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Review of Colosseum

Colosseum
Ranked #3 of 1,966 things to do in Rome
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

We booked tickets but we couldn’t go inside,, the line was without end,, terrible..
We tried next day.. again the same..
Why they sell two more tickets can’t understand..
Someone said that waited more than 1hour to go inside
We went finally 1 hour before closed, and we get in..
Just a tip, don’t use the toilets.. even not wash hands.. dirty as hell

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

To avoid the long line for tickets visit The Forum in the morning and buy a joint access ticket for the Forum and The Colosseum. Guests can also book a tour of the Colosseum and gain access to the underground area and a top viewing tier. I am not sure of the price of that though. Expect crowds inside and out, but it is worth it. Beware of all the ticket touts and vendors outside selling tourist tat, just ignore them even if they tell you that you MUST book tours, they are telling lies. Avoid getting into conversation with them.

Thank Daya101
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

One can't come to Rome without seeing the Colosseum in its amazing splendor after so many centuries. The way to do it is to book a tour that allows you to Skip the line to avoid the at least hour long line to get in, and also gives you special access to a platform where you can take some nice pictures. It's also more meaningful to have a guide explain, since the place wouldn't really come alive without that.

Thank NYPanda888
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We did This by ourselves but if u are a history buff I would suggest you use a tour guide. The skip the line pass is highly recommended

Thank vernond413
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

It is good that it still partially preserved. I but I don’t think it deserves coming into the wonders of the world and comparable Taj Mahal and Pyramids of the Egypt.

Thank RichaAurSuyog
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