Get this Semi-Private Colosseum Tour and explore the world's largest amphitheatre from a gladiator's point of view
Receive special access to the Colosseum backstage and Arena Floor where the gladiators trained for battle
Gain knowledge about the historical significance of the Roman Forum, a sprawling collection of ruins & monuments from your expert guide
Visit the Palatine Hill - the centremost part of Rome's seven hills and know why it's considered the first nucleus of the Roman Empire
Meeting Location: Piazza del Colosseo, 1, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Activity Duration: 2 Hours (Approx.)
About Semi-Private Colosseum Tour with Special Access, Rome:
Enjoy looking at the splendour of ancient Rome in a whole new light on an amazing Semi-Private tour to the Colosseum with hassle-free priority access. Walk around this one of the world's most sought-after attractions, the Colosseum and have a full pack of history, architecture & fun. Hear out captivating insights and anecdotes about the history and architecture of this ancient marvel with a knowledgeable guide who will lead you through the iconic amphitheatre.
See the brutal gladiator battles, public spectacles, and political events that occurred within these walls, gaining a profound appreciation for the importance of this extraordinary site. With exclusive access, you'll have the chance to investigate regions of the Colosseum that are ordinarily prohibited to the public. Feel the joy of exploring the subterranean chambers where the gladiators trained for battle and the wild animals were held. As you can stand on the arena floor where the action unfolded this tour will give you a brand-new perspective on the Colosseum and its significance in ancient Roman society. Book the Semi-Private Colosseum tour with special access and experience the magic of ancient Rome with skip-the-line access that helps you to avoid the long lines & crowds on your visit to the Colosseum.
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A Semi-Private Colosseum Tour with Special Access gives you a chance to explore the Colosseum's rich history from a gladiator's point of view. With the special access tour, you can get direct entry into the arena via the Gladiator's Gate. Walk out onto the Colosseum's reconstructed Arena Floor and try to feel how the gladiators may have felt in ancient times. Admire the arena's intricate design that was used for gladiatorial dramas, contests, and mock sea battles. You also get special access to the Colosseum backstage, where the gladiators were trained for battle.
A semi-private tour consists of ten people or fewer in comparison to a regular Colosseum tour that involves a large group of people. During the semi-private tour, you get a rare chance to walk out onto the Colosseum's reconstructed Arena Floor, stand where gladiators stood, and enjoy breathtaking views. You also get access to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill with the semi-private tour of the Colosseum. The regular tour will only take you through the Colosseum's main level and not the arena floor.
The Semi-Private Colosseum Tour usually lasts for two hours, but you should arrive at the location fifteen minutes before your scheduled time. You can book your desired time slot at your convenience and explore the Colosseum at your own pace.
Arena Floor: Get access to the Arena Floor, where men and animals fought and died during ancient times to entertain the masses of Rome. It has eighty entrances, out of which seventy six were used by the public and the remaining four were used by the animals and gladiators.
The underground chambers: Uncover the strange history of the Colosseum by heading to the underground chambers, massive vaulted passageways where wild animals, enslaved people, and gladiators were held.
Roman Forum: The Roman Forum was the original senate's site and the place where criminal trials, processions, and elections happened. It now functions as an archeological site and has beautiful columns, stonework, and arches.
Palatine Hill: Visit Palatine Hill, which is known to be the birthplace of Rome and is also the site where the Palaces of the Emperors and Palatine Museum are situated.
Yes, kids of all ages can participate in the Semi-Private Colosseum Tour and have an enriching experience. Younger kids must accompany their guardian or parents to ensure that they remain safe during the tour. Kids 3 years and younger do not need to pay any amount to participate in the Semi-Private Colosseum Tour. If you’re visiting the attraction with kids do prior research as some areas of the attraction might be more engaging for your little ones. Do not visit areas that are difficult to walk with kids as they may pose safety issues. If you’re planning to carry a stroller check with the staff beforehand about accessibility within the attraction.
No, the Semi-Private Colosseum Tour is not accessible for individuals with mobility issues. If you have mobility issues, you should not participate in this activity, as the tour is not wheelchair accessible. There are many areas with stairs and uneven terrains making the attraction inaccessible for people with mobility issues. The tour also involves extensive standing and walking which may not be suitable for individuals with mobility issues. If you still want to visit the attraction it's better to contact your tour operator beforehand to check if there are routes or viewpoints accessible for physically impaired individuals.
Yes, Colosseum entrance tickets are included in the tour price, so you don't need to pay anything extra. Entrance to the neighbouring sites of the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum are also included in the Colosseum ticket price.
No, you won't get food during the Semi-Private Colosseum Tour, so it's better to have a light meal before the tour. You can carry single-serving food items and pre-packaged food items by hand or in a clear bag. If you're carrying a water bottle, ensure that it is empty when you enter the site.
Yes, you're allowed to bring bags or backpacks during the Colosseum tour, but because of the new safety measure, you must follow certain restrictions. If you're carrying bags, ensure that they are smaller than 40x35x15 cm; otherwise, they will be confiscated at the entry gate. Your bag will also be scanned through an X-ray machine to check you're not carrying any objectionable items. You may also be denied entry to the Colosseum if you carry a large bag, as you won't find lockers inside the attraction.
The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 1 business hours of successful booking.
In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.
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