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Rome: Priority Access Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Tour

Rome: Priority Access Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Tour

Explore the monumental amphitheater in the heart of Rome, which stands as a testament to the greatness of ancient Roman engineering. Your guide will tell you about the spectacular gladiator combats, sea battles, wild animal hunts, and other events which could last up to 100 days! Through their stories, you'll get a glimpse into the Roman Empire's displays of power and entertainment. During this tour, you will also visit the Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum (most people’s favorite part of the tour), an open-air museum of Rome's ancient political, commercial, and religious center. The Palatine Hill and Roman Forum offer an unparalleled journey through time, where the founding legends of Rome lived and left their mark in history. Despite centuries of natural disasters and looting, the Colosseum and Roman Forum remain iconic symbols of Rome's eternal attraction, hosting millions of visitors every year.

Rome: Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum Guided Tour

Rome: Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum Guided Tour

Explore the most famous amphitheater in the world on this guided tour. Enter the Colosseum with skip-the-line tickets and learn its incredible history. With your guide, walk on Palatine Hill and through the Roman Forum to see the most iconic monuments of Ancient Rome. Start your tour by admiring the outside of the Colosseum. Listen as your guide explains the history of the monument over the centuries. Enter the Amphitheater, through a security check, and discover the spectacular activities that took place inside it. Then, visit the first floor and admire the interior.  Take a moment to stop in front of the imposing Arch of Constantine as your guide describes its history and most significant features. Walk on the ancient Via Sacra to reach the entrance to Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum. After the security check, admire the Arch of Titus up close. Continue with the tour of Palatine Hill, where the remains of the oldest settlement in the city are. Visit some of the most significant imperial residences: the Palatine Stadium, the Domus Augustana, and the Domus Flavia. Next, go down to the valley that hosts the Roman Forum. Along the Via Sacra, discover the magnificence of the Basilica of Maxentius, the bronze door of the temple of Romulus, the curious suspended door of the temple of Antoninus and Faustina, the temple, and the house of the Vestals. Finally, arrive in the central area of the Roman Forum, which over the centuries has become the political, religious, economic, legal center, and square of the ancient city. Here, admire and learn about the Curia, the Arch of Septimius Severus, the Tabularium, the temple of Saturn, and more.

Rome: Guided Tour of Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

Rome: Guided Tour of Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

Enter the Colosseum through a dedicated group entrance. Follow in the footsteps of gladiators and see the monument from a 360° panoramic vantage point. Imagine what it was like to see 50,000 blood-thirsty spectators with help of your guide. Visit the Forum and walk around several important ancient Roman government buildings. Take a step into the past at the Forum Magnum, which was once a bustling marketplace. Learn more about the ancient Roman culture and picture how they lived. Go up Palatine Hill, one of the seven hills of Rome. Experience the most ancient place in the city, situated 40 meters above the Roman Forum. Marvel at the view of the Circus Maximus.

Rome: Colosseum Roman Forum Experience with Multimedia Video

Rome: Colosseum Roman Forum Experience with Multimedia Video

The time selected of your booking refers to the timing at the Touristation office, Piazza D'Ara Coeli 16. Get preliminary information from a multimedia video at the office, and then set off on foot to see the Forum, Palatine Hill first and the Colosseum at the end of your visit. Start your experience at the activity provider's office, where you'll pick up all your experience tickets and enjoy a multimedia video about ancient Rome. Then, discover the Archaeological Park: Roman Forum, Palatine Hill first and the Colosseum. See the Roman Forum where everyday Roman citizens used to live, see the tomb of emperor Julius Caesar, and explore the ancient ruins at your own pace. Continue your visit with the Palatine Hill, the site of the foundation of Rome, and the settlement of the most important houses of emperors and kings. Located just feet away from the Roman Forum and Circus Maximum. At the end, step inside one of the world's most famous monuments: the Colosseum. The entrance to the Colosseum will be approximately 2 hours after the meeting point time. Explore the immense amphitheater — the largest ever built by the Roman Empire. Complete your experience with an English guided tour of the most important sites in Rome — ideal for introducing you to the history of the city. Please note the experience includes: 18€ entry ticket with reservation + ancillary services

Rome: Colosseum and Roman Forum Experience & Audio Guide App

Rome: Colosseum and Roman Forum Experience & Audio Guide App

Get under the skin of ancient Rome with skip-the-line admission and an audio guide to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. Tour these legendary sights at your leisure as you marvel at the ingenuity of Roman architecture and engineering. Head past the long lines and enter the legendary Colosseum, an ancient amphitheater steeped in history. Savor the unique atmosphere in the arena that once witnessed gladiator battles and exotic animal spectacles. Next, embark on a journey through the Forum, where tales of political intrigue and triumph unfold. Explore the remnants of this thriving hub, offering a glimpse into the daily life of one of history's greatest civilizations. Finally, venture to Palatine Hill, the mythical birthplace of Rome by Romulus. Marvel at the grandeur of opulent residences and the imperial abodes. Stroll through the awe-inspiring ruins and panoramic views of the Circus Maximus.

