With our priority access you will bypass the long ticket lines and enter the Colosseum through what is known as the Gladiator's Gate gaining exclusive access directly onto the Arena floor. Our guide will meet you outside of the Colosseum and after a brief introduction you will be on your way to the ancient times.
The guide will explain the Colosseum's magnificent façade, its ingenious design and tell you stories about those responsible for its construction.[readmore]Standing in the heart of Ancient Rome, you will learn about the Arch of Constantine and some of the ruins of the Roman Forum. Your tour guide will point out architectural details on the Colosseum and give surprising little-known facts as you make your way to the Gladiator’s Gate. With priority access and a dedicated entrance, you will skip the long ticket lines into the Colosseum. You will walk directly onto the Arena Floor and stand where the gladiators once stood as they waited for battle. Get your cameras ready as this is one of the best photo opportunities on your Colosseum tour!
As you enjoy this unique view of the Colosseum, your guide will describe the many gladiatorial battles that took place in the arena and show you where the emperor and senators used to sit as they watched the gory spectacles below. You will also be the envy of the thousands of tourists looking down on you from above.
Take a peek over the railing for an up-close view of the underground tunnels and chambers that housed both the gladiators and the wild animals. After enjoying this special access, the guided tour continues through the rest of the Colosseum. Once the tour is finished, be sure to stop at the balcony for a breath-taking view of the surrounding ancient city!Read more
Latest check in is no later than 15 minutes before the tour start time
This Tour runs rain or shine. Refunds will not be provided for no-shows or late arrivals
Skip the line refers to the ticket line only, everyone must go through Colosseum security
Only small bags will be allowed inside
Prohibited items include scissors, pocket knkoves, aerosols and liquids, even if less than 100ml, except water
Wear comfortable shoes and clothing
Bring a bottle of water, especially in hot weather