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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.
Skip The Line Colosseum Arena & Underground Tours
A Stroll Through Ancient Rome at Your Own Pace
Specialty Tours offer a NEW way to visit the Colosseum
What to bring:
Reduced price tickets:
Reduced price tickets are available for ages 2 to 15 years and a passport/ID with proof of age is required, a school ID is not sufficient. Identification will be required and checked upon entrance to any of the sites. If you do not have the correct form of identification or you do not qualify for a reduced price ticket you will be required to purchase a new ticket. If there are no tickets available, you may be asked to leave the tour group.
Things that are not allowed:
How to the reach the Colosseum:
Note: On Sundays, the Imperial Forum Road is closed to bus/taxi traffic. Make sure you check the detour route if you are taking the bus and allow yourself extra time to arrive.