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Small-Group Ancient Rome and Colosseum Underground Tour

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    Choose from a morning or afternoon start time when you book, then make your way to the start point near the Colosseum on Via dei Fori Imperiali.

    A symbol of Ancient Rome, the impressive amphitheater is rich with history. Hear tales of the ancient gladiators who fought wild beasts to the delight of the bloodthirsty crowds, and learn about the cruelty and clemency of the emperors who presided over the games.

    As you learn about the gladiatorial games, you’ll explore the areas that are normally off-limits to the general public. See the underground chambers where wild animals were kept in cages, and wander along the passageways that gladiators once paced along.

    From the Colosseum, you’ll head into the heart of the Roman Forum to learn about daily life in ancient times. Amble around the temples and arches as you listen to tales of the politics and religion of Imperial Rome.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    It was a lovely tour! Our tour was upgraded to VIP which covered everything. We spent whole day over there. Both of tour guides were fantastic. Only draw back was we were confused about entry ticket. They should have made it clear that ticket would...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Khanm71
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Had an in depth visit of the Colosseum... knowledgeable guide explaining details from aerial view to the underground, capturing both the gladiator and spectator experience.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank herlley2
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    The booking and meeting of the guide was spot on and everything went to plan, we loved the Colosseum and it was brilliant to be able to visit the underground and higher tier. Mido, our guide, was friendly, engaging and helpful. The archeologist in the...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Emma B
    Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

    Tour was changed after booking to what they referred to as an upgrade to include underground area of colosseum. Was told tour would still be three hours and then we would do Roman forum and palatine hills on our own. Colosseum tour ended suddenly at...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    toursofrome, Guest Relations Manager at Tours of Rome, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hello, Thank You for your review. we were trying to find your booking in our registry, however we could not find any booking under this name. Please contact us privately on: tours@toursofrome.info to be able to help you Best Wishes

    Reviewed July 16, 2019

    This was an incredible tour and I was so excited to get to places most people don't see. We went out onto the "stage" and underground was fascinating. You could really get the feel for how things might have worked way back in the day....More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Jk F
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    August 1, 2019|
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    Response from Vacation60365924219 |
    Our tickets worked perfectly. The touri guide had all our info and I also had an email confirmation
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    July 16, 2019|
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    Response from Martin T |
    No not as I understand it. Or if you do, not as deep.
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    July 5, 2019|
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    Response from Vacation60365924219 |
    We didn’t take the regular tour, but we could see the general admission line outside had about 1,000 people waiting to get in. We had a small group of about 12 people and a well-trained archaeologist who took us underground... More
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