Rome and Colosseum Underground Tour with Third Tier Access

Tours & Sightseeing in Italy

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from$111.88
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Enjoy a walking tour of the subterranean depths of the Colosseum in a small-group. With your professional guide, have access to the areas of the Colosseum--even those areas normally restricted to visitors. Explore the underground chambers and see where wild animals were caged. See the arena where gladiators once fought.Then visit the Roman Forum to see some of the most important archaeological sites of Rome. Spend three hours exploring these renown locations.
Meet your guide outside the Colosseum at your selected departure time to begin your walking tour. Discover the site that over the centuries has become the symbol of the city. Learn about the Colosseum's rich history of gladiators, slaves, and ferocious animals. Hear, too, of its cruelty, and discipline, in addition to its clemency. For approximately 2 hours, explore all the areas of the Colosseum, starting with off-limits areas. First, see the underground chambers where animals were caged, then see the secret passages of the Gladiators, then marvel at the how animals were transported to the Arena's main level. After your visit the Colosseum, explore the heart of the ancient city for about one hour. Walk among temples, meeting places, and triumphal arches. Discover the Forum: the area that witnessed the birth and development of the Roman civilization, and the political, social, religious, and economic heart of the Roman Republic. Some of the most ancient places of worship can be found in the Forum, and visitors can still glimpse the remains of temples.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Colosseum Skip the Line Tickets
  • Colosseum Underground Tickets
  • Local taxes

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Colosseum Third Level and Terrace

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Step back in time on a history tour
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