Rome: Colosseum Underground & Arena Guided Tour

4.9 / 5

11 reviews

Rome: Colosseum Underground & Arena Guided Tour

From $105.31 per person

Skip the line and explore the world's most visited monument in the most exclusive way. Visit areas of the Colosseum not accessible by regular-ticket holders.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
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Duration 75 minutes
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Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
English, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French
Wheelchair accessible
Private or small groups available


  • Skip the line to enter the busy Colosseum
  • Get exclusive access to areas not included in regular visits
  • Learn about ancient history and architecture with an archeologist
  • Walk the paths of Gladiators
  • Visit the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill at your own pace
Full description
Skip the line and long queues as you enter the Colosseum. Get exclusive access to areas not included in regular visits. See the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Dip into ancient history, get an amazing view over the arena, learn the games and walk the path of Gladiators! Find yourself backstage of the most famous games in Ancient Rome and walk the steps of the Gladiators before the fights. Be surprised by the behind-the-scene logistics and technology. Descend into the Underground section with an archeologist and see the ongoing excavations. Go up to ground level and learn about the innovative building techniques used by the ancient Roman engineers. Travel back in time as you immerse into the history of Ancient Rome and find out about the social and political function of this mighty amphitheater. Complete your Colosseum experience by going further up to the 1st tier from where you'll be amazed by the spectacular view over the Arena, the Arch of Constantine and the Temple of Venus. Stay inside the Colosseum for as long as you wish. You can use your tickets to visit the archeological area of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill on your own. Enjoy breathtaking views over the Colosseum and the former site of the Circus Maximus.
  • Skip-the-ticket-line entrance ticket
  • Professional guide
  • Sterilized headsets
  • One mask per person if required
  • Use of hand-sanitizing gel during the tour
  • Full on-site assistance
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • 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 will receive a mandatory temperature check

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      Meeting point

      Meet at the green kiosk on the right as you exit the Colosseo metro station. Look for a member of staff carrying a yellow label with the local partner's name on it. Please arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled start time. Please note that there is also an upper floor exit of the Colosseo metro station; please go downstairs.

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      Important information

      What to bring

      • Comfortable shoes
      • Headphones
      • Reusable water bottle
      • Face mask or protective covering

      Not allowed

      • Pets
      • Weapons or sharp objects
      • Baby strollers
      • Luggage or large bags
      • Professional cameras
      • Glass objects
      • Sprays or Aerosols

      Know before you go

      • Please be at the meeting point 30 minutes before the tour starts to complete the sign-up process and clear the security check
      • We suggest you do not trash your empty bottle of water since you can refill it everywhere in Rome for free
      • Drones, knives, trolleys, large backpacks and animals are not permitted
      Customer reviews

      Overall rating

      4.9 /5

      based on 11 reviews

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      Everything exactly as advertised. It was easy to find a gathering spot, the organiser's representative was on the spot about 10 minutes before the gathering time.

      August 2, 2021

      July 31, 2021

      Elena was fantastic, friendly and informative!

      July 29, 2021

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