Core of the Colosseum: Arena Floor & Gladiator Gate

Rome, Italy

Tour Rating
icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

Walk in the footsteps of emperors and gladiators on a guided tour of Rome’s most iconic attractions — the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. Beat the crowds with skip-the-line access to the Colosseum, and learn about the bloody battles and glorious victories that once took place inside this mighty arena. In the Forum, wander among the ruins of temples and judicial palaces while your guide shares insight into the complex social structure of ancient Rome.
  • See a pair of legendary Roman attractions on a 2-hour guided tour
  • Skip the line at the popular Colosseum
  • Listen to legends of gladiators, gods and emperors
  • Learn about daily life in ancient Rome
  • See highlights of the sprawling Roman Forum ruins
  • Perfect for first-time visitors
  • Choose from a morning or afternoon tour

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This time-saver, archaeologist-led tour covers the highlights of the Colosseum in just ninety minutes.

Extensive tour of the Roman Forum archaeological area with an expert Archaeologist guide
Faster than fast track entry into the Colosseum
"Gladiator Gate" direct entrance on to the original arena floor where gladiators used to fight!
Core of the Colosseum tour with an expert Archaeologist guide
After your tour, stay inside the Colosseum until closing time if you so wish
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Trajan's Column, Via dei Fori Imperiali, 00187 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

10:45 AM

Return Details

Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Stop At:  
Trajan's Column
We meet beneath Trajan's Column on the edge of ancient Rome to prepare for a fascinating trip back in the time to the realm of Emperors, Gladiators and beasts!
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Roman Forum
The heart and soul of ancient Rome.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Enter the Icon of Rome and understand what it really meant to kill or be killed as a gladiator in ancient Rome.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Palatine Hill
Wander around the birthplace of the City of Rome, where the legend of Romulus Remus came to pass, where Rome really was Caput Mundi.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • For security reasons, backpacks, rucksacks, large handbags, luggage etc. not permitted inside Colosseum / Roman forum
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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. Learn more about cancellations.

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