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Colosseum, Roman forum and Palatine hill

  • See the best of Rome in one comprehensive walking tour
  • Hit top sites of interest including the Colosseum and the Forum
  • Panoramic city views from Palatine Hill
Colosseum, Roman forum and Palatine hill
From USD 86.31
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Colosseum, Roman forum and Palatine hill
From USD 86.31
With archaeological treasures dating back 3,000 years, UNESCO–listed Rome is considered the jewel in Italy’s crown—but exploring alone means missing out on the hidden history. On this walking tour, take in top attractions including the Colosseum and the Forum, and admire sweeping views from Palatine Hill. With your guide bringing Rome’s past to life, learn of the powerful Emperors and brave Gladiators who made Rome what it is today.
What to Expect
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Colosseum

Exclusive entrance to the arena floor with a stunning view of the underground levels
Emperor’s box
Panoramic views of the colosseum square

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Palatine Hill

Houses of the emperors

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Roman Forum

Main square in the downtown
Beating heart of the political, social and religious life of the romans

Duration: 45 minutes
Reviews (16)
1 - 5 of 16 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do not do this trip without a guide. It is well worth paying for, after all every ruin is just a ruin and they all look the same after a while. Marco B was our guide and he was very knowledgeable and made the whole...More

1  Thank juliebI2459YW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just took this tour with City Wonders and it was great! It is 3 hours long and our tour guide was excellent. He was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions making that moment vivid again, we were transported back in time!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank anamari100
Reviewed 16 July 2018
A nice way to see these sight

We booked Ferdinando based on the Trip Advisor reviews and were very happy we did. Most tour groups you see around Roman sights are so large and impersonal but this was not that way at all. We had a small group and everyone had time...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank BHTravelbug
Reviewed 15 July 2018
So much more than a tour of the Colosseum

Ferdinando was the perfect person to do this tour. He has a command of the history of the region AND he is an archaeologist. We got so much more than a tour of the Colosseum. Ferdinando brought history to life for us. He told us...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Veronica F
Reviewed 14 July 2018
Fantastic Colosseum Tour with Ferdinando

We booked Ferdinando for our Colosseum tour after reading excellent reviews and he was fantastic. We had booked as part of a small group but the others didn’t turn up so we ended up with a private tour. Ferdinando speaks perfect English and is extremely...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank AllyP132
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