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Colosseum Tour With Roman Forums And Palatine

After this Colosseum, Roman Forum, and PalatineTour, you will have bought 3,000 years of history to life by walking in the footsteps of Rome’s most powerful Emperors.

Taking in the impeccably preserved Arch of Constantine, you will then move onto the grandest arena in the world: the Coliseum.

Prepare to open your mind, as nothing will compare to what you are about to experience on this tour.

Colosseum

Start the Tour of the Rome Colosseum admiring the Arch of Constantine, then move onto the huge amphitheater that is the Colosseo of Rome. Here, fights between gladiators and beasts took place for the pleasure of bloodthirsty Roman Emperors. Upwards of 50,000 spectators would gather beneath the cool awnings to witness the cruel battles unfold. Many kinds of events took place in this grand arena, but we will leave the details to our guide!

Rome Forum and the Sacred Way

After visiting the Colosseum, pass through the Roman Forum, in a word, the ancient marketplace where day-to-day life continued unabated for centuries. Many a triumphal procession, public speech, gladiatorial march, and political campaign run in its surroundings. The rich archaeological history of the site now attracts upwards of 4.5 million sightseers a year.

Then take in the Sacred Way. It was the route taken by victorious generals as they returned from battle in triumph. Listen to the tales of your guide as they recount stories of Julius Caesar. He orchestrated the construction in 46 B.C., while other Emperors continued to develop the space through to AD 608.

The Monuments of the Rome Forum

One of the most striking features of the Colosseum tour is this Temple of Castor and Pollux. Incredibly, three 40-foot high Corinthian columns reach into the sky. The Temple of Antonius and Faustina is one of the few structures maintaining much of its original form. On the other hand, the enormous Basilica of Maxentius preserves its impressive stature. Finally, the Arch of Titus is a fine introduction to the panoramic hill of the Palatine.

Palatine

The Palatine is the panoramic hill where, according to ancient legend, Romulus founded Rome on this hill in 753 B.C. Following his actions, the Emperors built their opulent homes for the rest of the civilization to enjoy. Following your private guide during this Colosseum tour, you will bring more than two millennia history to life.

Meeting point details

Meet your guide at the exit of the Colosseo underground station at the street level, next to the green stall. The guide will hold a sign with your name and will bring your skip the line Colosseum tickets.

– Oversized bags or backpacks and big umbrellas are not allowed inside the sites; small backpacks and foldable umbrellas are allowed

Included in the tour:

  • Professional Certified Guide
  • Skip the line Colosseum tickets
  • COVID 19 safety measures: face mask and hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff (social distancing from other visitors enforced: temperature checks for everybody entering museums and archaeological sites).

Duration: 3 Hours


Price: From 56 €


Days of Operation: Every day except 25 Dec and 1 Jan


Meeting Time: 11:00 am / 2:30 pm


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Do you need a tour guide for the Colosseum and the Roman Forum and Palatine? An expert private guide can answer all your questions about the Colosseum. Roman Forum and Palatine might look like meaningless ruins without the explanation of an expert! Legends and facts narrated by a knowledgeable guide will stick in your mind forever. For example, you will hear about the Temple of Vesta, where the Vestal Virgins guarded the sacred flame. They were committed to the priesthood when they were children. Sworn to celibacy for 30 years, they did not always follow this rule…

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