Private Tour - Colosseum Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Private & Custom Tours in Rome

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The Colosseum is the biggest amphitheater in the world. In 1980, UNESCO has added it in the “World Heritage” list.Its construction started in 72 a.C. and ended 8 years later. Your tour guide will tell you about the different techniques used to build it and he will introduce you to the Gladiators' world, the famous fighters who used to duel in the arena: it appears that this type of fighting started in ancient Greece in order to celebrate private memorial services and the Romans transformed them in acclaimed public shows.  Next stop is Palazzo dei Cesari, on the Palatine Hill. This is where the word “Palatium” (building) comes from.Our tour ends with a visit to the Roman Forum: in archaic times it used to be a necropolis and has been transformed in the heart of Rome with its temples, its cathedrals, the Popes' Curia and Domus.
Enjoy a complimentary hotel pickup and transfer from your hotel/accomodation to our meeting point at 10.00 o'clock(Largo Gaetano Agnesi) where our expert tour guide will wait for you.After short introduction the guide will take you to the the biggest amphitheater in the world:Colosseum.You will skip the long line,becouse we will provide you the entrance tickets.Your tour guide will tell you about the different techniques used to build it and he will introduce you to the Gladiators' world, the famous fighters who used to duel in the arena. Our tour will go on through every details: from the organization to the social and economical aspects.Next stop is Palazzo dei Cesari, on the Palatine Hill. This is where the word “Palatium” (building) comes from. You will be taken to see the ruins of the Domus Augustana and then the paintings of Nero's first palace: the only ones that were saved after the arson that took place in 64 A.C. Our tour ends with a visit to the Roman Forum: in archaic times it used to be a necropolis and has been transformed in the heart of Rome with its temples, its cathedrals, the Popes' Curia and Domus.

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Admission ticket
  • Local taxes
  • Entrance fees

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Drinks
  • Food and drinks
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Skip the line
  • All entrance fees included
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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