Colosseum Highlights

    Welcome to the Colosseum, one of the world’s most visited monuments! The Colosseum has been the iconic symbol of Rome since its construction was completed in 80 AD. This incredible amphitheater could seat upwards of 50,000 spectators and hosted famous gladiator battles. The facade has seen its share of pilfering and damage over the years but it is still remarkably beautiful even 2,000 years later.

    Did you know that Colosseum tickets have been used at the monuments since its inauguration? Although the modern-day ticket looks much different to that of ancient times, the system used in ancient times when entering with Colosseums tickets is the same that is used in stadiums today. You can still see the roman numerals that are carved above the Colosseum entrances that directed spectators to their sections. It is believed that the Colosseum could be filled or emptied in a matter of minutes.

    Millions of visitors line up to visit the Colosseum every year in order to immerse themselves in ancient history. This, of course, means that large crowds and long ticket lines are hard to avoid. Fortunately, special access and Colosseum skip the line tickets are available to savvy travelers who book their Colosseum guided tour online in advance.

    There are various types of ticket/tour options available that will fit your unique needs. Whether it is a quick Colosseum audio guide tour before you depart Rome or an in-depth experience that explores the underground dungeons of the Colosseum, your perfect tour awaits.

    Colosseum guided tours come in a variety of options like small groups or private experiences that include a visit to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. You can even book a Colosseum audio guide tour or Colosseum skip the line tickets if you would like to explore the area at your own pace.

Discover the Colosseum


    Skip The Line Colosseum Arena & Underground Tours

    • Colosseum Arena skip-the-line tours and tickets will take you past the long ticket lines and directly onto the Colosseum’s arena stage - Rome’s most famous attraction.
    • A licensed guide will accompany you and your group, describing the Colosseum Arena’s history and sharing interesting facts.

    • The Colosseum Underground tour is an opportunity to visit the most restricted area of the Colosseum and explore what lies beneath the Colosseum’s arena floor.
    • The history of the Colosseum Underground and the Colosseum Arena floor will come to life when you're with a passionate and knowledgeable tour guide.


    A Stroll Through Ancient Rome at Your Own Pace

    • Booking a Colosseum Private Tour will allow you to explore the Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum at your own pace and a private tour guide will cater the tour to your needs.
    • Colosseum audio guide tours and skip the line tickets also include access to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.
    • You will be following in the footsteps of Rome’s great historical figures, like Julius Caesar, as you admire ancient temples, markets and palaces.
    • Your tour guide’s passion and depth of knowledge will help you to imagine what ancient life was like and appreciate the amazing history.


    Specialty Tours offer a NEW way to visit the Colosseum

    • Experiencing the Colosseum Night Tour is an amazing opportunity to walk through the Colosseum under the moonlight.
    • The Colosseum Night Tour tickets are very limited with small groups being allowed inside at timed intervals. It will just be you and the few other travelers exploring the Colosseum together.
    • The Colosseum Virtual Tour is a modern way to look into the past. See the Colosseum in all of its glory with the help of your Colosseum virtual reality headset.
    • The Colosseum Virtual Tour can be experienced while standing outside of the monument so you can immediately see the difference between the original design and what remains today.

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