Special Combo: Colosseum Guided Tour plus Squares and Fountains Walking Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Rome

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Special combined tour to see the main feature of the Eternal City. Start from Colosseum, join a skip the line group tour option. Then you will pass to have a walking tour along the narrow streets of the city center admiring the highlights of Rome.
Starting at 1:00 pm, visiting the symbol of the Ancient Roman world, the Colosseum. Walk past the often-long lines with your skip-the-line ticket. Live a special experience inside this majestic monument. You will have a pleasant stroll in the history and glory of the Roman Empire. Your informative guide will make your experience funny and full of good memories. Hear about the engineering genius of the Romans: about the fascinating and terrifying history of the Colosseum marked by bloody gladiator battles, and mad emperoros who playd as gladiators.  The tour is approximately 1-hour and is suitable for all ages, including children. Once finished your Colosseum guided tour, reach by your own the next stop of your tour in Rome: the Spanish Steps, where your walking tour around the city centre will start at 5:00 pm. Admire the Barcaccia fountain in the middle of the Square, from there, in the Quirinale district of Rome, we will walk to the Trevi Fountain, which is known as one of the most stunning fountains in the world. But there’s a lot more than just beauty behind this famous fountain and you will get to know. The tour of the squares and fountains continues to the Pantheon, built as a temple to all the gods of Olympus, the dome of the Pantheon is the largest in the world since ancient times.After spending some time at the Pantheon we will head at Piazza Navona. The history of this baroque square dates back to ancient Roman times, Piazza Navona is the delight of Baroque Rome, with architectural elements and sculptures by masters such as Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Fountain of the Four Rivers in the center of the square, which is the Danube, the Ganges, the Nile and the Rio de la Plata, the four corners of the Earth), Francesco Borromini and Girolamo Rainaldi (the Church of St. Agnes in Agony, in front of the fountain by Bernini), and Pietro da Cortona (author of the frescoes of the gallery of the Palazzo Pamphili). We will then continue our stroll to Campo de ‘Fiori. Since 1869 the square has been the home to a colorful local market of groceries. Leaving Campo de Fiori our guide will lead you to the enigmatic site of Julius Caesar’s assassination. The place is called Sacra Area di Largo di Torre Argentina, where, according to historians, Julius Caesar was stabbed to death. The final stop of the Rome Highlights Walking Tours is at the Vittoriano, commemorating the unification of Italy, this monument was begun in 1885 and inaugurated in 1911 in honour of Victor Emmanuel II of Savoy, the first king of Italy. The views that it offers once you are on his top, are really amazing and spectacular. - Colosseum - Spanish Steps - Trevi Fountain - Parliament - Pantheon - Navona Square and many more on the way...

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling chargesEntrance feesAdmission ticketHeadsets to hear the guide clearlyProfessional art historian guideGuaranteed to skip the long linesWalking tour

What’s not included

  • Food and drinksGratuities (optional)Hotel pickup and drop-offTransportation to/from attractions
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