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Address: Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome, Italy
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(+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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Make sure you get a good chaperoned tour with a group such as Viator. Skipping the lines is great and so worth the money for extra insights and local feel!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Make sure you get a good chaperoned tour with a group such as Viator. Skipping the lines is great and so worth the money for extra insights and local feel!

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The Colosseum is probably a world landmark and so it is worth a visit. However my biggest tip would be to buy tickets online in advance (preferably from the official colosseum website) to avoid the long queues!! Much of the inside of the landmark is sectioned off and there are only two levels. If history, buildings etc. Is your thing... More 

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I always learn something new every time I visit. A cold morning but was able to see the cleaning and restoration process at work. Very cool!

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Definately a must when you visit Rome, particularly first time visitors. The only tip I have is to buy your tickets online first if you can. We visited in Winter, so low season and not particularly busy, but still had to line up for 45 minutes for tickets. Once you get close to the ticket box, they have no process... More 

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What can someone write for the colosseum other than that it is impossible to write something about it!! You can't describe the magnificent of such a gigantic building.especially when you are right beneath it you feel very small!

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Great tour this morning. Lots to see while you are in the forum and you can hold back after the tour has finished. The colosseum was amazing with so much History. The tour guide was alot of fun and I even bought the book she used for the tour

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Amazing piece of history, which is a 'must see' for any visit to Rome. It was very, very busy, which did spoil the visit. Perhaps it's quieter earlier in the morning?

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We were so lucky on our visit - we arrived first at the Romans forum/Palatine hill. We queued only for about 10 minutes at prime time (10/11 o'clock). We were able to buy tickets not only for the forum but also for the colosseum. It meant we avoided huge queues at the colosseum itself. Plus, there was a clean, free,... More 

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I was particularly keen to visit the colosseum as on my only previous visit to Rome it was closed for restoration. This time I visited with my wife and 17 year old son. The first thing to say is that this is a very impressive structure - the scale of it is huge, and that repeatedly strikes you as you... More 

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We had previously visited the amphitheater arena in El Jem in Tunisia and maybe that is why we didn't feel it in Rome. It was still an experience but you don't have the same freedom to move around as we did in Tunisia also Tunisia amphitheater is in better condition obviously the Christian's didn't destroy it the same as they... More 

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