Gain access to the private underground area of the Colosseum. Your expert guide will take you in a small, exclusive group, past the long lines, into the VIP Gladiator Gate entrance. When you walk in the footsteps of the gladiators onto the arena floor, you’ll feel as though you’ve stepped back in time to experience the Colosseum as it was when the games were at their peak.
After spending time on the arena floor taking in the splendor of the Colosseum, you’ll go down to the restricted underground area where you can see the ancient Roman engineering and elaborate staging that made the games so special. [readmore] With views of animal holding areas and reconstructed elevators, your guide will give you an understanding of just how the master of games would have coordinated each detail of the show the ancient Romans got to watch.
Once your guide explains all about the history of the Colosseum and the games, you’ll follow it all up with another guided tour of the Ancient Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Once inside the Forum, your guide will explain to you the history of the Emperors and the daily life of the Ancient Romans. With sites such as the Temple of Julius Caesar, the Marmetine Prison and the Temple and House of the Vestal Virgins, you’ll be transported back to feel how vibrant the forum was at the turn of the millennia.
With our expert guides, you’ll feel like you were an Ancient Roman for a day. They’ll give you all of the explanations about the history of the Palatine and Capitoline Hills, the founding story of Rome, and show you how to explore the Emperors’ Palaces. Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity to see Ancient Rome and the Colosseum at their best!
Luggage, large bags, aerosols, glass bottles or sharps objects are not allowed
Visitors must provide their full name, date of birth, and a valid ID upon entry to the monument
Please come to the meeting point in advance