The Official Colosseum and Ancient Rome Tour

24 people

2 hours



Meeting Place and Time


Via del Colosseo, 24, Roma.  See Map

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The Official Colosseum and Ancient Rome Tour

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 to venture deep inside the walls of the Colosseum discovering its many secrets and gory past. Join us on the The Official 2 Hour Colosseum Underground Tour and walk out onto the famous Arena floor once stood upon by Romes greatest gladiators 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 brought back to life by your professional tour guide.

The Colosseum Underground & Ancient Rome

This tour has limited availability, and the starting time can vary. You will meet the staff at the office in Via del Colosseo, 24. 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.

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.