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Colosseum and Roman Forum Small-Group Walking Tour

Colosseum and Roman Forum Small-Group Walking Tour
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Your tour starts at 2:00pm: please be there 10 minutes before.
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Your tour starts at 9:00am: please be there 10 minutes before.
Skip the long lines and visit the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, with a professional guide, for 3 hours. Listen to the stories of emperors, senators and gladiators while standing and visiting the Colosseum inside with an expert: you will be with a small group of max 10 people and you will have time for questions and photos. The tour will also include the Palatine Hill, where Caesar's Palace was located, and the Roman Forum wit its famous temples and basilicas.
What to Expect

Enter the Colosseum like an ancient roman, through one of the numbered gates and reach, through its galleries, the imperial box: from here the emperor would have attended the games, decided for the life of fighters and would have been seen by all romans. Climb up to the second tier, where ordinary citizens used to seat, learn about the shows that were taking place: gladiatorial combats, spectacular executions, animal combats and many other great shows you probably don’t even suspect.

Learn about the behind the scenes of such a building: gladiators intriguing life stories, richness, fame, power and…some blood too! See the Arch of Constantine, one of the few still existing in Rome, celebrating the glory of the emperor that legalized christianity. Walk on the Palatine hill, admire the imposing remains of the imperial house, learn about the gorgeous life of the emperors, although scared of being killed!

Visit the Roman Forum…where the downtown was: you’ll walk between the crowded court, the noisy Senate house, schools and temples,and you will walk on the same coble stones where Julius Caesar, Augustus and the emperors have made Rome great!

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1 - 5 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
I couldn't recommend Dario enough!

From our initial contact I knew Dario was one of a kind! His patience he had with me prior to our tour regarding of all of my questions was remarkable! Dario's knowledge was outstanding. Even our teenage boys thoroughly enjoyed our tours with Dario. Don't...More

Thank gipgipwoonona
Reviewed 13 July 2018
Dario was an outstanding guide!

The day before we arrived in Rome we spoke to a couple who did the private tour of the Vatican with Dario and they said he was fantastic and to definitely contact him for a tour in Rome. I was hesitant mostly because it was...More

Thank cbgmom
Reviewed 22 June 2018
Dario is a wonderful guide and is very knowledgeable.

My daughter and I scheduled for 2 tours in 1 day. The first tour was the Colosseum and Forum. We got lost on the way to the Forum. Dario called me to check in and was good at calming me and asked if the group...More

Thank Tamlin W
Reviewed 30 May 2018
Private tour with an amazing guide

We're very fortunate to be able to travel extensively, and often use guides. Our time with Dario couldn't have been better. He's an art historian and a native of Rome, and share's his extensive knowledge with charm and sophistication. We didn't have time to do...More

Thank paul Joseph b
Reviewed 27 May 2018
Ancient Rome Sites

Dario did a wonderful tour, showing us major sites from key vantage points. The addition of his stereoscopic viewer allowed us to visualize life in the days when these structures were vibrant and whole, really cool feature of the tour. Dario knows a ton and...More

Thank Ellen L
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