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The Official Colosseum Dungeons & Palatine Hill Tour

From US$86.11
Highlights
  • Skip the long tickets lines at Rome’s Colosseum with priority access
  • Venture deep into the dungeons with a guided tour
  • Hear stories about gladiator games and fights with wild beasts
  • Get access to restricted areas not included in standard admission
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The Official Colosseum Dungeons & Palatine Hill Tour
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Official 2Hour Colosseum 11:30Most Popular
This tour gives you access to the Colosseum underground, arena and the top tier. Your expert, English speaking guide will take you back in time, recreating the history of the Colosseum.
From US$102.18
Official 2Hour Colosseum 15:30
This tour gives you access to the Colosseum underground, arena and the top tier. Your expert, English speaking guide will take you back in time, recreating the history of the Colosseum.
From US$102.18
Official 2Hour Colosseum 1:30
This tour gives you access to the Colosseum underground, arena and the top tier. Your expert, English speaking guide will take you back in time, recreating the history of the Colosseum.
From US$102.18
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Overview
Instead of spending hours in line at the Colosseum, one of Rome’s busiest sights, bypass crowds with this skip-the-line tour that leaves you time to explore the city’s other popular landmarks. Enjoy special, behind-the-scenes access many visitors don’t get to as your guide takes you deep into the dungeons of the Colosseum and onto the arena floor to see where gladiators used to battle. Hear illuminating commentary along the way.
What to Expect
Meet your guide at the tour office in Via del Colosseo, 24. From here, you’ll enjoy panoramic views of some of the most well-preserved parts of the Colosseum and have plenty of time to take photographs while waiting for your tour to start.
Learn how the Romans built such a colossal monument while skipping the long lines to step inside the largest amphitheater ever built. Your guide will recount stories of epic battles between gladiators and wild beasts while giving you behind-the-scenes access to Colosseum sights.
This tour offers exclusive access to the underground areas where you'll explore the tunnels and rooms where gladiators prepared for battle before stepping out onto the arena floor where the mighty gladiators once stood.
Underground tours of Rome’s Colosseum are among the most popular tours in Rome and often fill up, so book early to avoid disappointment.
Reviews (48)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Excellent guided tour!

We had a fantastic time with our guide, well organized and lots of information about the Colosseum! I would highly recommend this tour through this company.

Thank dionisk2019
ExploreItalyTours, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Explore Italy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are glad you enjoyed your tour with us! Thank you very much for your review.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Fantastic tour! Highly recommended

We did the Colosseum underground plus Belvedere tour with Explore Italy Tours. Everything was great! Thank you!

1  Thank MOGGiRaz
ExploreItalyTours, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Explore Italy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Happy to hear you enjoyed your tour with us! The Underground part and the Belvedere are truly astonishing! Thank you for your time writing a review.

Reviewed December 7, 2018
Poor Coordination; Great Tour - Rescheduling issues; Guide No-Show

Due to rain our first tour of the Colosseum underground was moved. They rescheduled for the next day without issue. We arrived as directed to find out they had no more slots for the tour they put us on. The guide ran around and called...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Anthony H
ExploreItalyTours, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Explore Italy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2019

Dear Anthony, Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review. Please appreciate that due to weather conditions, the venue itself decided to cancel all the guided visits for the safety of all the participants, but our staff worked it out without...More

Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile
Not organized

The tour guide was great. However this company is very unorganised. It seems like they sold us to a tour guide at the front entrance period for our second tour, we were supposed to meet with a guy named Jonathan. We were on time as...More

3  Thank dandM3337AP
ExploreItalyTours, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Explore Italy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2019

Dear dandM3337AP, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about this situation. We are glad to hear the good comments about your guide performance. At Explore Italy Tours, we work very closely with our guides in order to offer a meaningful and...More

Reviewed October 29, 2018
Excellent tour!

We found the tour office easily and they provided toilets. A fantastic tour of the Colosseum on all levels. We can't stop talking about it, also perfect for my children aged 9 & 11.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 788claire628
ExploreItalyTours, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Explore Italy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

We are glad you enjoyed your tour with us! Thank you for your review, we hope to see you again!

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ldelaig
May 31, 2018|
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Response from rchic2016 | Reviewed this property |
yes, the ticket did include access to other sites but we did not go. It seemed that the ticket provided access but not additional tour guides - just on your own. So I would clarify that in advance.
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