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Colosseum Underground: Skip-the-Line Group Tour

Product ID: 119872
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Explore the Colosseum arena and underground area, where gladiators and beasts prepared for battle. Visit the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill as well.
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Duration: 3.5 hours
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  • Enjoy a tour of the Colosseum's underground area
  • Marvel at the city views from the Palatine Hill
  • Explore the site of the Roman Forum
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COVID-19 Update

Due to health and safety regulations, this itinerary may change. See Know before you go for the latest updates.

Explore the subterranean area of the world’s most famous amphitheater on a 3.5-hour skip-the-line tour of restricted areas of the Colosseum. Visit underground chambers and tunnels and later continue on to the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill with an expert guide.

Listen to stories about life in ancient Rome as you visit the most important sites from that era.

See the Roman Forum, site of the Empire’s main political and religious buildings. Walk along the Via Sacra and marvel at the Temple of the Vestal Virgins, the ancient Senate and the stunning triumphal arches. Explore the Palatine Hill, the most ancient part of Rome, and admire the views of the city.
  • Skip-the-line admission ticket
  • Expert guide
  • Headset
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

The meeting point is at the metro sign on Largo Agnesi, outside the upper level of the Colosseo station. The upper level can be accessed by the escalators just inside the station exit/entrance.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Due to ongoing COVID-19 virus preventative measures, the Arena will not be visited on this tour until further notice. The Gladiator’s Gate access will be replaced by the standard underground entrance.
• The skip-the-line tour includes the Colosseum's underground level and arena floor, Roman Senate, House of the Vestal Virgins, Arch of Septimius Severus, Via Nova, Via Sacra, Arch of Constantine and Palatine Hill
• Backpacks and large bags are not permitted inside the Colosseum, and there is no cloakroom service at the site
• The tour operates with a maximum of 12 participants in the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill areas and a maximum of 24 participants inside the Colosseum
• Be sure to wear comfortable shoes. Bring a hat, sunscreen lotion, and water bottles you can refill in fountains along the way
• The tour is not suitable for anyone with walking difficulties

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Product ID: 119872