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Colosseum Tickets with Arena Floor Direct Entrance

  • Be one of the few to enter the Colosseum through its ‘back door’ leading straight to the Arena Floor.
  • See the Eternal City’s most iconic landmark and experience what the gladiators felt when they entered the ancient world’s largest amphitheatre.
  • Catch a unique glimpse at the workings of the Colosseum’s underground ‘backstage’ from the partially reconstructed arena.
Colosseum Tickets with Arena Floor Direct Entrance
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11:10am Departure TimeMost Popular
Colosseum Tickets with Arena Floor Direct Entrance. Tour departs at 11:10am. Meet strictly at 10:55am
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Colosseum Tickets with Arena Floor Direct Entrance. Tour departs at 1:00pm. Meet strictly at 12:45pm
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Colosseum Tickets with Arena Floor Direct Entrance. Tour departs at 8:45am. Meet strictly at 8:30am

Take advantage of the Skip-the-line entrance tickets service to the Colosseum and Roman Forum. The representative will escort you inside, helping you and exchanging your voucher for an actual ticket. Appreciate, during at least 3 hours, and experience the immensity of ancient Rome’s most iconic symbol at your own pace, enjoying privileged direct access to the Arena Floor through the recently opened ‘Gladiator’s Entrance’ crowding and long security checks that characterize the other entrances. The Tour is extended to a maximum of 25 travelers.

What to Expect

Feel the glory and majesty of Rome at the height of its power as you walk on the very same stones as those who came to fight here in gladiatorial combat, treading in their footsteps out onto a partial reconstruction of the arena floor, looking up at the tiered ruins that were once filled with some 50,000-80,000 bloodthirsty spectators.

You are sure to hear their echoes as your eyes are drawn upward, your body turns and your mind is boggled by the elegance and engineering prowess of what was once the largest structure of its kind in the world, all from this unique 360° view, home to the gladiatorial games, exotic staged hunts, theatrical executions and even mock sea-battles.

Enjoy up-close views of the underground area where the spectacle was brought to life, and the panorama from where the Emperor’s box once stood, all special access areas that standard ticket holders don’t get to see.

In addition, gain access to the second floor, tracing the Colosseum’s circumference in an effort to understand what it must have been like when the stands were packed, the crowds were roaring and a gladiator’s destiny hung on their whims.

After the tour, have the option of staying inside the Colosseum to continue your exploration or follow the representative to take advantage of the Skip the Line access to the Roman Forum. Be able to hike to the top of the Palatine Hill for an exceptional bird’s-eye perspective over the Forum and Circus Maximus.  

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very well organized tour company. And an excellent tour guide Oscar. A definite do not miss historic sight.

Thank seemyeverything
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
City wonders tour of colosseum and palantine hill with forum

Very nice tour guide was prompt and tour was very informative not a lot of breaks but amazing...bring a water bottle...lots of free fountains for refills. Much needed

1  Thank ajd16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Decent value

Just being in Rome is awesome so I don’t want to critize too much. Overall, our tour was very good. Even with a light rain, we saw so much. Our only issue was our guide did not speak English very well. Thru a transmitter and...More

Thank marc514
Reviewed 27 June 2018
Avoid Like the Plague

I have reviewed this once and it appears to have been removed. This is one of the worst organisations I have ever had the misfortune to come across! We waited longer to get in than if we'd have bought our ticket that day and queued....More

2  Thank Superfussy
CityWondersCS, Manager at City Wonders, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Dear Superfussy, Thank you for your review. We're very sorry to hear that our tour did not reach your expectations. One of the benefits of our Colosseum tours is that it includes skip the line access into the venue. We're disappointed to hear that this...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile
Colosseum with Arena Floor (Express)

I really wanted to do the Colosseum tour with the 5th level and underground, but we left it too late to book this very popular tour and it was sold out. We ended up booking the Colosseum with Arena Floor which City Wonders call their...More

Thank Nikki M
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Response from Nikki M | Reviewed this property |
We did this tour with City Wonders and had to meet as you come up out of the colosseum metro station. There was sma CW rep there who asked which tour we were doing then pointed us towards our tour guide who was stood about... More
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