Get skip the line access to the icons of the Roman Empire on this 3-hour tour. See the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and the Palatine as you learn the history of Imperial Rome and its golden Emperors.
What to Expect
Enjoy skip-the-line access to the Colosseum and beat the long wait on a 3-hour tour of Ancient Rome You will start in front of the Colosseum, with an explanation of its history and architecture from your guide. Avoiding the long lines to enter, go into the amphitheater and hear some fascinating anecdotes about the hard life of the gladiators and the gory games that were held in the arena.
From one of its terraces, your guide will point out the Arch of Constantine and the other monuments around the Colosseum. Back outside, continue to the nearby Roman Forum, where some of the most fundamental monuments in the history of Rome can be seen.
You will see the Curia, the center of the Roman Senate, and temples, such as the funeral altar of Julius Caesar, as well as the remains of the magnificent House and Temple of the Vestals. Look at the Arch of Titus, with its decorations that recall the Jewish religion.
From here, your guide will lead you up to the Palatine, the hill on which Romulus first founded the city of Rome, and which later became the site of the imperial residences. Gaze at the impressive remains of one of the most important buildings in Rome, the Imperial Palace built by the Emperor Domitian, as well as the Imperial family’s private stadium.
This unforgettable visit ends with a view over the Circus Maximum below, the first and largest circus in ancient Rome, used primarily for thrilling chariot races.
- Entrance tickets and reservation fees
- Skip-the-line service
- Officially licensed guide
Meet your guide outside Colosseo station, between the newspaper kiosk and the bike rental on Piazza del Colosseo.
What to Remember
• Wear comfortable walking shoes.