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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Via del Colosseo, 24
    Via del Colosseo, 24, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
    Address: Via del Colosseo 24 The Agency is located above the Colosseum Metro Station( 2nd floor ). Exiting the station, proceed on your right on the direction of the bar than continue walking on the street behind this bar. After 1 minute of walking, you will see our office on your right hand.
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  • 1
    Colosseum
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Palatine Hill
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Roman Forum
    Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
    The tour will conclude inside of Ancient Rome.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Via del Colosseo, 24, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Roman Forum, Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Meeting place: Via del Colosseo 24 (just a 2 minute walk from the Colosseum metro stop)
  • All clients will be asked to show a photo ID, you must bring a photo ID to be allowed into the Colosseum.
  • The tour reservations have strict timing. To join the tour you are required to be at the meeting point for check-in at least 15 minutes prior to your tour departure time.
  • If you arrive late for the meeting time, it will not be possible to join the group or reschedule, unless you pay for the activity again. As per "No Show" rules you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Please be advised capacity regulations and security may delay the tour departure. This could also influence the smooth running of the tour especially on national holidays and events.
  • All visitors must pass through the monument/attraction security check please allow at least 20 minutes to clear security
  • The exact timings and reservations can vary, dependant on the monument/attractions administration offices availabilities and decisions on the booking day and can be subject to last minute changes. Departure time can differ up to 20 minutes from your selected time.
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
  • Please be aware that large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the monument/ attraction. 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
  • Dress code is comfortable clothing
  • The tour will consist of 2 separate parts, 1 hour in the Colosseum & 1.5 hours in the Roman Forum or Palatine hill area.
  • The Colosseum portion of the tour will last approximately 1 hour.
  • The Roman Forum & Palatine Hill part of the tour will last approximately 1.5 hours and have various meeting times throughout the day.
  • These tours are separated by a break to allow time for pictures or to spend more time in the monument or attraction
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Please let us know if possible your Hotel name in Rome.
  • Please provide an active phone number during the booking process in order to be contacted about last minute changing.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Pets are not allowed inside the venue
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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cass-marie0 wrote a review Mar. 2020
Hamilton, Canada3 contributions
We absolutely loved this tour!!! A MASSIVE thank you to Alex and our female tour guide who’s name we forgot to get, they were extremely knowledgeable and made this experience the best tour we have done in Europe to date!!! I’m extremely grateful that we decided to book with
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Responded 4 Mar. 2020
We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your Colosseum Underground tour! Thank you very much for your feedback about your experience with us!
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Blessed2travl wrote a review Dec. 2019
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All very fascinating. We've been to the Colosseum twice but this is the first time with a guide. Our underground tour guide was disappointing though. She had her facts memorized and shot them out like a machine gun leaving everyone wondering what she said. Nevertheless the
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Responded 9 Dec. 2019
We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your Colosseum tour with us! Thank you very much for your review about your experience! We will pass your kind words to Simona!
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b c wrote a review Oct. 2019
Alameda, California32 contributions4 helpful votes
The first half of our tour was the Colosseum including the underground portion, and while the tour guide was OK I think she may have been new because there was a second guide shadowing and they would confer periodically after our guide had covered a topic or specific area of the
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Responded 12 Nov. 2019
Thank you very much for your review! We are happy to hear that you liked your Colosseum Underground tour with us! We will pass your kind words to Alex!
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Matthew wrote a review Oct. 2019
Victor, New York29 contributions3 helpful votes
This is a fairly long tour, so be prepared. Our guide for the Colosseum portion was excellent! She was very knowledgeable and organized. It's definitely worth going to the underground section. For the Forum tour, there seemed to be a lot of confusion as to who was supposed
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from ExploreItalyTours, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Colosseum Underground and Roman Forum Tour
Responded 12 Nov. 2019
Thank you very much for your feedback about your experience with us! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your Colosseum Underground tour!
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Alexandria K wrote a review Oct. 2019
Fort Pierce, Florida13 contributions2 helpful votes
Most of the tour guides you find clearly have a strong italian accent...duh. however, scored big when Alex turned out to be our tour guide. Alex is originally from NY. Not only could I follow along with what he was saying but he was super knowledgeable. He gave fun facts, he was
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Responded 12 Nov. 2019
Thank you very much for your review! We are happy to hear that you liked your Colosseum Underground tour with us! We will pass your kind words to Alex!
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About the operator

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mariusk973
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Pelin for the win!
This is probably the best guided tour we have ever had. Our guide Pelin told us not only about the «nice artifacts»
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237jordynh
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HORRIBLE SERVICE
I had to cancel my trip to Italy due to covid and this was the one company I had trouble working with. I emailed an
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AandAFree
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Great tour!
This tour was fabulous. So much history to see and learn about. Our tour guide was knowledgeable, interesting and
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GloriaOrtega11
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Excelente
Tataiana, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable and friendly. The group was small and she kept us engaged througho
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250reneem
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Misleading!!
I booked because it said "early morning", the reservation came back with a 1:00 pm time!! I booked through Viatour
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gillian b
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Vatican tour
This was a great tour, we able to walk right into the Vatican without waiting in any lines - which were very long.
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S4742ANsamanthab
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Best tour ever!
Wow! This is how every tour should be! Not only were we able to walk right into the Vatican without waiting in any
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Ardita P
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Just go for it! Lovely tour and guide :)
My husband and I booked this tour during our getaway weekend. The whole organisation was seamless from start to fin
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travelust28
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Worth our money!
While our tour guide at the Coliseum was nice, the poor man had the entire tour group yawning because unfortunately
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littleYungie
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Wonderful time in the Vatican country
Andy, our guide was great - full of interesting information & ran a very interactive tour for our small group of 6
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Alessialombardi93
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Delicious experience
Last week we booked a Food Tour with this agency. Met the guide in front of the Napoleonic Museum. Another couple j
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valecvz08
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Definitely recommend
Great guide, explained everything very well. It was a small group so everyone got to enjoy and understand the tour.
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546josief
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The best Colosseum experience
I had been to the Colosseum several times but I really wanted to see the Underground. We met at the office on top o
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Sophireay
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Disappointing
So disappointing to see how much other have enjoyed their tour when ours was so terrible! We came on the 2nd of Jan
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Gord T
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Colosseum & Palatine Hill Tour
Book this tour and was so pleased. Our guide Santos was excellent. Gave us a real history lesson on Rome and how it
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