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Ancient Rome & Colosseum Underground Group Tour provided by Rome Group Tours

Ancient Rome & Colosseum Underground Group Tour

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As one of Rome's most-visited attractions, the Colosseum attracts long lines to enter every day. Skip waiting in line with the guided tour that takes you into the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and (as an optional extra) Palatine Hill. At each stop learn all about the site's history from your guide.
  • You'll start at
    Arch of Constantine
    Via di San Gregorio, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
    Your guide will meet you at the Arch of Constantine – the side furthest from the Colosseum. Your tour coordinator will meet you to the left of the Arch of Constantine, next to the white pole. The tour coordinator will be holding a sign for Rome Group Tours.
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  • 1
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Palatine Hill
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Roman Forum
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Roman Forum
    Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
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  • Skip the line to enter the Colosseum: More time to explore
  • Learn about the history of ancient Rome from your guide
  • VIP access to Colosseum Underground and Arena (closed to the general public)
  • Option to add on an additional visit to Palatine Hill
Important Information
Departure Point
Arch of Constantine, Via di San Gregorio, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
Return Details
Roman Forum, Via della Salara Vecchia, 5/6, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
  • VIP Access to Colosseum Underground & Arena (closed to the general public)
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Hotel pickup
  • Hotel drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Check-in closes 15 minutes prior to the departure time of the tour. Departures are on-time and there are no refunds or exchanges if you arrive after the departure time.
  • Due to security regulations at the Colosseum, each person on your booking is required to have his/her ID which shows both name and date of birth. Without this, you may not be permitted entry to the Colosseum.
  • Large bags, backpacks, and suitcases are not permitted in the Colosseum and Roman Forum, and there is no cloakroom to store them in. Knives and other dangerous materials will be confiscated. Please arrive to the meeting point as lightly as possible to avoid any problems with security.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Marius N wrote a review Nov 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
what made it special was our guide (Heidi) enthusiasm and deep knowledge of the history... She had an answer of all of our questions.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Maria M wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution
Very informative and enthusiastic about the history of the colosseum and Roman Forum. Would have wondered aimlessly without a guide.
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Date of experience: May 2019
roscommon14 wrote a review Nov 2019
Waretown, New Jersey1 contribution
Terrific guide ! Knowledgeable and professional. Highly recommend this company Very enjoyable experience
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Date of experience: May 2019
Vicky wrote a review Oct 2019
Vancouver, Canada3 contributions1 helpful vote
Had a good tour. Took some time to get into the underground (we had about a one half hour wait) Our tour began at 1:25 and we didn't go underground until 2pm so quite a bit of our time was wasted just standing outside the Colosseum waiting to go in. Tour was great, a really
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Date of experience: October 2019
beatef159 wrote a review Sep 2019
55 contributions46 helpful votes
This tour includes the Arena and the Underground at the Colosseum, which I think are the best parts of the tour! First of all you have true skip the line access with no waiting time at all. As access to the arena and the underground area is restricted, only about 2 tour groups
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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