Colosseum Underground Tour with Arena Floor, Upper level, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Tours & Sightseeing in Rome

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This is a very special tour that lets you explore the hidden parts of the Colosseum on a small-group never bigger than 24 people. Bypass the queue to avoid long waits. Explore all parts of this amazing monument, starting from the Underground tunnels web and then walk to the Arena floor and for great views you will climb the upper floor of the Colosseum. Once you have done with it, you will then choose your favorite option for to the Roman Forum entrance and The Palatine Hill which was said to be where Romulus founded the original city of Rome on the site of an older settlement .
Enter the Colosseum and learn about the spectacular and incredible entertainments organized in the ancient times. Discover 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 built the Colosseum. Walk around the first tier and reach the arena to learn about the trapdoors and all the mechanisms used to animate the games. Your tour guide will keep you entertained telling and showing you about the sea-battles, the cages where lions were kept before the games started, the rooms in which the Gladiators were waiting before they reached the arena, the executions and the excitement of the spectators attending the most spectacular, fantastic and expensive games of all human history. Descend to the underground and find the original structure from 5th century AD. Explore all the tunnels and rooms where gladiators were preparing to face the fighting. Your tour guide will be at disposal to answer all of your questions and curiosities. Discovering the origins, myth and grandeur of ancient Rome in the Roman Forum & Palatine Hill, choosing among the different tour options offered, soon after or before the Underground visit with an amazing tour of about 1 hour an half, our professional guide will take you back with a journey through the time. The panoramic, breathtaking views of the ancient ruins , make it a great introduction before you descend to visit the Forum itself. The enchantment of the Roman Forum - where the main market took place - and the Sacred Way - the triumphal road where the Centurions of Caesar marched after  their return from the countless battles and conquests. On the Palatine Hill, we will tell you the legend of Romulus and Remus, the brothers abandoned as infants and raised by a she wolf. The legend says that the two brothers fought one against the other for power control, between the two, Romulus was the winner and then the founder of Rome.

What’s included

  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Entrance fees
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)