Colosseum Underground Tour with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Cultural & Theme Tours 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 .
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Colosseum, Rome, Lazio 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.Descend to the underground, find the original structure from 5th century A.D., and explore all the tunnels and rooms where gladiators were preparing to face the fight. Your tour guide will be at disposal to answer all of your questions.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Roman Forum, Rome, LazioVisit the Roman Forum. This is one of the most important archaeological areas in the world with some of Ancient Rome's most evocative ruins.Leaving the Arch of Titus walk down the Sacred Way, the triumphal road where the Centurions of Caesar marched after their return from countless battles and conquests. After admiring this impressive monuments runway, get prepared for visiting Maxentius' Basilica and Romulus temple.Continuing to the Forum see the temple dedicate to Emperor Antoninus Pius and his wife. Extraordianary example of reusing during the ancient period. Your visit end with the temple of Julius Caesar, built by Emperor August to commemorate his father.All around you can see the building where the daily life in the Ancient Rome took place such as the two republican basilicas, the temple of Saturn and the temple of Dioscuri, the House of the Vestal Virgins and much more ... Your tour guide will be at disposal to answer all of your questions and curiosities.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Palatine Hill, Rome, LazioExplore Palatine Hill, the site of an older settlement from the 9th century BC, said by the legend as the place where Romulus founded the original city of Rome.Start your visit from the impressive Arch of Constantine, emblem of victory which commemorates Emperor Constantine when he ascended the power. Getting on the hill appreciate this archaeological site, with the ruins of many generations of Rome’s emperors on show.Enjoy an impressive view of the valley of the Roman Forum.Continue your tour visiting the Horti Palatini Farnesiourum and its terrace. Here surrounded by fine gardens and elegant fountains you will be given an incredible panoramic view. The first part of your tour ends up with the Arch of Titus.Duration: 45 minutes

What’s included

  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

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