Learn about the gladiators who fought many bloody battles here
  • Listen to tales of the Colosseum's events and political propaganda
Full description
The tour begins with pickup from your hotel (if option chosen) or at the local partner’s office near the Colosseum metro station. Arrive at the Colosseum and bypass the long admission line with your fast track tickets. Inside, admire this impressive landmark, a UNESCO listed location dating back to 72 A.D. Listen to your guide share fascinating stories about the construction techniques the Ancient Romans invented and used to build the Colosseum. As you explore, learn about the many events that occurred here, including bloody battles between gladiators and violent exotic animal fights. See the rooms where gladiators prepared for battle, and the seats where excited spectators watched these fantastic games. Through your guide’s entertaining tales, imagine what the events might have been like for the gladiators and spectators. You’ll also find out about the political propaganda that influenced the games and the Emperor’s desire for glory.
  • Fast-track entry
  • Professional guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • All fees and taxes
  • Pickup (if option selected)
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Pickup (unless option selected)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the activity provider's office at Via Del Colosseo 24. The office is above the second floor of the metro station, just around the corner from caffè Roma.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Backpacks
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • All visitors are required to show photo ID to enter the Colosseum
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or wheelchair users
  • Please be aware that large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the Colosseum. Only very small bags are allowed. Please do not bring these items with you on the day of your tour as there are no cloakrooms at the monument
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please wear comfortable clothing
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4.8 /5

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October 22, 2022

Great tour! Our guide George was very knowledgeable

September 25, 2022

July 9, 2022

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