Guided tour

Rome: Colosseum & Roman Forum Express Guided Tour

Rome: Colosseum & Roman Forum Express Guided Tour

From $57.46 per person

Hear the echoes of ancient gladiatorial bouts at the Colosseum and see remnants of everyday life at the Roman Forum on this guided tour.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 hours
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  • Explore the iconic Colosseum and learn about how it was built and operated
  • Hear thrilling stories of life as a gladiator
  • Tour the Roman Forum and see the city's many layers of history
Full description
See two of the most fascinating relics of ancient Rome: the Colosseum and the Forum on this guided tour in Rome. Meet your guide outside the Colosseo metro station and learn a bit about the Colosseum before skipping the lines and heading inside through a special entrance. Discover stories of gladiatorial contests and public spectacles in this ancient arena. Hear about mock sea battles, animal hunts, recreations of famous battles, and even public executions. Learn about the technological advancements of the engineers who built the Colosseum. As you walk around the tiers to reach the arena, you will learn about the trapdoors and other advanced mechanisms used during the gladiator games. After the Colosseum, take a stroll though history in the Roman Forum. For centuries the Forum was at the center of day-to-day life as a venue for criminal trials, gladiatorial marches, public elections, and commercial activity.
  • Local guide
  • Entry tickets to Colosseum and Roman Forum
  • Headsets when needed
  • Food and drink
  • Hotel pick-up
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Meet your guide outside the Colosseo Metro Station across from the Colosseum. Your guide will be holding a sign that reads "ExperienceFirst."

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This tour happens in all weather
  • There’s approximately 2 miles of walking at a moderate pace
  • Elevators are available for our private tours, if mobility is an issue please arrange for a private tour
  • We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours prior to your tour start time for this tour
  • We offer rescheduling to another date the tour is running at no extra cost if you can't make the day/time of your tour
  • There are no refunds available if you've already rescheduled your tour
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Product ID: 392217