Colosseum tour with arena floor and Gladiator’s entrance Private tour

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Plunge into the wonders of ancient Rome by joining our Private Colosseum with Arena Tour. Travel back in time in the company of a professional local guide, and enjoy the ruins of the Archaeological complex of the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Roman Forum.
We’ll start off by whisking you through a special entrance, the gladiator’s entrance. Thanks to tour Skip the line tickets, you’ll be inside of the Colosseum in no time. Once inside you’ll find yourself walking what was once the largest arena of the Ancient World
Once outside of the Colosseum, your guide will lead you to the Palatine Hill. Here you’ll see the hillside birthplace of Rome.
Your tour will end with a walk through the Roman Forum – the central hub of Rome’s daily life. Here you’ll hear stories and anecdotes of moneylenders and shopkeepers, but also episode of public speakers, like Cicero, who would hold rallies before elections, public trials, and much more.

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Duration: 3 hours
Starts: Roma, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Plunge into the wonders of ancient Rome by joining our Private Colosseum with Arena Tour. Travel back in time in the company of a professional local guide, and enjoy the ruins of the Archaeological complex of the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and Roman Forum.
We’ll start off by whisking you through a special entrance, the gladiator’s entrance. Thanks to tour Skip the line tickets, you’ll be inside of the Colosseum in no time. Once inside you’ll find yourself walking what was once the largest arena of the Ancient World
Once outside of the Colosseum, your guide will lead you to the Palatine Hill. Here you’ll see the hillside birthplace of Rome.
Your tour will end with a walk through the Roman Forum – the central hub of Rome’s daily life. Here you’ll hear stories and anecdotes of moneylenders and shopkeepers, but also episode of public speakers, like Cicero, who would hold rallies before elections, public trials, and much more.

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Stop At: Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome Italy

This 3-hour guided tour with fast track access to the Colosseum through the Gladiators’ Gate; our storytelling guide will take ancient history back to life. With multiple start times to choose from throughout the day,you will join a small group of average 18 participants  (maximum 24 people) and discover stories and anecdotes on Roman Emperors, Senators and Gladiators. You will depart from our office where you will receive personal headsets for a better listening to the guide and be introduced to our passionate guide and in 3 hours you will discover Ancient Rome!. With our fast track entrance you will access in the center of the Arena, have your camera ready to discover the Colosseum where Gladiators and wild beast did their combats. The morning times were reserved for the “Venationes”  where the “Bestiarii”  Gladiators were fighting the beasts.  Access through the special Gladiator’s Gate  and take the chance to step into Arena stage where Gladiators used to join the fights!

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Roman Forum, Largo della Salara Vecchia 5/6, 00186 Rome Italy

From this stage you will visit the ring that overlooks the underground areas of the Colosseum. While you take in the amazing view, your guides will share their knowledge about the history of Ancient Rome and of the Colosseum in particular. The guides are all licensed and have a degree either in Art History or Archaeology, and enrich their explanation adding amazing anecdotes about the Colosseum, its spectators, the fights between wild beasts and gladiators, and the lives of the powerful Emperors and politicians of the time.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Palatine Hill, Piazza Santa Maria Nova, 53, 00186 Rome Italy

Your tour of Ancient Rome will continue to the Palatine Hill, one of Rome’s seven hills. Here, emperors and wealthy families used to have their houses built, to enjoy the stunning view over the Roman Forum and Circus Maximum. Your group will then walk down the Palatine Hill and stroll among the ruins of the Roman Forum, an archaeological area that the guide will bring alive sharing more history and anecdotes about Ancient Rome. Our guides use overlay books and 3D pictures to show you how each column, temple and building used to look like at that time. You will understand what those ruins used to represent, linking them to the main characters and events of Ancient Rome’s history.

Duration: 45 minutes



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