"Panem et circenses", the motto that guided the imperial power, found its most complete realization in the Flavian Amphitheater (the other universally known name, Colosseum, dates back only to the Middle Ages).
Departure & Return
Roman Empire - Rempi Tour : Rome Colosseum & the Vatican tickets, Via Capo d'Africa, 15a, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Returns to original departure point
What To Expect
The tour gives access to the Amphitheater, a symbol of the Empire and a place of tears and blood. Here you will feel on your skin the emotion experienced by the Roman cives during its inauguration, which took place in 80 AD. under the emperor Titus. You will also discover the transformations undergone by the monument over the centuries.
Your visit will continue on the Palatine hill, point of origin of everything, where on April 21st 753 BC. Romulus founded Rome and where then Augustus, the first Emperor, decided to reside, giving way to a series of imperial constructions which, by their size and grandeur, took their name from the hill on which they stood. Even today we use the term "Palace" to indicate the great buildings and symbolic places of political power.
The tour will end in the Roman Forum, focal point of the Eternal City and political, economic, religious and above all celebrative center, active in the history of Rome for over 1200 years.
Following the footsteps of the ancient emperors and oratories, you will discover the myths about the Eternal City and the customs and habits of the citizens of ancient Rome.