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Rome: Colosseum Tour with Special Access to Gladiator's Gate

4.2 / 5

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Rome: Colosseum Tour with Special Access to Gladiator's Gate

From $62.10 per person

Skip the line and enter the Colosseum through a special access gate directly onto the restricted area of the Gladiator's Arena. Enjoy spectacular views of the Colosseum's underground chambers and learn about the gruesome history of the Gladiator games.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 1 - 3 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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  • Skip the long lines and enter the Colosseum with special access
  • Visit the restricted area of the Gladiator's Arena
  • Take a tour of the iconic amphitheater with a professional guide
  • Have amazing views of the Colosseum's underground dungeons
Full description
During the tour, your English-speaking guide, who is an expert in Ancient history, will walk you through the Colosseum and explain the true brilliance behind its engineering.  Learn the history behind this magnificent monument and all that surrounds it. The iconic structure was built as a gift to the Roman citizens, to stage various forms of entertainment and to showcase Roman engineering techniques to the rest of the world. The Colosseum featured 80 entrances and could accommodate around 65,000 spectators. When the Colosseum was in active use, festivals, as well as games, could last up to 100 days.
  • Entrance fee
  • Professional guide
  • Pick up or drop-off at your accommodation
  • Food or drink
  • Gratuities (recommended)
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 must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Please meet at the upper level exit of the Colosseum metro station. There, you will be greeted by a company representative with a purple shirt that has the name of the local partner on it. You are required to be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes in advance of the activity start time. Late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entrance.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • We recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes
  • You must bring a current valid ID to access the Colosseum
  • Please note that there are no facilities to store suitcases
  • Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the tour starting time; late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entrance
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 18 reviews

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It was a fun and informative experience! Just make sure to come 30 minutes early to locate the guide. They don’t make it easy to find the guides.

September 11, 2021

March 3, 2020

I had a great time with there and There was good guide

January 6, 2020

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