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Colosseum Express Tour with Gladiators Privileged Entrance and Arena Floor

  • Save your previous vacation time with an express tour of the Colosseum
  • Skip the general entrance lines and enter through the privileged Gladiator Gate
  • See the stadium through the eyes of gladiators, emperors, and spectators
Colosseum Express Tour with Gladiators Privileged Entrance and Arena Floor
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Ancient and history-rich, the Colosseum is one of Rome’s best-loved and busiest attractions. Waste no time with this skip-the-line tour, entering straight into the arena via the Gladiator Gate. You’ll visit sites that are normally off-limits to standard tours such as the site of the emperors’ box, and you’ll hear the history of the gladiators, too. Continue to the Roman Forum at no extra cost, or opt to stay longer inside the stadium.
What to Expect
Choose a start time to suit your schedule, then meet your guide near the Colosseo metro stop. Together, you’ll pass the long lines outside the ancient stadium and enter via the special Gladiator Gate.

Step straight out into the arena, just as the gladiators did millennia ago, and gaze up at the ancient tiers where thousands of Romans gathered to watch the gory games. As you listen to stories of the battles, you’ll walk from the arena floor to the spot where the emperors’ box once stood, and then up to the second level to see the stadium from a spectator’s view.

Opt to stay behind and explore the Colosseum more at your own pace or follow your guide to the nearby Roman Forum. Skip-the-line entry to the forum is included, and you’ll get the lowdown on its key ruins plus a stroll up Palatine Hill.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Fantastic insight to the Colosseum

We jumped first tour of the day, starting at 8:20am which was the perfect time to do the tour as it wasn’t to hot and crowded. Our guide Paolo was Energetic, talkative and had exceptional English. We gave us great insight to the history of...More

Thank Cara M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
This was a rip off

Paid for and reserved this tour before we left the USA in May. The Guide was terrible, she could not keep track of her tour group. She kept on leaving a number of us at different points. I had to mention to her that all...More

Thank WorldTravler1946
CityWondersCS, Manager at City Wonders, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear WorldTravler1946, We would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are disappointed to hear that your tour did not meet your expectations. We take pride in the high standards of our guides, and they work hard to ensure...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
5 mins late - tour had left

We paid nearly £100 each for this tour and it was a mini-tour so there was only 5 people on it. The tour started at 8.30am but due my fiancee having a broken toe and the taxi man dropping us off down the road, we...More

Thank Andrew H
CityWondersCS, Customer Service Agent at City Wonders, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Andrew H, Thank you for leaving us a feedback. First and foremost, I would like to express how sorry I am to hear that you missed your tour. My deepest apologies for the inconvenience this may have caused to your trip. You might understand...More

Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile
Wow! Thanks Fabrizio

Wow. This tour was excellent. Skip the line and beat all of the queues, you enter through the exclusive “Loser’s Entrance” straight onto the arena floor. Our guide Fabrizio was so knowledgable and a helped to bring the history of this great ruin to life....More

Thank MarkJStevens
Reviewed April 27, 2018
Great tour - so worth it

This was an excellent tour. We learned so much. We got to skip the line. We got to parts of the Colosseum that were closed off to the general public. Our guide Rosario was wonderful! I can not say enough about her. Such a good...More

1  Thank Scott O
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May 25, 2018|
Response from Scott O | Reviewed this property |
With this tour, the entrance fee was included, yes.
May 8, 2018|
Response from Scott O | Reviewed this property |
This is an area that has recently been built to simulate the actual floor of the arena. It is small but puts you out in the middle of the Colosseum versus just being on the outer ring looking in.