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Gladiator's Arena & Colosseum Underground Tour

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Experience all the wonders of Ancient Rome on this Colosseum Underground tour. Enjoy skip-the-line admission to the Roman Forum and restricted access areas of the Colosseum; the Underground and Arena. In an intimate group of no more than 24, discover the power and glory of Ancient Rome.
First, enjoy a walking tour of the Roman Forum. Your expert, local guide will bring these ruins to life. See where Julius Caesar was murdered and the evocative ruins of Temples and Victory Arches. Continue to the Palatine Hill, where Rome's Emperors lived. Enjoy a beautiful view of Rome. 
Next, enjoy a Colosseum Tour. You'll step out on the Arena Floor — where the gladiators fought their battles. After standing in the same spot gladiators battled on 2,000 years ago. Then, head underground. In the Colosseum Underground, you'll discover how men and beasts prepared for the brutal games in the amphitheater's underworld. Learn about the power, passions and violence, that defined this brutal arena.
  • Guaranteed admission to the Colosseum and Roman Forum
  • Discover limited-access, underground areas of the Colosseum
  • Skip-the-line access means you won’t have to battle the crowds
  • Learn the stories and the history behind the landmarks from your guide
What to Expect
This immersive tour of Rome’s essential ancient sites kicks off at the time chosen at checkout. Find your guide at a conveniently located meeting point in central Rome. From there, head to the Colosseum, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and icon of the ancient world.
On this tour, skip the line and discover it up close, while your guide shares stories of its gladiatorial past. Next, you’ll have access to the Colosseum’s limited-access underground areas, which are off-limits to most visitors.
Then, continue to the nearby Roman Forum, home to a huge array of ancient ruins. Following the Via Sacra—once ancient Rome’s busiest street—you see House of the Vestal Virgins, Arch of Septimius Severus, and Arch of Constantine, among other highlights.
The final stop on the tour is Palatine Hill, the oldest part of the city and, according to ancient myth, where Romulus and Remus lived. The tour concludes with a return to the Colosseum.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My partner and I booked onto the 9:20pm Colosseum with underground tour, booked through 'get your guide'. We found the booking process and information on meeting, dress code etc very straight forward. On the evening of the tour, we met our guide (15 minutes prior...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

This is a must do experience for all. All on the trip enjoyed the tour (ages 10-70). Elisa used her knowledge as an archaeologist who has conducted digs at the coliseum and forum to bring these locations to life! Guests with mobility issues should use...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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G T, Director of Sales at Roma Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2019

Great to read Elisa was able to involve everyone in your family during the tour regardless of the different age categories. She is one of our precious guides, and reviews like these make us even more proud to have her be part of the Roma...More

Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

Unfortunately I left it a little late when booking my Rome tours & this was the only tour company who had availability for the Colosseum underground tour on the dates we were in Rome. I definitely give Roma Experience 5* rating. Right from the moment...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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G T, Director of Sales at Roma Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed and kindhearted review. I am glad to hear you had an amazing time with Valeria (you remembered correctly), and found her to be knowledgeable and qualified for the job. The small groups...More

Reviewed January 17, 2019

I have been on many guided tours but this Gladiator's Arena and Colosseum Underground Tour with Ferdinando an Archeaologist that shares his hands on knowledge of the Colosseum, surrounding area and what he has actually discovered there was AWESOME, educational and well worth the money...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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G T, Director of Sales at Roma Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2019

Restricted areas of the Colosseum + a phenomenal guide, sounds like you had a great tour! We try to select the best of the best when it comes to our guides and are glad to hear Fernando was informative and shared his passion for the...More

Reviewed November 24, 2018

can't believe i made it there the arena and surrounds are so large the history and ruins in the city of rome is absolutely amazingMore

Date of experience: September 2018
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G T, Director of Sales at Roma Experience Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2019

It is a magnificent feeling setting foot in the ancient Colosseum, isn't it? Realizing which great legends set foot on the same soil, and wandering the historic forum being told about the traditions of the Vestal Vigins, or the day to day life of the...More

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July 27, 2019|
Response from helengJ6LO |
I would assume that if the Colosseum was closed which resulted in your entry being denied they would be morally bound to provide you with a full refund if the alternative date offered did not fit in with your availability. I... More
February 12, 2019|
Response from MicheleV64 | Reviewed this property |
Hello cdziersk, I would try to contact this group directly and request Ferdinando as your guide. Maybe they can work something out with him. Let me know if this works out. Good Luck.
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