1-Hour Skip-the-Line Small-Group Colosseum Tour in Rome

Cultural & Theme Tours in Italy

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Enjoy a Semi-Private Skip-the-Line 1-hour Tour of the Colosseum. Bypass the queue to avoid long waits. Go back in time, hear about the fascinating and terrifying history of the Colosseum, including the bloody gladiator battles that once took place here, and explore the first and second tiers for great views. Walking tour led by a professional guide with audio headset system included.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Colosseum, Rome, LazioMeet your guide near the Colosseum to begin your exploration of Ancient Roman history. Visit the Colosseum, including skip-the-line entry. Learn about the spectacular games and bloody battles that were held inside. Hear about the techniques of construction invented by the Romans, the incredible ability of the gladiators, the violent fighting between exotic animals and the high level of technology achieved by Roman engineers to build the Colosseum. Walk around the first tiers and reach the arena to learn about the trapdoors and all the mechanisms used to animate the games. Your guide will keep you entertained with stories of sea-battles, the cages where lions were kept before the games started, the rooms in which gladiators were waiting before they reached the arena, the executions, and the excitement of the spectators attending the most spectacular, fantastic, and expensive games in human history. After exploring the first level you will reach the second tiers to enjoy the best inside and outside view of the Colosseum!Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Small-Group Walking Tour of 25 people or fewer
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions

Highlights

  • Skip the line
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Step back in time on a history tour
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