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Meet your English speaking guide at the tour office in Via del Colosseo, 24. Here you'll enjoy panoramic views of some of the most well-preserved parts of the Colosseum and have plenty of time to take photographs while waiting for your tour to start.  

You'll learn how the Roman’s built such a colossal monument while skipping the long lines to step inside the largest amphitheater ever built. Your guide will recount stories of epic battles between gladiators and wild beasts while giving you behind the scenes access to Colloseum sights.

This tour offers exclusive access to the underground areas where you'll explore the tunnels and rooms where gladiators prepared for battle before stepping out onto the arena floor where the mighty gladiators once stood.

Underground tours of Rome’s Colloseum are among the most popular tours in Rome and often fill up, so book early to avoid disappointment.
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Colosseum
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Overview
The Colosseum is one of the busiest sights in Rome so instead of spending hours in line you’ll go straight to the front of the entrance line with this skip-the-line tour leaving you more time to explore the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Follow in the footsteps of gladiators as your guide takes you deep into into the dungeons of the Colosseum and then out onto the Arena floor in this official Colosseum Underground Tour.
Highlights
  • Skip the long tickets lines at Rome’s Colosseum with priority access
  • Venture deep into the Colosseum dungeons with a guided 2-hour tour
  • Hear stories about gladiator games and fights with wild beasts
  • Get access to restricted areas not included in standard admission
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Not recommended. Look elsewhere or you will be ripped off

This tour was a bit of a shambles and myself and my partner were hugely disappointed. Firstly, despite an initial booking of 3.30pm, it didn’t start until 16.45. Instead of it lasting 2 hours, it was rushed and lasted 55 minutes. The Roman Forum and...More

3  Thank Barry L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Tour guide was great!

This was a great tour overall. Our guide was wonderful. I wish I could remember her name. She was very thorough and knowledgeable. The underground tour was short and we did have to wait for other groups to finish their tours of the underground. This...More

Thank KrisFerris
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Just a ticket a scalper

Tried to buy the underground tour sold officially by CoopCulture. Stayed up till midnight (9am Europe time) on the one day per month/quarter they are released. You see, the scalpers buy up all the tickets immediately. I kept clicking refresh and getting timeouts because their...More

2  Thank chris12345fg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Colosseum Underground - just ok

First - make sure you plan plenty of time to find the meeting place because it's impossible to find even with Google maps and your Taxi will never get you close enough to it. Then, plan to wait while they get stuff together. After you...More

1  Thank joelleh449
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile
Cash Grab - unsatisfied :(

My partner and I were sold a 2 hr colosseum tour for 89 euro. As this was one of the most expensive tours we were expecting to see the best of what the colosseum has to offer... Unfortunately the tour ran for approximately 50 minutes...More

8  Thank Daniel R
ExploreItalyTours, Manager at Explore Italy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Hi Daniel, We are sorry you feel this way about your experience but this review is a bit unfair. The 2 hour tour includes both the Colosseum (1 hour), the Forum & Palatine Hill (1 hour). You did not receive tickets as it is a...More

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ldelaig
1 June 2018|
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Response from bobwarren | Reviewed this property |
The tour we booked was just for the Colosseum. We have been on that included the other sights. Lots of options to choose from Idelaig.
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Jennifer B
4 April 2018|
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Thank you, Hannes. I'm sorry you had to deal with this unprofessionalism. I appreciate your candor as it's likely saved me some frustrations dealing with this same from them. I'll take my business elsewhere! :)
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