Gladiator Gate and Arena Floor Special Access Colosseum Tour

Via delle Terme di Tito, 72, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Tour Rating
icon3 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English

Let's go on an unforgettable Colosseum tour that invites you to step into the footsteps of gladiators and uncover the wonders of ancient Rome. With our guided experience, you can skip the long lines and enter through the exclusive Gladiator's Gate, feeling the excitement of standing where gladiators once fought for glory. Your friendly guide, passionate about the Colosseum's history, will share stories of fierce battles, ruthless emperors, and the cheers of the crowd, creating a captivating narrative as you explore the iconic arena.

As part of the Colosseum tour, you'll delve into the heart of the action on the first level, getting a close-up look at where spectators once sat, passionately cheering on their favorite fighters. The adventure continues beyond the Colosseum as you journey to Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum, where tales of ancient life come alive amidst the mesmerizing ruins.

This isn't just any tour; it's a Colosseum tour that promises an immersive experience, bringing the past to life at every turn. Fast-track entry, exclusive access through the Gladiator's Gate, and a personable guide ensure a memorable exploration of Rome's iconic landmarks. Join us for an unforgettable adventure through the heart of ancient history on this captivating Colosseum tour!

What to Expect on your Colosseum Tour

Meet your guide in Rome and jump straight into the heart of history on this Colosseum tour. With skip-the-line access, enter through the Gladiator's Gate, hearing tales of gladiators who once battled here. Explore the first floor, taking in views of Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum.

No long lines or waiting as you seamlessly transition to Palatine Hill, delving into stories of ancient Rome. Then, wander through the Roman Forum, completing your journey.

Note: Small bags only; no large backpacks allowed. Security check required

1. Colosseum

Explore the arena floor, reliving the past in just 1 hour 45 minutes.

2. Palatine Hill

Dive deeper into history in just 1 hour, from the ground floor to the second tier.

3. Roman Forum

Conclude your exploration in just 30 minutes amid the ruins of the Roman Forum.

Tour’s Location
$ 63.04
Embark on an incredible journey through ancient Rome with our Colosseum tour, led by a friendly local English-speaking guide. Experience the magic of a small group setting, limited to just 16 guests, ensuring a more personal and engaging exploration of this iconic landmark. Let the stories come to life with the provided headset for groups larger than 6, ensuring you don't miss a single detail during your Colosseum tour. Your entrance ticket, covering the Full Experience at €25, grants you seamless access to this historical marvel. Enjoy the simplicity of a tour without worrying about gratuities, and please note that hotel pick-up/drop-off is not included. Join us for a Colosseum tour that goes beyond the ordinary, offering a human touch to the fascinating tales of ancient Rome.

Meeting Point of your Colosseum Tour

Via delle Terme di Tito, 72 Via delle Terme di Tito, 72, 00184 Roma RM, Italy Meet your guide at the entrance of Colle Oppio Park on the corner of Via di Terme di Tito and Via Nicola Salvi. The entrance is opposite Oppio caffè. Colle Oppio Park is located on the corner of Via di Terme di Tito and Via Nicola Salvi. Your guide will be holding a Walks sign.

End Point of your Colosseum Tour

Foro Romano Foro Romano, 00186 Roma RM, Italy Colosseum/Roman Forum

What to Expect in your Colosseum Tour

Get ready for an incredible journey as you meet your guide and group at a central spot in Rome to kick off your Colosseum tour. Armed with your skip-the-line ticket, say goodbye to the long entrance queues and step right into the arena through the Gladiator's Gate. Let your imagination run wild as your guide weaves tales of the brave gladiators who once battled to the cheers of the crowd in this iconic amphitheatre. As you climb to the first floor from the arena, take a moment to stand where the lively Roman crowds once stood, soaking in the views of Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum – the next stops on your adventure. Leave the Colosseum behind and meander towards the forum, all while hearing fascinating stories of Rome's imperial era. Explore the ancient plaza, once buzzing with political life. Wrap up your tour near the Roman Forum, having uncovered the rich history woven into these monumental sites.

Quick note: There's a new rule for the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill – only small backpacks and regular-size handbags are allowed inside. Unfortunately, bigger bags won't make the cut, and there's no storage available. All guests need to pass through a security check before entering the Colosseum.

1. Colosseum

Meet your guide near the colossal Colosseum, where the Romans once gathered for thrilling battles. Skip the queues, enter through the special Gladiator's Gate, and walk the same ground as the ancient gladiators. Explore the arena floor, usually off-limits, and immerse yourself in the chilling events that unfolded here centuries ago. (1 hour 45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included)

2. Palatine Hill

Dive even deeper into the Colosseum, from the ground floor to the second tier, catching distant views of the Roman Forum. No need to wait in lines as your guide shares captivating stories, reconstructing ancient Rome through tales of war, politics, and betrayal. Wander through the markets, roads, and temples on Palatine Hill, connecting with the lives of the empire's citizens. (1 hour • Admission Ticket Included)

3. Roman Forum

Wrap up your journey by strolling through the remnants of the Roman Forum, completing your exploration after the magnificent Colosseum. (30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included)
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • NOTE: There is a new rule at the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill that only small backpacks and regular-size handbags are allowed inside. Guests with larger bags will not be allowed to enter (there are no storage facilities) and all guests must now pass through a security check before entering the Colosseum.
  • Please ensure that all members of your party have a valid ID on them on the day of the visit.
  • Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate guests with strollers on this tour.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please note, this tour is wheelchair accessible with some difficulties. We advise clients to contact Walks Customer Service Team to make further arrangements.
  • 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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