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Colosseum Underground and Roman Forum Tour

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Stop At: Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome Italy

By joining this Official Colosseum underground tour, you will be provided with 'skip the line' entrance tickets, so the group can head straight inside and not waste time standing around in ticket lines.   

As you walk inside the Colosseum, you will begin to feel the magnitude of where you are. This tour gives you access also to the Colosseum arena with a beautiful view over the underground level. You will also visit the underground chambers and hear stories of gladiators and wild animals that were kept there. Exploring the ground floor level and up to the second tier, your guide will recreate the past, with stories of epic battles, painting pictures in your mind, bringing to life the walls that surround you. 

Learn about the types of games and ferocious battles that the Romans enjoyed the most. See where the emperor would be perched, high above the arena floor, ready to decide the fate of another gladiator as he stood before a roaring Roman crowd. Along with providing you with expert knowledge, your guide will also point out the best places to capture that perfect picture during your tour, as you tour the circumference of the Colosseum. 

The tour will consist of 2 separate parts, 1 hour in the Colosseum & 1.5 hours in the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill area. 

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Palatine Hill, Piazza Santa Maria Nova, 53, 00186 Rome Italy

The Roman Forum & Palatine Hill part of the tour will last approximately 1.5 hours.

These tours are separated by a break to allow time for pictures or to spend more time in the monument or attraction

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Via del Colosseo, 24, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
2h 30m
Return Details
Roman Forum, Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
  • Professional guide
  • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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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 travelers can participate
  • Pets are not allowed inside the venue
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank b c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mpacella1121
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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...More

Thank 432alexandriak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour of the colosseum is worth the money of guided tour. The colosseum tour was provided directly by an archeologist and was very detailed and interesting. Rest of the tour was managed by “Explore Italy Tours” which included Roman Forum. The tour guide (Alex)...More

Thank safdarkhan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful afternoon soaking up the history of the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Everything ran on time, there was no excessive waiting around. The first part of the tour provided insight into the mechanics and history that made the Arena and Underground areas...More

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Response from Flora C | Reviewed this property |
I suggest to go to their official website to check. More you can try to book those days online and see if it’s available. If the days are blocked off, likely it’s closed.
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