Colosseum Dungeons Tour with Roman Forum and Cesar’s Palace Special Access

Rome, Italy

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icon3 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Overview

Avoid the large, standard tour and enjoy this small group experience with restricted access to the greatest Roman ruins in the world. You'll get special access to the Colosseum's arena floor and explore it's dungeons, where wild beast and gladiators were kept before bloody battles. Following the Colosseum you'll make your way to the neighboring ruins, enjoying restricted access in Palatine Hill (Cesar's Palace) and the Roman Forum (Ancient City). You'll visit the most important ancient Roman temples and tombs, the Senate House, the House of the Vestal Virgins, and Julius Cesar's tomb.

This easy paced tour includes a licensed tour guide providing fun, interesting, and relevant site information. Additionally, the tour includes skip-the-line tickets to enter the Colosseum through the Gladiator's gate, and use of the Guides' entrance at the Roman Forum; ensuring you get in quickly and have plenty of time for the tour as well as free time for self-exploration and great photos.

All Fees and Taxes
Special Access to Colosseum's Arena Floor
Access to Colosseum Underground Dungeons
Skip-The-Line Ticket to Cesar's Palace and Ancient City
Restricted Access to Underground Tunnels in Roman Forum
Restricted Access to Mussolinni Era Monument
Restricted Access to Underground Areas in Cesar's Palace
Special Entrance to Colosseum Through Gladiator's Gate

Departure Point

Arch of Constantine, Via di San Gregorio, 00186 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

1:30 PM

Return Details

Roman Forum, Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Colosseum
We'll begin the tour at the Colosseum, where you'll marvel at its architecture while I provide a thorough explanation of how ancient people were able to build a stone stadium, two millennia ago. We'll avoid the crowds and lines at the general entrance and instead enter through the privileged "Gladiator's gate". Next, you walk the same steps as gladiators on to the arena floor for exploration and photos before heading to the dungeons. The dungeons were the stadium's backstage, wild beast and gladiators were kept there before deadly fights.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Roman Forum
In the Roman Forum, we'll visit pagan temples and tombs, the house of the Vestal Virgins, the Senate house, and Julius Cesare's tomb, among other important ancient ruins.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Palatine Hill
You'll walk in the footsteps of Rome's most brilliant and also psychotic Emperors as we discover Cesar's Palace, officially called Palatine Hill. Palatine Hill is where Rome was founded nearly 3,000 years ago, and hosts structures dating from B.C. times, through the Renaissance, and most recently buildings built by Benito Mussolini.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers

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