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Perhaps the best-preserved of the monuments of ancient Rome, this huge marble structure was built to hold more than 50,000 spectators to witness bloody contests of might and the slaughter of wild beasts.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome, Italy
Monti
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We had a guided tour here which meant we bypassed a lot of the queues. We booked online sat outside and that worked well. The tour didn’t take us up onto the third tier sadly but it was interesting all the same.

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I love the Colosseum, but you have to get the skip the line tickets and you must try to find a time with minimal tourists. Everyone treats the place as if there is no one else waiting for a view or to take photos!

Thank anissa96
Reviewed today via mobile

It is an amazing monument, worth seeing even though it is crowded. Would recommend reserving tour upfront, because there are many people claiming to be guides, so you can never be sure.

Thank mankisimankidu
Reviewed today via mobile

Bigger than I imagined it would be. I’d advise getting a skip the line ticket, especially in summer. Lots of stairs, but there is a lift if needed. You need to be forceful to get near the edges for the best photos. Won’t say much...More

Thank 232allans
Reviewed today

We didn't have much time when we visited, but we certainly enjoyed seeing the magnificent walls and looking down into the areas around the outside that have been excavated. Even without going in it was one of the highlights of our remarkable trip.

Thank Sandie D
Reviewed today via mobile

A very impressive ancient stadium and usually the first Sunday of every month, it’s free of charge to get in. You would probably need to queue for around an hour. The best bet is to get the combination tickets at Roman Forum first and wander...More

Thank NazleeM_13
Reviewed today via mobile

Inside it was ok but outside it’s beautiful - Maybe you should book the tour for the underground! That’s more interesting! In Dezember you don’t find so many people!

Thank marytravelblog
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It’s an amazing monument and a must see when in Rome just because of the history and scale but honestly it was ruined for me with the constant hassle you get from beggars and people selling absolute rubbish. I understand these guys are desperate to...More

Thank Elliottemilyharrison
Reviewed today via mobile

Verry nice and if you whant to skip the line and have a discount buy a 72hours roma pass and you have 2 free enterance (except the vatican) and after that you have a 50% discount on all oither museums.

Thank edwardsnow
Reviewed today via mobile

Amazing monument with a lot of history Take the guided tour of the underground chambers for a complete experience

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Cwetelina S
10 December 2018|
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Response from dkorwood | Reviewed this property |
No. The combination ticket for Colosseum (with Forum and Palitine Hill) is 12€ The Vatican Museum including Sistine Chapel is 9€ This is ticket price directly from the venue. It is free to visit St Peter’s Square and church... More
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alirudfra
28 November 2018|
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Response from maccu50 | Reviewed this property |
We skipped the line at the Vatican Tried to do the one at the colleseum but didn’t get anywhere As the previous advisor said use a well reputed company and make sure you can skip the line It gets very busy and we waited a... More
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