Rome: Colosseum Tour with Access to the Gladiator Arena

Rome: Colosseum Tour with Access to the Gladiator Arena

Visit one of Rome's most iconic attractions on a guided tour of the Colosseum. Learn about the rich history of this place, hear tales about the games that took place here, and enter through the gladiator gate to access the arena floor. Walk through the back door of the Colosseum and pass straight onto the arena floor through the gate named after Libitina, the goddess of funerals. Tread where dead gladiators and animals were once carried away. Feel the majesty of ancient Rome beneath your feed as you stroll over the steps of those who fought in gladiatorial combat. Enjoy astonishing 360-degree views of the Colosseum. Look up at ruins that were once filled with thousands of spectators. Snap excellent pictures, as a limited amount of visitors can be there for a given amount of time. Explore the general access area which includes the ground floor, the second tier, and a balcony with astonishing views over the Roman Forum and Arch of Constantine. Step onto the podium reserved for the most important Romans over the main entrance to the Arena and feel the thrill of the amphitheater. Let your guide paint you a picture of the past with engaging stories and legends.

Rome: Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill Tour

Rome: Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill Tour

Discover Rome's Colosseum, the Forum, and Palatine Hill and learn fascinating insights about the city's history. Get skip-the-line access, and tour the first and second levels of the Colosseum. See the Arch of Titus and the site where Julius Caesar was buried. Begin your tour of Rome's Ancient City with skip-the-line access to the Colosseum. Hear an introduction to the Colosseum and learn about the building's incredible construction and why it is considered an engineering marvel to this day. Notice the Roman numerals above each archway as you enter. Explore the Colosseum’s first and second levels as your guide shares stories of the emperors, gladiators, and famous battles that make the Colosseum Rome's most celebrated ancient monument. With your newly acquired expertise of ancient Romans, walk through the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Pass by the triumphal Arch of Constantine as you learn the story of Rome's birth and its legendary twins, Romulus and Remus. Once inside the Roman Forum, pass by the Arch of Titus, the House of the Vestal Virgins, and the burial site of Julius Caesar — all standing on what was once a vast swampland. Continue to the Palatine Hill where you will see the ruins of the Imperial Palaces, the extensive grounds from which the Emperors would rule the city.

Rome: Colosseum, Forum, Palatine Skip-the-Line Hosted Entry

Rome: Colosseum, Forum, Palatine Skip-the-Line Hosted Entry

Discover the heart of Ancient Rome with priority skip-the-line entry tickets to some of the city's most notable historic attractions. Beat the queues with pre-reserved tickets to the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. Begin by meeting your host at the Arch of Constantine. Be guided to the Colosseum and benefit from skip-the-line entry so you can explore this architectural marvel at your own pace. Continue your visit to the historical wonders of Ancient Rome with a visit to the Roman Forum. Stroll along the ancient streets which formed the core of the capital of the Roman Empire. Admire the views of this historic site from atop Palatine Hill.

