An expert English speaking guide will take you on a journey back in time, recreating the amazing history and mysteries of this grand monument. On your tour you will beat the crowd skipping the long ticket lines through a separate entrance to venture deep inside the walls of the Colosseum discovering its many secrets and gory past. Join us on the Official Colosseum Underground Tour and walk out onto the famous Arena floor once stood upon by Rome's greatest gladiators. From there you will travel down into the depths of this incredible monuments underground area seeing the dark dungeons where gladiators and animals were held before the contests began. After leaving the Colosseum you will march onward into the ruins of the Roman Imperial Forum, the true heart of ancient Rome brought back to life by your professional tour guide.Description
The Official Colosseum Underground & Ancient Rome tour allows you to go inside through the back door. This tour has limited availability, and the starting time can vary. You will meet the staff at the office very close to the Colosseum. Here you can take some beautiful wide angle and panoramic photos of the Colosseum and surrounding areas before the tour begins. Being one of the most visited monuments in the world, there is a regularly long ticket line at the Colosseum. By joining this Official Colosseum underground tour, you will be provided with 'skip the line' entrance tickets, so the group can head straight inside and not waste time standing around in ticket lines. Highlights
As you walk inside the Colosseum, you will begin to feel the magnitude of where you are. This tour gives you access also to the Colosseum arena with a beautiful view over the underground level. You will also visit the underground chambers and hear stories of gladiators and wild animals that were kept there. Exploring the ground floor level and up to the second tier, your guide will recreate the past, with stories of epic battles, painting pictures in your mind, bringing to life the walls that surround you.
Learn about the types of games and ferocious battles that the Romans enjoyed the most. See where the emperor would be perched, high above the arena floor, ready to decide the fate of another gladiator as he stood before a roaring Roman crowd. Along with providing you with expert knowledge, your guide will also point out the best places to capture that perfect picture during your tour, as you tour the circumference of the Colosseum.
The tour will consist of 2 separate parts, 1 hour in the Colosseum & 1 hour in the Roman Forum and Palatine hill area.
The Colosseum portion of the tour will last approximately 1 hour.
The Roman Forum & Palatine Hill part of the tour will also last approximately 1 hour and have various meeting times throughout the day.
These tours are separated by a break to allow time for pictures or to spend more time in the monument or attraction
: Rome, ItalyDuration
: 2 hours Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.