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Top sights in Rome
Never before have the old and the new fit together so well in one city. Promise us you won’t leave Rome without a visit to the Colosseum! As you get closer to it, you will be stunned by its sheer size and the power it radiates. Step inside and take a trip through history.
The Colosseum was commissioned by the emperors Vespasian and Titus, and was finished in 80 AD. Its completion was commemorated by 100 days of ceremony and games.
The Colosseum was designed for sports, such as as fights between gladiators and wild beasts. Its semi-circular structure housed 50,000 spectators.
The largest amphitheater in the world, the last gladiator fights were held there in 435 AD. Admission was free for all, and mock naval battles took place upon entry.
Unlike earlier Roman amphitheaters, the materials used were built to last: concrete for the foundations, travertine for the piers, tufa infill and brick-faced concrete.
Although earthquakes have caused some damage, most of the Colosseum still stands. The tour inside this archeological marvel, where you can retrace the steps of the gladiators, is a must-do.
If you want to do more than just walk in and grab a few shots with your camera, we recommend a small group tour. We’ve done it and it’s well worth it. An expert will teach you about ancient Roman history, architecture, sport and little known facts that make the Colosseum come alive as you walk through it. You can also combine it with the guided tour of the Forum or Palatine Hill.
Colosseo station is located on Rome's blue metro line, two stops from Termini. You cannot miss the Colosseum as you exit the station.
- When should I visit?
Open daily, 8:30 AM-7:00 PM
Holiday hours may vary
- Is it expensive?
- A simple entry ticket is €12.
- Will I need a guide?
- It's highly recommended!
- How to get there
- Colosseo metro station - the Colosseum itself is located directly outside the exit.
- Additional information
- Get there early in the morning to avoid the crowds!
- Make sure you wear sunscreen, as the Colosseum is open-air.
What people are saying about Colosseum
Our tour guide Dennis was an absolute delight. This is my first time in Rome and I’m a solo traveller so I really wanted to do this tour and it was incredible. It took around 4 hours and it’s the quickest 4 hours ever, I’ve learned so much and felt so comfortable around Dennis who was extremely knowledgable and answered any and all questions thrown at him. I recommend this tour to anybody, it was worth every penny - you see and learn so much and it was really nice to gain some local knowledge from Dennis to use for the remainder of my trip!
The tour guide Mitch (apologies but I didn’t catch his Italian name) was fantastic. Really knowledgeable and informative. He made sure he answered everyone’s questions and filled the tour with extra details to bring it to life. The sites themselves are breathtaking and a must see if you’re in Rome
Booked this last minute as there wasn't a lot of options of things to do but so pleased I did. What a great way of doing a walking tour! Guide was amazing but the extra benefits of the app just made it perfect! Highly recommend this if you visit Rome.
Loved this tour! The guides were so friendly and knowledgeable and really helped us to get up close and personal with the city. I've done a lot of hop on hop off buses and I actually prefer and would recommend this walking option.
Not many tourists so I was allowed in early. The C. is a must in rome and it’s really fascinating. But you will spend more time on palatine hill and forum romanum just because of their sheer size. So plan at least two hours