map
Map &
Directions
access_time
Hours
mode_edit
Been here?
Rate it
chevron_left
 
chevron_right

Top Tours

 
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
From EUR60.00
 
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
 
"Skip the Line: Colosseum
Colosseum Roman forum Palatine Hill Tour"Skip the long lines outside of some of Rome’s most popular ancient attractions and get a fast-track access to the Colosseum Roman Forum and Palatine Hill!!! Choose your option according to your time availability and personal preferences.Learn everything about ancient Rome in a 3 hours tour that will lead you through the past and history of Ancient Rome. This tour will allow you t the immense amphitheatre that was the largest ever built by the Roman Empire. Imagine people travelling to Rome at that time astonished in front of the massive shape of the stadium imagine spectators screaming in the Colosseum assisting the gladiatorial fights and public shows that took place in the arena.Later access to Palatine Hill
From EUR58.00

Colosseum Tips (488)

Visit the Colosseum.

The Colosseum; originally known as Flavian Amphiteatre is a huge elliptical amphitheatre located east of the Roman forum. The building of this stadium was begun under emperor Vespasian in 72 A. D. It...
Maurizioago's Profile Photo
Maurizioago
Aug 09, 2015

Ghosts of Gladiators

Originally known as the Flavian Amphitheater, this largest of Roman arenas was constructed between 70 and 80 AD on the former site of Nero's artificial lake. That very naughty emperor claimed as his...
goodfish's Profile Photo
goodfish
Jul 17, 2015

General tips on tourist attractions (Colosseum)

I have visited Rome three times and will this fall spend six months there to study Italian now after graduation. I love Rome and it is a magnificent city in so many ways I can't even count them, but...
MollyFrojdh
May 24, 2015

Overwhelming and Impressive!

It's gorgeous, overwhelming and breathtaking and is one of those most photographed and recognized buildings in the world. Believe me when I tell you that a visit to the Colosseum will not disappoint....
moviegal226's Profile Photo
moviegal226
Apr 13, 2015

Chiosco Bar: A little Pax Romana near the Colosseo

This is my favorite spot to waste time in all of Rome. 2007: We'd just come limping from the Colosseum (and nine hours on our feet) and were heading through the park across the street when we saw a...
goodfish's Profile Photo
goodfish
Mar 19, 2015

Colosseum

One of the things I had looked forward to see in Romewas the colosseum. When we came there the queues were very very long so unfortunately we didn't enter.Anyway it was still impressive to see it from...
Callis04's Profile Photo
Callis04
Feb 24, 2015

Colosseum by night

Colossum by night looks just stunning. It is extremely well illuminated and one who did it is a master of his job. The light is graduated from almost poor to very bright and this combination was...
croisbeauty's Profile Photo
croisbeauty
Feb 08, 2015

The Colosseum

Yes, it looks huge when looking at it from the outside but its real proportions one can be aware of only after getting inside. There were seats for about 60.000 spectators on three different levels....
croisbeauty's Profile Photo
croisbeauty
Feb 08, 2015

The Colosseum

The Colosseum was originally called "Flacian Amphoteatre" but the name that is popularly called has received after the colossal statue of the Emperor Nero, which once stood in front of the...
croisbeauty's Profile Photo
croisbeauty
Feb 08, 2015

Colosseum - hypogeum

So-called "hypogenum" is a series of underground tunnels, used to house animals and slaves while waiting their turn for a fight. It consists of two level subterranean network of cages and tunnels...
croisbeauty's Profile Photo
croisbeauty
Feb 08, 2015

Colosseum

The Colosseum was out of time architectural project, if necessary it could be emptied of crowd in about ten minutes, and it is very difficult to achieve in modern stadiums. The Colosseum was entered...
croisbeauty's Profile Photo
croisbeauty
Feb 08, 2015

Colosseum

The first impression one gets when approaching to it is, gosh this construction is so huge. With all technique and skills we have today it takes several years to build the football stadium and finish...
croisbeauty's Profile Photo
croisbeauty
Feb 07, 2015
 
 
Sponsored Listings

Hotels Near Colosseum

Hotels
Via Manin 69 (near Colosseum), Rome, Lazio, 00185, Italy
Show Prices
Hotels
Piazza del Colosseo n.1, Rome, 00184, Italy
Show Prices
Hotels
Piazza del Colosseo 9, Rome, Rome, Italy
Show Prices
Hotels
Via di San Giovanni in Laterano 10, Rome, 00184, Italy
Show Prices
Hotels
Via Duchessa di Galliera 14
Show Prices
Hotels
Via Cernaia 14/B, 00185
Show Prices
icunme's Profile Photo

icunme

"R O M E"
View Member
breughel's Profile Photo

breughel

"TO THE SOURCES OF MY CULTURE AND HISTORY."
View Member
MM212's Profile Photo

MM212

"Roma - Città Eterna"
View Member
croisbeauty's Profile Photo

croisbeauty

"Roma, una citta stupenda"
View Member
von.otter's Profile Photo

von.otter

"Rome : A Surpise Around Every Corner"
View Member
 
 

Things to Do Near Colosseum

Things to Do

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...
View More
Things to Do

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...
View More
Things to Do

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...
View More
Things to Do

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...
View More
Things to Do

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...
View More
Things to Do

Domus Aurea

UPDATE: The Domus Aurea was closed due to heavy rains and fears of a collapse. But as of Feb. 7, 2007, it's "open for restoration" a special program allowing you to visit Nero's Golden Palace and see...
View More

Getting to Colosseum

Address

We don't yet have an address for this Things to Do. Help us improve our info!

Hours

  • Sunday 08:30 to 18:15
  • Monday 08:30 to 18:15
  • Tuesday 08:30 to 18:15
  • Wednesday 08:30 to 18:15
  • Thursday 08:30 to 18:15
  • Friday 08:30 to 18:15
  • Saturday 08:30 to 18:15

Map