Ancient Rome: Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman forum tour

Rome, Italy

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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Leave the lines behind and trust our professional guides to make your experience truly special. Each with years of experience in the field, our tour guides are guaranteed to be native-speaking historical experts who will be sure to entertain, amaze and capture the imagination of everyone from children to grandparents.

From Gladiator battles to emperors' palaces and the hustle and bustle of daily life in the Roman Forum, let us take you back in time and bring to life these truly fascinating archaeological areas and share with you our knowledge, enthusiasm and love for The Eternal City.

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that if a booking is made for the 3:00 PM tour we cannot guarantee that customers will be able to join the second part of the tour (Palatine Hill and Roman Forum) directly afterwards. In this case, customers can do the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum tour before the Colosseum or at various available time slots the following day.

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Departure Point

Largo Gaetana Agnesi, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Palatine Hill, 00186 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Colosseum
The COLOSSEUM. Rome’s architectural masterwork but also the monument that represents the genius and cruelty of the Romans, the place where gladiators fought for their lives and those condemned to death were fed to wild animals. Come and discover who the gladiators were, learn about the various phases of the games and the elaborate scenery and stage settings that made the combats so famous in the Roman Empire. Our guides will explain the state-of-the-art engineering and technology that the Romans deployed to make these games possible.
Duration: 1 hour 
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Palatine Hill
The PALATINE HILL. According to the legend the Palatine Hill is where Romulus founded the Eternal City after he had killed his twin Remus in a fit of rage. During the height of the Empire the Palatine was the most desirable place to live in the city, reserved for emperors and aristocrats and it’s here that they built their monumental palaces. Let our guides unveil this spectacular archeological site where the ruins, the towering pine trees and the spectacular views over the Circus Maximus and the Roman Forum make it a once in a lifetime experience!
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
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Roman Forum
The ROMAN FORUM. From a stunning panoramic viewpoint on the Palatine Hill our guides will make you relieve the glorious past of the Eternal city as they point out and unravel the secrets of what used to be the social, political and commercial centre of the Roman Empire. Let our guides bring to life the temples, the basilicas, the shops, the arches and the open-air markets where senators, commanders, vestal virgins and common romans spent their lives 2000 years ago. Once the tour is finished you will be able to go inside the forum and visit it at your own pace.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers

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