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Choose a start time to suit your schedule, then meet your guide near the Colosseo metro stop. Together, you’ll pass the long lines outside the ancient stadium and enter via the special Gladiator Gate.

Step straight out into the arena, just as the gladiators did millennia ago, and gaze up at the ancient tiers where thousands of Romans gathered to watch the gory games. As you listen to stories of the battles, you’ll walk from the arena floor to the spot where the emperors’ box once stood, and then up to the second level to see the stadium from a spectator’s view.

Opt to stay behind and explore the Colosseum more at your own pace or follow your guide to the nearby Roman Forum. Skip-the-line entry to the forum is included, and you’ll get the lowdown on its key ruins plus a stroll up Palatine Hill.
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Ancient and history-rich, the Colosseum is one of Rome’s best-loved and busiest attractions. Waste no time with this skip-the-line tour, entering straight into the arena via the Gladiator Gate. You’ll visit sites that are normally off-limits to standard tours such as the site of the emperors’ box, and you’ll hear the history of the gladiators, too. Continue to the Roman Forum at no extra cost, or opt to stay longer inside the stadium.
  • Save your previous vacation time with an express tour of the Colosseum
  • Skip the general entrance lines and enter through the privileged Gladiator Gate
  • See the stadium through the eyes of gladiators, emperors, and spectators
  • Choose to stay inside the stadium or continue to the ruins of the Roman Forum
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing Tour

Fantastic enthusiasm and knowledge from Marco, an extremely passionate and interesting guide. He made the whole experience unforgettable. Thank you.

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Great tour! Express yet detailed

We did the Colosseum express tour. It was easy to find the starting point and our guide Alba was very informative. It was so easy to hear her with the headsets. She was very engaging and the skip the line was incredibly beneficial. I got...More

Thank Nic_ann_F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Loved every minute

We went on the colosseum express tour on 12 July at 8:20. This is a slick operation, professional from start to finish. Our guide Paola was wonderful, she was so informative in an interesting and engaging way. I don’t usually like tours and prefer to...More

Thank Mickeymoo72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Great Experience

We loved this tour! The check-in process was organized. It was great to avoid the lines. Justine was an excellent tour guide. She was very knowledgeable and her explanations were easy to follow. The express tour was nice in that we had the formal tour...More

Thank Kendra H
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile
Fantastic insight to the Colosseum

We jumped first tour of the day, starting at 8:20am which was the perfect time to do the tour as it wasn’t to hot and crowded. Our guide Paolo was Energetic, talkative and had exceptional English. We gave us great insight to the history of...More

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Response from Scott O | Reviewed this property |
With this tour, the entrance fee was included, yes.
8 May 2018|
Response from Scott O | Reviewed this property |
This is an area that has recently been built to simulate the actual floor of the arena. It is small but puts you out in the middle of the Colosseum versus just being on the outer ring looking in.
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