Guided tour

Rome: Colosseum Under the Moonlight Walking Tour with Ticket

4.3 / 5

98 reviews

Activity provider: The Ultimate Italy

Rome: Colosseum Under the Moonlight Walking Tour with Ticket

Activity provider: The Ultimate Italy

From US$ 105.21 per person

Get access to exclusive areas of the Colosseum on an evening tour with an English-speaking guide. Travel back to the days of the Roman Empire and explore the undergrounds, arena and ground floor.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Enjoy this special event at night, when they allow only one group at once
  • Avoid the crowds on a night tour of the most famous arena of the Roman Empire
  • Get exclusive access to the underground and gladiator's arena floor
Full description

Join a guide on an evening walking tour of the Colosseum with skip-the-line entry and access to restricted areas. Check out the underground chambers where animals used to be caged. Then, explore the arena floor to relive the gladiator action.

Meet your guide around the corner from Caffe Roma (above the Colosseum metro station). Enter through the back door to get stunning views of the underground area of the Colosseum.

Walk in the footsteps of the gladiators and explore the restricted areas of the underground floor and the arena. Head below ground to explore the subterranean chambers and hear stories about the fierce battles between the gladiators and wild animals. Marvel as the past is brought to life through stories of ferocious games and see where the emperor sat above the arena floor as you take a tour of the circumference.

  • English-speaking guide
  • Colosseum Underground and Arena special access tickets
  • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
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 will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the local partner's office at Via Del Colosseo 24. Please arrive 30 minutes before the activity starts. The office is above the second floor of the metro station, just around the corner from caffè Roma.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Backpacks
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note that due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or in a wheelchair
  • Entrance is strictly limited and you must arrive early. Latecomers cannot be accommodated or refunded
  • Please note that large bags, backpacks and suitcases are not permitted inside the Colosseum. Only small bags are allowed. Please do not bring these items with you on the day of your tour as there are no cloakrooms
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 98 reviews

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This was a great experience visiting the Colosseum. Our tour guide was not the best and spent a little too much time on stories of unrelated details while only spending a little time on the major themes. However, he did a great job of explaining the different parts of the Colosseum, the underground, chambers, and the construction and renovations. I highly recommend visiting the Colosseum at night and getting a guided tour!

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July 25, 2022

It was so good to have a better understanding of the history of Rome and see how everything merged together over time. This isn’t only a visit to the Colosseum, they will walk you around the surrounding area and explain how everything falls into place before you go in and see the magnificent structure under the night sky. Flávio, our guide your, was knowledgeable, fun and very approachable making the experience a lot better! Would definitely recommend, specially to avoid the crowds and the heat!

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July 24, 2022

Really cool way to experience the Colosseum. We loved that we were able to beat the heat by going at night and it was amazing to see the Colosseum with so few other people. The only reason for the 4 stars rather than 5 was the long tour/killing time before we could go inside.

July 10, 2022

Product ID: 123101