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“Impressive”
Review of Colosseum

Colosseum
Ranked #3 of 2,014 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 via mobile

I think it's one of the most impressive things I've ever see in my life. You can feel history alive in here. But be aware it's a VERY crowded place so buy your tickets a week before and get there early.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

All though in ruins, its still one of the places you must visit at least once in a life time. Its usually crowded but there are some guides outside who can help you skip the queue if you book the guided tour. I would recommend to do so and get to know a bit more about its history.

Thank David G
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

What an amazing experience. History and art all rolled into one. The explanations of the facility and how it has been used, exploited over history is very well done.

However, access for wheelchairs is rough. Yes, there is an elevator, but the floors are in bad shape.

Thank rkenta
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

The colosseum itself is, of course, a stunning and awe inspiring piece of ancient history and was every bit as impressive as I was hoping it would be. The shine was well and truly taken off the experience as a whole, however, by the fact that the organisation of the thousands of people trying to get in can only be described as a chaotic shambles.

After queueing for over an hour to get tickets we were told to join the middle queue. On getting to the end of the MASSIVE queues we discover there are only actually 2 queues. We ask several others which is the middle queue and everybody else was as confused as us. We join one and queue for another hour, only to finally reach the front and be told by a very rude official that we are in the wrong queue and was having none of our complaints. So it was all the way to the back of the other queue and it was around another 1.5 hours before we got in. If it wasnt for the fact we'd already paid we would have left. There were people kicking off and arguing with staff all over the place. Such a shame.

5  Thank AndyKilburn
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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

3  Thank Xristos P
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