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The Real Skip-the-Line Colosseum tour with Exclusive Arena Access

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    Stop At: Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome Italy

    You will meet your guide at our office at Via della Polveriera nr 8 in Rome. From here you will be escorted to the Colosseum exclusive entrance, the so called " Gladiator's entrance".

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome Italy

    You will explore the Colosseum, entering through the so called "Gladiator's entrance". You will have access to the reconstructed arena as well as to the ground floor and the 1st floor.

    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
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    Departure Point
    Via della Polveriera, 8, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 1, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
    • Professional English Speaking guide
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Entrance fees
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    • Small group tour
    • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
    • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Ancient Rome access
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • The tour reservations have strict timing. To join the tour you are required to be at the meeting point for check-in at least 30 minutes prior to your tour departure time.
    • If you arrive late for the meeting time, it will not be possible to join the group or reschedule, unless you pay for the activity again. As per "No Show" rules you will not be entitled to a refund.
    • Please be advised capacity regulations and security may delay the tour departure This could also influence the smooth running of the tour especially on national holidays and events.
    • Cancellations, changes or issues due to weather, security and events held by the monument are beyond our control and are directly decided by their administration team. These issues will be reviewed by us and dealt with on an individual basis but are the responsibility of the monument.
    • All visitors must pass through the monument/attraction security check please allow at least 20 minutes to clear security.
    • The exact timings and reservations can vary, dependant on the monument/attractions administration offices availabilities and decisions on the booking day and can be subject to last minute changes. Departure time can differ up to 20 minutes from your selected time.
    • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
    • Please be aware that large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the monument/ attraction. Only very small bags are allowed. Please do not bring these items with you on the day of your tour as there are no cloakrooms at the monument.
    • All clients will be asked to show a photo ID, you must bring a photo ID to be allowed into the Colosseum.
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Pets are not allowed inside the venue
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 10 August 2019 via mobile

    It was great and Alessandra our guide was wonderful very informative with a bubbly personality ..........,

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Diana R
    ExploreItalyTours, Responsabile reception at Explore Italy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you very much for your review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your Colosseum tour with us and for your kind words to Alessandra!

    Reviewed 24 July 2019

    First off, our tour guide was an Archaeologist, which being guided around the Colosseum by an Archaeologist is enough to book the tour! We've been to the Colosseum before, but only did the skip the line. This time we did a guided tour because we...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank jbresyn
    ExploreItalyTours, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Explore Italy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for review about your experience with Explore Italy Tours! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed you Colosseum and Arena Floor tour with us! We hope to see you again.

    Reviewed 20 July 2019 via mobile

    Tour started by entering through the gladiator gate - an experience in itself. Very informative tour of about an hour with Roberta. She was extremely interesting, spoke excellent English, talked the whole time and took questions. The perfect pace and hid us in the shade...More

    Thank scotslassiestirling
    ExploreItalyTours, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Explore Italy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you very much for your review! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your Arena Floor and Colosseum tour with us!

    Reviewed 24 June 2019

    Booked online without hassle. Easy to find the tour location and the staff prior to the tour were very helpful, and walked us to meet the tour guide outside the Colosseum. Our main guide, Roberta was fantastic. Friendly and spoke good English. She was extremely...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Shane G
    ExploreItalyTours, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Explore Italy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2019

    We are happy to hear that you liked your Colosseum visit with us! Thank you so much for your review!

    Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

    A great small group tour that is very informative and takes you all around the Colosseum, including the underground! Tour guide was excellent. She spoke very well and was great in making sure everyone got photos and was looked after Highly recommend it!

    Thank Todd W
    ExploreItalyTours, General Manager at Explore Italy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

    Thank you for your kind review, much appreciated and we hope you enjoyed your trip to Rome.

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    5 June 2019|
    Response from ExploreItalyTours | Property representative |
    Yes it does! You can also roam around the Colosseum at your leisure, but in that case you will do a later Forum and Palatine hill tour.
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