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Address: Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome, Italy
Phone Number:
(+39) 06 39967700
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08:30 - 18:15
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 18:15
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Perhaps the best-preserved of the monuments of ancient Rome, this huge...

Perhaps the best-preserved of the monuments of ancient Rome, this huge marble structure was built to hold more than 50,000 spectators to witness bloody contests of might and the slaughter of wild beasts.

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City Sightseeing Transportation and Skip-The-Line Roma Pass
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Small-Group Tour: Colosseum Underground
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USD 37.62*
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Skip the Line:Colosseum Official Guided Tour - Entrance Fee Included

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Cleveland, Ohio
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Getting first hand information from a historian makes this a much richer experience than trying to discover facts on your own.

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Take a tour to get the inside track on this fabulous ancient monument. Tour guides are knowledgeable, speak excellent English and are able to make sure you get the most from your time there. Definitely worth going underneath the stage if you get the chance.

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited the coliseum on a special tour. This tour allowed us to visit the main floor, underground, and the top tier. All three places were normal ticket holders are not allowed. It was well worth it and paid off with views of the colosseum rarely seen. A must stop,for anyone visiting Rome. The forum is near by, so both... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Must see to visit. Would recomend booking tickets online before you go so you dont have to queue as much

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You can't visit Rome without a trip to the Colosseum. 2000 year of history here is just wow! €12 euro for ticket per person gives access to the Forum too!! You can opt to pay few euro more for self guided tout or a guide to tell you about this amazing attraction.

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Racine, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I loved our tour guide, Francesca. She taught us so much about the history of the Colosseum and it weighed heavy on us the history we could feel as we explored. Newly cleaned looks amazing.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Worth while to go and see. We only toured around outside as the line was super long. We visited in February and it was still very busy, so I can only imagine what the line is like in peak season. If you want to go inside, I suggest paying the extra for either a line skip ticket, or using the... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

..and not see the Coliseum! It's fantastic, as you would think, though a lot smaller than you are expecting! Lots of people dressed as Gladiators outside who will helpfully offer to pose for a photo with you - but you do have to pay (they don't tell you that upfront), but hey..when in Rome ..ours was the spitting image of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you go to Rome, you have to brave the queues and visit the Colosseum. Considering it is over 2,000 years old, it is an astonishing piece of gigantic architecture. Because of the need to keep it safe and secure, you are unlikely to see it in its entirety without some or other parts being enveloped in scaffolding. Be prepared... More 

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Drogheda, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took the 3 hour guided tour through "enjoy rome" this was the highlight of our stay. From here the tour took us to the forum trevi fountain and pantheon.

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