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Colosseum Express Tour

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Explore the inside of one of the worlds greatest attractions that's waiting for you here in Rome. Jump the queue leaving the crowds behind. The Colosseum EXPRESS tour has been tailored for those who want to enjoy this marvel without locking themselves into a 3 hour tour, whilst still ensuring you won't be missing out on the magnificence that is the Colosseum. The EXPRESS tour will not cut any corners, just give you the best experience possible.

Let our expert English speaking guides educate and amaze you with facts you can share with friends at home and memorable tales of the glorious gladiatorial games you'll never forget.

Please note that your ID is required at the entrance. Guests who show up without an ID, will not be allowed inside of the Colosseum areas.
You'll start at
Largo Gaetana Agnesi
Largo Gaetana Agnesi, 00184 Roma RM, ItalyOn arrival please head to the upper level exit of the Colosseum Metro Station, where you'll find our representatives wearing purple 'Crown Tours' shirts. Customers are required to arrive 15 minutes prior to the activity start time. Late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entrance.
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    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
    Visit the first and second levels of the Colosseum. Enjoy learning about the Colosseum essentials and most important stories and features from your guide.
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You'll return to the starting point
  • Avoid long entry lines at the Roman Colosseum by booking a tour in advance
  • 1-hour tour is perfect for visitors and families with limited time
  • Learn about ancient Roman history and hear stories about gladiator games
  • Enjoy unlimited time exploring the Colosseum after the guided tour
What to Expect
Meet your guide outside the Colosseum entrance in the morning. You’ll hear a brief introduction about ancient Rome and then head directly into the Colosseum, skipping the long entrance line out front. Your guide will walk you through the amphitheater, pointing out the most interesting sights and sharing stories about gladiator games and epic battles. You’ll come away with an overview of the site in just an hour’s time. When the guided portion of the tour is complete, you’re free to continue exploring on your own.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Largo Gaetana Agnesi, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Guided Tour
  • Unlimited Free time inside
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dress code: Comfortable shoes recommended
  • ID required at the entrance. Guests who show up without an ID, will not be allowed inside of the Colosseum areas
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
We bought the tour one month prior, had just one day in Rome and it was our dream. For two people we paid 52$. There was a time indicated on the ticket: from 3 pm to 4 pm. We were walking around to meet this time, arrived half an hour earlier, was waiting for the mentioned
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Response from Curious13888703997, Guest Relations Manager at Colosseum Express Tour
Responded 13 Dec 2019
Dear Valued Client Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We are very sorry to hear about your experience and will definitely take action accordingly, in order to avoid this happening again in the future. As a company, we constantly work hard to keep our standards high and satisfy our guests. However, sometimes, there can be factors, which go beyond our control, In this case, since the Colosseum changed the Working hours we had to cancel our tours on that specific time and we informed all of our clients by phone call and email, we always seek improvement and your constructive feedback is very helpful. We hope to have the opportunity to have you as our guest once again and show you the standards with which we operate. Should you require any further assistance, we invite you to contact our customer service team who will be happy to help you. Kind regards, Crown Tours
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Was able to get in to see the interior of the Colosseum with a tour group without having to wait the 2.5 hours in line.
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Response from Curious13888703997, Guest Relations Manager at Colosseum Express Tour
Responded 10 Nov 2019
Dear Diana Thank you for sharing your positive feedback with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience. It was a pleasure having you on our tour and we hope to see you again on your next visit. We like to hear about your experience and your suggestions in order to improve the quality of our service. Warm regards, Crown Tours
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Marciello (excuse if spelling is incorrect) and Bruce were wonderful guides. Very considerate of our group and others. Both were fun and provided some fantastic information. Thank you for a lovely tour.
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We were very happy with our tour. Small group, no line! And Laura, our tour guide was excellent. She was extremely knowledgeable about the colosseum and the Forum. There was not a question she couldn’t answer. Her sense of humor also made the tour more enjoyable.
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Very informative and personable guide (Luma) gave us a quick 1 1/2 hour tour and history lesson on the coliseum. Good perspective and insight. Highly recommended. Without the guide you will miss a lot of great info.
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About the operator
By: Crown Tours
919 reviews
Certificate of Excellence
Perth, Australia
Roman Adventures
Booked a tour online & found the service to be great and well organised. The tour guide was knowledgeable and
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Exeptional tour guides
Both of our tour guides were exeptional,first Maria with the Colloseum tour and then Bruce with the Forum and
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Natasha R
Good tour
After finding it hard to pick a tour online, we headed to the colosseum to see what guides/tour operators were
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Rome, Italy
Palatine hill, Roman forum, and colosseum
Bruno and Mitch were very good tour guides. Very informative on the tour, funny and very helpful. This tour is
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Dusseldorf, Germany
Super informative
Our guide Lars was super nice and told us everything about the history of Rome, the colosseum and common
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Long Beach, California
Highly recommended!
This tour was highly informative and it was really cool to go into the underground areas. Our guide (Mircea I
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Great tour!
Our family of five took a skip-the-line tour of the colosseum, palatine hill and forum and it was an excellent
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Nick T
Swansea, United Kingdom
Tour with crown tours
Amazing day, the headset to hear your tour guild in the Colosseum it self was not great but could just been mine.
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Very educational, fun, and exciting
The tour guides were very knowledgeable and kind. No complaints at all with the any of the tour. Would definitely
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Great experience
We had a great experience with this tour The guide Marciello V was really good and knows what he was doing Highly
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Fabulous tour - highly recommend
Excellent tour 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼 would highly recommend - easy process, clear, fun and informative Tour guides -
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A tour of the Colosseum that’s worth taking
Lumi is an exceptional guide... funny, articulate and knowledgeable. She took us around the Colosseum giving a
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Great Tour
Very good tour and your guide. Special mention for 'Mitch'. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. Showed us
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Wonderful day in Rome
Our family had the most wonderful day in Rome today, starting at the Colosseum with Lumi (I hope I got your name
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An informative and fun day!
After booking the tour the night before through get your guide, we got a call from crown tours asking if we would
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