I did quite a bit of research on tours of the Colosseum. I finally decided on Eyes of Rome based on other reviews. We had a group of 4. Maria met us at our hotel and we started to tour. Maria is very passionate and...More
The Colosseum, a 1st-century amphitheater, is one of Rome’s most recognizable landmarks—and it’s just as incredible inside. Breeze past the entrance lines on this skip-the-line tour, which also covers the heart of Ancient Rome. Perfect for first-time visitors, this tour allows you to tick off the Roman Forum—where you'll also skip the line—Capitoline Hill, and the world-famous gladiatorial arena even in limited time.
Begin your tour with hotel pick-up before heading to Rome’s well-preserved historic center, now a UNESCO World Heritage site. Skip the lines outside the Colosseum with VIP admission tickets and step inside to marvel at the ruins of the amphitheater. Wander at your leisure while listening to stories of the ancient gladiators and wild beasts that entertained up to 60,000 spectators at a time with their gory battles.
Continue your visit of some of the world’s oldest surviving structures at the Roman Forum, the seat of ancient political power, where you'll also jump the lines. Your guide will explain the gods of the ancient world and the foundations of our Zodiac signs. Learn how the pagan festival of Saturnalia—in honor of the planet Saturn— evolved into Christmas celebrations. You’ll also visit the remains of the Temple of the Vestal Virgins, where priestesses kept alive the sacred fire of Vesta.
The tour concludes with a panoramic view of the ancient city from Capitoline Hill, the smallest and most picturesque of Rome’s legendary seven hills.
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We took the Colosseum, Forum, and Vatican early bird tours with Maria-Linda. She is an amazing tour guide. We have an 8 and 11 year old and Maria-Linda was so great explaining what we were seeing and answering questions on our kids level. My wife...More
Our tour of the Colosseum and the Roman Forum will be a highlight of our trip to Rome, thanks to Paola. Her immense knowledge and her thoughtfulness made our visit very enjoyable and memorable. Thanks Paola for a lovely morning.
We toured with Marta who picked us up from the hotel and took us to the venues. She was wonderful, very knowledgeable, set the pace to suit us and made sure we happy and enjoying the experience. I would have no problem recommending a private...More
Buongiorno and good to hear from you! I am so happy that you enjoyed our time together in ancient Rome, and thank you so much for the kind review. Let me know the next time you (or friends & family) are coming to Rome! Kind...More
My wife wanted to give Rome to her Mom for her 80th birthday, so the three of us took two tours with our phenomenal guide, Tancredi. They were the highlights of the trip! We toured the Colosseum and Roman Forum one afternoon, and the Vatican...More
First-class clients- 5 stars to you. Your family was very kind and even your interest in the sites we visited was apparent, making my job that much more enjoyable. I would be very happy to lead you again when you're in town- there's much more...More