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Colosseum Underground and Roman Forum Tour

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Stop At: Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome Italy

By joining this Official Colosseum underground tour, you will be provided with 'skip the line' entrance tickets, so the group can head straight inside and not waste time standing around in ticket lines.   

As you walk inside the Colosseum, you will begin to feel the magnitude of where you are. This tour gives you access also to the Colosseum arena with a beautiful view over the underground level. You will also visit the underground chambers and hear stories of gladiators and wild animals that were kept there. Exploring the ground floor level and up to the second tier, your guide will recreate the past, with stories of epic battles, painting pictures in your mind, bringing to life the walls that surround you. 

Learn about the types of games and ferocious battles that the Romans enjoyed the most. See where the emperor would be perched, high above the arena floor, ready to decide the fate of another gladiator as he stood before a roaring Roman crowd. Along with providing you with expert knowledge, your guide will also point out the best places to capture that perfect picture during your tour, as you tour the circumference of the Colosseum. 

The tour will consist of 2 separate parts, 1 hour in the Colosseum & 1.5 hours in the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill area. 

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Palatine Hill, Piazza Santa Maria Nova, 53, 00186 Rome Italy

The Roman Forum & Palatine Hill part of the tour will last approximately 1.5 hours.

These tours are separated by a break to allow time for pictures or to spend more time in the monument or attraction

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved having the opportunity for an “underground” tour....however, it started off by being delayed by 1.5 hours. This was especially frustrating for us, as we only had ONE day to spend in Rome, and we didn’t want to waste any time just “waiting” around,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank emmy16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorge is great tour guide! Very patient and knowledgeable. Would recommend the Underground part as it's very worth going. The top levels are very good areas for photos. The other trip at the Parliament Hill and Roman Forum took too long, took more than 2...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Flora C
Reviewed July 4, 2019

Great tour guide -- did the underground and all the colosseum - and the forum. Highly recommend if you are doing the colosseum you MUST do the underground also. Our guide was great -- detailed had pictures and was patient and just great

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank mary ann N
ExploreItalyTours, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Explore Italy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad to hear that you liked your Colosseum underground tour with us! Thank you very much for your review!

Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forum with Viator. We met at their easy to find nearby office, just around the corner from the Colosseum and were taken to the Colosseum where we met our first guide Kristina. The tour included...More

Thank Sheila1964
ExploreItalyTours, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Explore Italy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our Colosseum tour. Thank you very much for your review!

Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

Booked a private tour, they made a mix up on arrival and put us on a different group tour. The tour was then delayed by half an hour and the tour felt rigid and lacked any freedom to explore. Pretty much ruined the whole day....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Travelgrammer09
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