Explore Ancient Rome – Ultimate Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
Via della Polveriera, 8, Roma. See Map
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Explore Ancient Rome – Ultimate Roman Forum & Palatine Hill:
Beat the crowds, the heat and the long ticket lines with the Ultimate Rome’s Colosseum tour. Beginning at either 11:00 AM or 1:00 PM, this is a small group tour with a maximum size of 25 people per group. This tour also gives you access to the Colosseum arena with a beautiful view over the underground level. This expert English speaking guide will take you back in time, recreating the history and formidable beauty of the Colosseum. On this tour you will have “skip the line” access, passing the ticket lines. Relax and enjoy this history rich guided tour.
You will begin the tour at the meeting place – Via della Polveriera 8, nearby 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.
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.
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. 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.
Total tour time is approximately 60 minutes.