Roma Pass: 48 or 72-Hour City Card with Transport

Roma Pass: 48 or 72-Hour City Card with Transport

The Roma Pass network includes over 45 monuments, museums, and archaeological sites, including the Colosseum, Roman and Imperial Forums, Capitoline Museums, Ara Pacis, Trajan's Market, the National Roman Museums, the Caracalla Baths, Borghese Gallery, Circo Massimo, Archaeological Park of Appia Antica, and Castel Sant'Angelo. With the city card, skip-the-line admission will be free at your first museum or site. In addition, you’ll enjoy discounted admission to all other museums and archaeological sites visited thereafter. You’ll also receive discounts with other participating service and activity providers. Explore the city as you travel for free on Rome’s public transportation network. Here is a list of museums, archaeological sites, and experiences included: • Accademia Nazionale di San Luca• Circo Massimo• Circo Massimo Experience• Forum Pass Super (Roman Forum, the Imperial Fora and the Palatine)• Galleria Borghese• Galleria d’Arte Moderna di Roma Capitale• Galleria Nazionale Duarte Antica in Palazzo Barberini and Palazzo Corsini • Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea• Galleria Spada• Journeys through ancient Rome• Mausoleo di Augusto• MAXXI - Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo• Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori Imperiali• Musei Capitolini• Musei Capitolini - Centrale Montemartini• Musei di Villa Torlonia• Musei di Villa Torlonia - Casina delle Civette• Musei di Villa Torlonia - Casino Nobile• Musei di Villa Torlonia – Serra Moresca• Museo Carlo Bilotti Aranciera di Villa Borghese• Museo Civico di Zoologia• Museo dell’Ara Pacis• Museo della Repubblica Romana e della memoria garibaldina• Museo delle Mura• Museo di Casal de’ Pazzi• Museo di Roma• Museo di Roma in Trastevere• Museo di Scultura Antica Giovanni Barracco• Museo Napoleonico• Museo Nazionale degli Strumenti Musicali (reduced ticket only)• Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant’Angelo• Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Venezia (service with Roma Pass temporarily suspended)• Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia• Museo Nazionale Romano• Museo Nazionale Romano - Crypta Balbi• Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Altemps• Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo• Museo Nazionale Romano - Terme di Diocleziano• Museo Pietro Canonica a Villa Borghese• Museum of Civilisations• Museum of Civilisations - Museo Nazionale Preistorico ed Etnografico "Luigi Pigorini"• Museum of Civilisations - Museo Nazionale dell’Alto Medioevo• Museum of Civilisations - Museo Nazionale delle Arti e Tradizioni Popolari• Museum of Civilisations - Museo Nazionale d’Arte Orientale• Palazzo Valentini - Archaeological Area of the Domus Romane• Parco archeologico del Colosseo, Foro Romano & Palatino • Parco archeologico del Colosseo, Foro Romano & Palatino - Colosseo (Anfiteatro Flavio)• Parco archeologico del Colosseo, Foro Romano & Palatino - Palatino e Foro Romano• Parco Archeologico dell'Appia Antica• Parco Archeologico dell'Appia Antica - Antiquarium Di Lucrezia Romana• Parco Archeologico dell'Appia Antica - Complesso di Capo di Bove• Parco Archeologico dell'Appia Antica - Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella e Castrum Caetani• Parco Archeologico dell'Appia Antica - Parco Delle Tombe Della Via Latina• Parco Archeologico dell'Appia Antica - Villa dei Quintili e Santa Maria Nova• Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica• Terme di Caracalla• Villa di Massenzio & Mausoleo di Romolo

Rome: Colosseum Arena Floor and Ancient Rome Guided Tour

Rome: Colosseum Arena Floor and Ancient Rome Guided Tour

Save precious time and skip the long lines to the Colosseum as you enter the world's most famous amphitheater. See a partially reconstructed section of the arena floor to imagine what the building looked like during the Roman Empire. Follow your guide on an exciting journey through the history of the monument, and get a close-up view of the senator seats as well as the trap door where wild animals were released for bloodthirsty entertainment. From the edge of the arena floor you can look down into the underground area to see the chamber that held these wild animals and the pathways taken by the gladiators. Enter through the gladiator's gate, stand on the arena floor, and see the Arch of Constantine. Learn how the building was brought to life. Hear about the battles that took place there over time. Relive the experience of the gladiators from an exclusive perspective. Then, go to the Roman Forum to discover the center of political and social life in Ancient Rome.

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Annalisa was a great tour guide! Very knowledgeable, very attentive, and told us a lot of facts! We saw a lot, and got a lot for our money! Had a great experience. The office for crown tours was great, and the host at the front provided great assistance and was even able to find us other tours last minute! We appreciate it all thank you!

Our guide was awesome. Very funny, but also informative. I’ve been to the Colosseum before, but wanted a more in-depth tour and also to walk around the floor. This tour didn’t disapoint.

Our guide Marco was excellent. It was easy to meet up. The headsets worked perfectly. Overall, it takes a lot of walking so be prepared. The Arena access was worth it.

It was a great tour! Definitely recommending to anyone I know going to Rome! Alesia did a great job and was a wonderful & informative guide!

Meeting place was easy to find, tour started on time, and our guide was pleasant and knowledgeable. We enjoyed our time!