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Colosseum Underground and Ancient Rome Small-Group Tour provided by LivItaly Tours

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Overview
This underground Colosseum and ancient Rome tour provides a great way for first-time visitors to orient themselves. Skip the line as you explore the Colosseum’s arena and maze of subterranean chambers, only open to a limited number of visitors each day. Then, see other top attractions including the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, and your small group size means plenty of time for questions.
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You'll start at
Colosseo
Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Roma RM, ItalyIn front of the SOS sign outside the main entrance of the Colosseum Metro Station. Please note there is an upper and lower floor: we meet at the lower floor SOS sign, right across the street and on the same ground level as the Colosseum itself. Your guide will be holding a LivTour sign.
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    Colosseum
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Roman Forum
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Palatine Hill
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
Colosseo
Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Roma RM, ItalyIn front of the SOS sign outside the main entrance of the Colosseum Metro Station. Please note there is an upper and lower floor: we meet at the lower floor SOS sign, right across the street and on the same ground level as the Colosseum itself. Your guide will be holding a LivTour sign.
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Highlights
  • Gain access to the underground chambers of the Colosseum 
  • Visit tunnels only accessible to a limited number of visitors per day 
  • Get a comprehensive introduction to ancient Rome from a guide 
  • Receive personalized attention in a small group of six people
What to Expect
Meet your guide at a designated spot in central Rome and head to some of ancient Rome's most iconic landmarks and bypass long lines with your skip-the-line ticket. Navigate a maze of chambers beneath the Colosseum and learn about their macabre function before you ascend to the arena level to see where battles between fierce animals and gladiators were fought, stepping over original flooring and peering between gaps. Also, tick off Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum on a walking tour, where you’re free to stay and continue exploring independently.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Small Group of ONLY 6 people!!
  • Climb down inside the Underground and walk onto the Arena of the Colosseum
  • Professional Local Expert Guide
  • Skip the long lines!
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • English Language Only- As of January 2nd, 2019 tour duration will be 3 hours.
  • A maximum of 6 people per booking
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Children and youth must be accompanied by an adult
  • Proof-of-age for teenagers under 18 years is required
  • Please note: large bags, backpacks and suitcases are not permitted in the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Only small bags are allowed. Glass bottles and containers are also not allowed. Please do not bring these items with you on the day of your tour as there are no cloakrooms at the Colosseum
  • Due to extreme weather conditions, the Colosseum Administration may limit access to some or all of the restricted areas (Colosseum, Arena Level and Third Tier), to ensure security of its visitors. No refund will be granted on these rare occasions
  • UNDERGROUND AND ARENA: The access to the restricted areas of the Colosseum (Underground and Arena) may be shared among other participants in the LivItaly exclusive entry slot. At times, for safety reasons, logistics and traffic control, the group may be led by one guide. This choice is at the complete discretion of the Colosseum's administration and security policy of that day in accordance to adequate safety measures. Please be aware that this is only for 30/40 minutes of the total duration of the tour. Our max 6 people policy is guaranteed for the remainder of the duration of the tour.
  • GENERAL ENTRY:Please note that for safety reasons the Colosseum can accommodate up to 3000 people at once. This could lead to delays in access to the site, even for pre-booked visitors. Please be on time!
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • English Language Only
  • Most travellers can participate
  • 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 6 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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Anik wrote a review Apr. 2020
Charlotte, North Carolina2 contributions
We were there for Spring break 2019 and we had an awesome tour with our guide Gio. We had our 3 kids, 17, 15 and 7 and we all enjoyed. Gio was super interesting, she had so much knowledge. She answered all our questions way beyond our expectations. Highly recommend it.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from DayTrip21676561081, Owner at Colosseum Underground and Ancient Rome Small-Group Tour
Responded Apr. 22, 2020
We're so happy to hear how much you enjoyed the Colosseum and Ancient Rome tour with Gio last spring and it's especially wonderful to know that the kids had a great time too! The Colosseum is enchanting to all ages but it takes a great guide to make it fun and interesting to your 7 year old as much as to your 17 year old. We'll make sure to let Gio know how much you appreciated her efforts! Thanks, once again, for writing such a nice review Angelo and Kristin
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Deanna S wrote a review Apr. 2020
San Jose, California6 contributions1 helpful vote
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It seems impossible to sum up this experience in one review, but I am going to try my best. It was my family's last full day in Rome and we were so excited about our Underground, Small Group Tour at the Colosseum. The agent met us at the location described in the itinerary. We
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from DayTrip21676561081, Owner at Colosseum Underground and Ancient Rome Small-Group Tour
Responded Apr. 13, 2020
Dear Deanna, Your review is just heartwarming and we loved hearing about the great time you had on the Colosseum and Ancient Rome tour with Maria Helena. Coming from teachers and history experts, such as yourselves, your compliments of Maria Helena's tour are that much more special! She is indeed a wonderfully knowledgeable guide with fantastic comunication skills and, as you saw, a solar personality. We will be sure to let her know about your lovely words and praise. Thank you once again for taking the time to write such a nice review. All best wishes Angelo and Kristin
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Nicole M wrote a review Mar. 2020
Berlin, Germany2 contributions1 helpful vote
Luca was an excellent tour guide. My tour group was very mixed, but he kept everyone entertained and interested. The tour felt very personal and we could all ask as many questions as we wanted. The most special part of the tour for me was the underground tour of the Colosseum!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from DayTrip21676561081, Owner at Colosseum Underground and Ancient Rome Small-Group Tour
Responded Mar. 23, 2020
It's wonderful to hear your praise of the Colosseum and Ancient Rome tour you took with Luca and that you especially enjoyed visiting the special underground portion of the Colosseum. It says alot for Luca that he could relate to and engage all the different dynamics in your small group and keep the tour fun and entertaining for everyone. But the underground portion is really the part that stimulates one's imagination about life in ancient Rome, doesn't it? We're so glad you enjoyed and we'll look forward to seeing you again on your next visit. Thanks again Angelo and Kristin
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DCTraveler002 wrote a review Mar. 2020
Washington, DC13 contributions11 helpful votes
My husband, 12 year old son, and I did this tour with Luca. He is fantastic, very knowledgable and kept my 12 year old son very engaged. We actually visited the ancient Rome area a couple of days before with another tour company and there was no comparison. LIVITALY WAS SO MUCH
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from DayTrip21676561081, Owner at Colosseum Underground and Ancient Rome Small-Group Tour
Responded Mar. 21, 2020
Many thanks for your great review of the Colosseum and Ancient Rome tour you took with Luca. It's so wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the tour but even better to know that you appreciated the extra special experience it can be with someone to guide you and help to make the ancient Rome history come alive. Thank you, once again, for your lovely review and for your endorsement of our company. With all best wishes Angelo and Kristin
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L.D. wrote a review Mar. 2020
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Giulia, was an excellent guide very informative, being in a small group felt like a personal tour, we enjoyed it.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from DayTrip21676561081, Owner at Colosseum Underground and Ancient Rome Small-Group Tour
Responded Mar. 16, 2020
Many thanks for your positive review and high rating of the Colosseum and Ancient Rome tour you took with Giulia. She is a pro and a lovely person and will be so pleased to hear about your praise. Thanks again for taking the time to write. All best wishes Angelo and Kristin
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  • Languages Offered: English
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