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Skip-the-Line Colosseum and Gems of Rome Semi Private or Private Tour
"Everyone has heard about the Colosseum growing up so it is obviously a priority when you come to Rome. Built nearly 2000 years ago still today the Colosseum is one of the most iconic monuments in the history of mankind! But we don’t want to just show you the monument; we want to make it come alive for you. To relive the last moments of a gladiator to hear the roaring crowd of more than 60000 people and feel the awe that someone who’s first time in Rome would have felt at the grandeur and magnificence of the Eternal City.   Next you will walk along the Imperial Fora a series of public squares constructed between 46 B.C. and 113 A.D
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Private Tour: Things to do in Rome and Vatican in Just One Day
"Morning Tour: The Colosseum and the Gems of RomeWalk into the shoes of the famous gladiators Commodus and Spartacus and prominent leaders Julius Caesar and Augustus in this first 3 hour skip the line tour. Place yourself in the centre of a large arena with over 60000 chanting spectators ready to watch you in all your glory – welcome to the Colosseum. This iconic symbol of Imperial Rome was used for gladiatorial contests and public spectacles such as mock sea battles animal hunts
From EUR99.00
 
Skip the Line: Ancient Rome and Colosseum Half-Day Walking Tour
"Start your tour near Oppian Hill – one of the famous Seven Hills of Rome -- to enjoy panoramic views of the Colosseum and then stroll down to it with your guide. As Rome’s premier crowd-drawing site the Colosseum regularly attracts long entrance lines. Skip them with your priority-access ticket and head straight inside for your small-group tour.As you walk around the Colosseum’s first and second tiers your guide will keep you entertained with tales of gladiators mock sea-battles and executions -- a fascinating insight into the amphitheater's gruesome past. Wander its circumference and learn what it must have been like when the crowds were roaring and the gladiator’s fate was decided by an emperor on a whim.< head outside and walk the short distance to the Roman Forum for an up-close look at some of Ancient Rome’s most evocative ruins. See sites like the Temple of Julius Caesar and the intriguing House of the Vestal Virgins before strolling up Palatine Hill to admire the views of the ruins below. Look down over Nero’s Circus Maximus
From EUR51.00

Colosseum Tips (67)

Go to the Colosseum early

We went to the Colosseum early in the morning, so we enjoyed our visit to the place better. There are no tourists around the first two hours when we were there. Before the gates were opened, we had...
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joiwatani
Mar 18, 2009

a page in history...

Of course, a visit to Rome is not complete without makin a trip to the Colossuem coz...1. it's one of my absolute fav buidling on earth, despite friends commentin that I'm inhumane for loving a place...
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peitsing
Jan 16, 2004

Get a good guidebook and refer to it frequently.

Well, I guess the single most important site I would take someone in Rome would have to be the Colosseum..............simply because most people think of Rome and the Colosseum in the same thought....
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unravelau
Feb 22, 2003

WOW!!

This was amazing, seeing it no television is nothing compared to walking around inside of it! We had a really nice time here and got some great pictures too. It is 11 euros each to get in and we paid...
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ArianaR
Mar 19, 2006

The Front door of the Collosseum

is particularly ordinary don't you think?Of course this would most probably be the most important site to be seen in Rome. Well this and St Peter's square, I would think. It would be interesting to...
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unravelau
Mar 29, 2003

Cheap Tours

When you're standing in the queue and tour touts are shouting "You'll be in this queue for 40 minutes if you don't come with us" - ignore them, you'll end up in a huge group struggling to hear....
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sarahNI
Jun 29, 2004

Must see the Colosseum

You must see the Colosseum, it's so much larger than I imagined. It held up to 55,000 people. As you look down into its depths you can see the pens (see in my travelog) where the Christians and the...
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Goner
Apr 23, 2003

While the Mighty Overwhelm. . .

While your eyes dazzle before such monuments as the Arch of Constantine and the ruins of the Coliseum, you might not notice all the excavation sites in Rome. Modern scholars and archaelogists...
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mrclay2000
Jan 10, 2003

Buggy Ride Through History

Buggies for hire are seen throughout many of the hot spots in the city, from the Piazza di Spagna (Spanish Steps) to the Coliseum and elsewhere. Not the same as a cab which operates at a stiff fare...
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mrclay2000
Jan 16, 2003

The Colosseum

Obviously, the Colosseum is the absolute one thing you must see. (Be sure to get your picture taken with the gladiators.) However, that is only the first on a very long list of wonderful things to see...
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Dionosaur
Jan 14, 2003

In general

What can I say about one of the most talked about travel destinations in the world? You know why you want to come here, the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine Hill, Vatican City, the Pantheon, beautiful...
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Venturingnow
Feb 28, 2003

The Colisseum

The bigger roman amphitheatre, built in 72 AD. In despite of the ruins, it´s a magnificient building.You should hire the local guide, who are anthropologists, that make you focus on the really...
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pili
May 25, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Colosseum

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Colosseum

final part of my pictures of the inside of the colosseum including the stations of the Cross, the Hypogenum and Arena. The Most Visited Roman Landmark of Rome is the famous Colosseum while the most...
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Roman Forum - Santa Francesca Romana

Dating back to the 10th century, la Basilica di Santa Francesca Romana (Frances of Rome) was originally called Santa Maria Nova. It is one of several churches located in the Roman Forum. The...
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Colonna dell'Immacolata

The Column of the Immaculate Mary (Colonna della Immacolata) is located just in front of the Spanish Embassy and along the border of Piazza Di Espagna and Piazza Piazza Mignanelli. This column was...
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Fontana dell'Acqua Paola - Il Fontanone

This Monumental fountain commemorats the reopening in 1612 of n aqueduct originally built by Emperor trajan in AD 109.The aqueduct was renamed the Acqua paola" after Paul V,the Borghese pope who...
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Campo Verano - Cimitero del Verano

I only set foot in this huge 'modern' cemetery because I wanted to visit a nearby church but there was a special Mass taking place which was followed by its afternoon closure. Rather than catch the...
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Arch of Constantine

The Arch is the largest Truimphal arch in Rome and has iron fences to block entry by gawking tourists, however you can take unlimited videos, pictures and selfies of the famous Arch. Constantine was...
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