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Greet your guide and small group near the Colosseum and skip past the long lines to this world-famous arena. Learn about the bloody games that were held here and capture classic photos.

Next, explore the Roman Forum, the epicenter of daily life in Rome. Discover the stories behind structures like the House of the Vestal Virgins, the Temple of Saturn, and the Basilica Julia.

Climb to the top of the Palatine Hill and learn its role in the legend of Rome’s founding. Explore the remnants of the Stadium of Domitian, the ruins of the Flavian Palace, and the Baths of Caracalla. Finish your tour besides the Colosseum, full of a new understanding of ancient Rome.

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If you’re intrigued by ancient Rome and would like to learn more, go that bit deeper with a tour led by an archaeologist guide. Besides skip-the-line access, enjoy expert insights and fascinating tales of myth and history as you explore Rome’s three key ancient sites: the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. A small group means ample time for questions.

  • Learn about ancient Roman history and life from your archaeologist guide
  • Visit key ancient Roman sites: the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill
  • Save time with skip-the-line access to the Colosseum
  • Enjoy personalized attention in a group of no more than 13 people
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Perfect way to see the Colosseum and Forum!

Getting an in-depth tour of the Colosseum, Forum and Palatine Hill from a trained professional is the only way to go. Thomas was an actual historian who gave us a lot of background that you wouldn’t get from the typical tour guide, as a bonus...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago
A fantastic tour by Grace Lynn

My family and I recently took a trip to Italy. We booked the Colosseum and Roman Forum tour with Through Eternity. Grace Lynn was our tour guide. We felt instantly comfortable with her since she is originally from NYC and we are from NJ. Obviously,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Best tour of the trip (and possibly ever)!

Rome is a historic city and without a guide, it's hard to appreciate the story that it has to tell. Thanks to Luca De Angelis, an archaeologist, Rome really came to life. Everything we saw on the day and after fell into context... like the...More

Thank Keri M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Best Tour of our whole trip!!!

Gracelyn provided us with the BEST tour of our entire trip! Not only was this tour full of history and completely immersed you into Ancient Rome, but it was done in such an enthusiastic way that engaged everyone on the tour. Time flew by on...More

Thank Gina V
Reviewed July 25, 2018
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Vanessa was a lovely tour guide - an archaeologist with a wealth of knowledge that we greatly appreciated. We could have spend more time on Palatine Hill and the Forum - so many nooks and crannies left unexplored - but we do understand the time...More

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You will have to ask the tour operator. Underground chamber tour tickets are hard to come by. And not all operators get the tickets as they are doled out weekly to different operators.
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