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Colosseum Tour with Gladiators Privileged Entrance and Arena Floor Access

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Experience the immensity of ancient Rome’s most iconic symbol on this Express Colosseum tour with privileged direct access to the Arena Floor through the recently opened ‘Gladiator’s Entrance’, without the lines, crowding and long security checks that characterize the other entrances!
Highlights
  • Save your previous vacation time with an express tour of the Colosseum
  • Skip general entrance lines and enter through the privileged Gladiator Gate
  • See the stadium through the eyes of gladiators, emperors, and spectators
  • Choose to stay inside the stadium or continue to the Roman Forum ruins
What to Expect
Choose a start time to suit your schedule and then meet your guide near the Colosseo metro stop. Together, 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, 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; plus, get the lowdown on its key ruins and a stroll up Palatine Hill.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had an awesome time with Mateo answered all our questions was very passionate with the place and guided us well. We had young kids and elderly with us was patient with our group. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank asvirdi
Reviewed 6 days ago

I booked two private, skip the line tours to the Coliseum and Vatican on back to back days, and within 12 hours of BOTH of my scheduled tours, City Wonders called to inform me that they had to cancel my tours!! To add insult to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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CityWondersCS, Manager at City Wonders, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear A D, Thank you for posting your review on Trip Advisor. We would like to sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused with your bookings. Unfortunately we had to cancel your tours due to a ticketing issue with the venue; we offered you to join...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Valencio did a great job giving us the tour. Nice guy, very knowledgeable and started on time. He’s actually an archeologist.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mickey T was a fantastic guide, very friendly and the information was endless!! Because of this we booked on another tour with this company and yet again it didn’t fail!!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s the first time I’ve ever wanted to turn around and ask for my money back. The activity met at 2:15 so the tour could start at 2:30. We moved down to the base of the coliseum at 2:30 and had to wait till 3...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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CityWondersCS, Manager at City Wonders, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Gregory P, Thanks for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We are sorry the guided tour to the Colosseum didn't meet your expectation this time. We aim to provide the highest quality tours for our guest and consistently work closely...More

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Relax535813
January 6, 2019|
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Response from Mick B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and we had the tour, then privileged access through the entrance the gladiators would have taken. The tour then concluded at the Forum which you are free to explore yourself.
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audreytip
September 19, 2018|
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Response from cj25987 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You get to go on the floor. You can view the underground, but in the massive amount of people I saw no people down there. I hope this might help. Nevertheless, the tour we had was very good.
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tiagomatos1995
August 26, 2018|
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Response from Nic_ann_F | Reviewed this property |
The tour ticket price includes entry to the Colosseum and the gladiators entrance. Our tour had the option to stay in the Colosseum if you did not want to go to the Roman Forum.
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