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Top Levels Colosseum Small-Group Tour - Unrivaled Views of Rome

Top Levels Colosseum Small-Group Tour - Unrivaled Views of Rome
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Top Levels Colosseum Small-Group Tour - Unrivaled Views of Rome
For the first time in 40 years the Colosseum has now opened it's top 4th and 5th levels! This exclusive tour will provide visitors with an unrivaled view of the Eternal City from the 5th tier and exemplify the importance of social hierarchy in the ancient times. From the top level of where peasants and commoners would sit, to the first level reserved for the emperor, you will have a glimpse of what it was like to see the battles from every angle. This tour is the perfect way to explore all upper levels of the Colosseum and see the impressive views of the Eternal City.
What to Expect
As of June 1st all participants are  required to bring a valid form of ID to enter the restricted areas of the Colosseum (passport, drivers license or government ID). Photo copies are acceptable. 

With your expert guide and in your small group of maximum 6 people, you will enter with skip-the-line privileges into the Colosseum. From here your guide will take you on an extensive tour through all upper levels of the Colosseum and back in time as you walk past the seats of emperors, noblemen and peasants alike. Each level will give you an idea of what it was like for the people of many social classes to experience battle and bloodshed below. As you climb each tier, your guide will explain the genius planning it took to create this infamous landmark, and the methods used for theatrical special effects.

Captivating audiences of up to 80,000 per game, the games were not just battles but also dramatic performances, and not just reserved for the privileged. Your expert guide will explain why all social classes were able to witness such spectacles, and how the rulers of this great empire were able to keep the masses well behaved with the concept of 'bread and circuses'.

With your professional guide, walk through the various seating areas of all social classes, from the emperors and high priests, to the nobleman and the working class - this tour will give you a comprehensive understanding on this infamous landmark and what it was like to live in these ancient times. You will also receive the added value of spectacular views of the Eternal City!


When you book a small group tour, you are guaranteed one tour guide per group of 6 people. Please bear in mind though that in order to accommodate traveling families and friends, we do on rare occasion make the exception of adding an additional one to two guests in order not to split groups who are traveling together. On that same note, you may find yourself on tour with less than six people. As we accept bookings in multiples of six, math doesn’t always work in our favor to help accommodate individual travelers and their families when on the same tour, so we hope you understand and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Reviewed 1 week ago
The most knowledgeable, humble and friendly tour guide that made our stay in Rome

We had Luca P from LivItaly give us a tour of the Colosseum today and I am also writing the review today because I was that eager to share our experience. Right from the outset, he shared personal details of his life which made us...More

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Colosseum Upper Level Tour with Melanie

We booked the upper level tour of the Colosseum with Livitaly and Melanie was our Guide. She was so enthusiastic and brought the colosseum to life with her stories of history. The teenagers were so engaged with the stories which is not easy to do....More

Thank Pia T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Unique and Amazing Experience

My wife and I had a wonderful time in the Colosseum enjoying and learning historical facts! It’s amazing to know that we were one of the firsts to experience the top levels since it was newly opened to the public. Our guide Rachel was friendly...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile
Amazing top level views of the Colosseum!

This tour provided exclusive top level views of the Colosseum! Our tour guide Thomas was excellent! We learned a lot of Roman gladiator history from him. Highly recommended

Thank Kai H
Reviewed 1 June 2018
VIP Access + Knowledgable Guide = Unforgettable Experience

Our guide Thomas is an expert and super nice guy. Booking with LivItalia in advance and going in the morning to beat the heat and crowds is highly recommended. Top Tiers experience was everything we hoped for. (Mindy and Paul from Chicago)

Thank Melinda F
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