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PRIVATE Colosseum Arena Tour in Rome

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    Pass By: Explore Italy Tours, Via del Colosseo 24, 00184 Rome Italy

    You will begin the tour at the meeting place at Via della Polveriera 8, nearby the Colosseum. Here, you can take some beautiful wide angle and panoramic photos of the Colosseum and surrounding areas before the tour begins.

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

    Being one of the most visited monuments in the world, there is a regularly long ticket line at the Colosseum. By joining our PRIVATE Colosseum Arena Tour in Rome you will be provided with 'skip the line' entrance tickets, so you group can head straight inside and not waste time standing around in ticket lines.  

    As you walk inside the Colosseum, you will begin to feel the magnitude of where you are. This tour gives you access also to the Colosseum arena with a beautiful view over the underground level. Exploring the ground floor level and up to the second tier, your guide will recreate the past, with stories of epic battles, painting pictures in your mind, bringing to life the walls that surround you.

    You will learn about the types of games and ferocious battles that the Romans enjoyed.  Along with providing you with expert knowledge, your guide will also point out the best places to capture that perfect picture during your tour, as you tour the circumference of the Colosseum. Total tour time is approximately 1.5 hours.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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    Departure Point
    Via del Colosseo, 24, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
    Duration
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
    Inclusions
    • Professional English/Spanish/German/Russian speaking guide,according to the language chosen.
    • Access to the Colosseum reconstructed ARENA
    • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
    • Entrance is strictly limited so you must arrive early. Anyone who arrives after their time slot cannot be refunded. It is recommended to arrive 30 minutes prior to the departure time.
    • Important: Please note that large bags/backpacks/suitcases are not permitted in the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Only very small bags are allowed. Please do not bring these items with you on the day of your tour as there are no cloakrooms at the Colosseum
    • No refund for late arrivals
    • Please be advised that the Colosseum's capacity regulations and security may delay the tour departure
    • This could also influence the smooth running of the tour especially on national holidays and events.
    • Near public transportation
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Pets are not allowed inside the venue
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

    We have been traveling the Mediterranean for the last 2.5 weeks this was by far the best tour we have been on. Brian was our tour guide for our private tour and he was excellent. He was very knowledgeable, easy to hear and understand and...More

    1  Thank grayhair76
    ExploreItalyTours, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Explore Italy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

    Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your experience!

    Reviewed 29 June 2018

    Our private guide, Andreas, took us on a journey into ancient Roman history. With thousands lined up at the colosseum entrances, we entered through a private path into areas not visited in the group tours. The advantage of a private tour is it becomes a...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    Thank jolighthipe
    ExploreItalyTours, General Manager at Explore Italy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

    Thank you very much for your kind words and we are very glad that you enjoyed your tour with us!

    Reviewed 8 March 2018

    Stefan was personable, his English was great, and he was amazingly knowledgeable. With his background in history and political science he understood and conveyed the history of the Colosseum– its architecture and people story, its geo-political context, and political motivations that seem as relevant now...More

    Date of experience: March 2018
    2  Thank RCOinKY
    ExploreItalyTours, Manager at Explore Italy Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

    Thank you very much for your review and so glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. If we can be of service to you again when you return to Italy please just let us know!

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