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Skip the line - Colosseum Express Tour

Skip the line - Colosseum Express Tour
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Skip the line with our 1 hour guided tour of the Colosseum
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Skip the line with our 1 hour guided tour of the Colosseum
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Overview

For visitors with a packed itinerary, this 1–hour Colosseum tour is a popular and convenient choice. Enjoy priority access with a pre-reserved skip-the-line admission ticket, which allows you to breeze past notoriously long entrance queues that can be up to hours long. Once inside, your guide provides a wealth of little-known fact and anecdotes about the gory games that once took place in the Colosseum's arena.

What to Expect

Perfect for anyone who is short on time, but still wants to experience Ancient Rome's most treasured monument, this tour will bring the majestic Colosseum to life and will leave you feeling like you spent the day there. Roman citizens would come from near and far to witness the spectacular and gruesome sights on offer. Never-before-seen exotic animals would occupy the arena floor before a day of executions and gladiatorial combats would begin. 

Following your tour guides brief introduction from the exterior, filled with fun facts of Roman civilization, you will skip the long ticket lines and enter the Colosseum. Walking through the same arches used by Romans hundreds of years ago, up the same steps, you will feel the history as you walk through its corridors and steps. Imagine along with your tour guides stories what it would have felt like in ancient times. 

Reviews (26)
1 - 5 of 14 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Excellent experience by two different types of guides.

I have to praise both Nico and Rory for their entertaining sessions. Rory was very knowledgeable and informative regarding the Forum and Nico mixed amazing facts with real humour tailored very cleverly to his visitors as he led us around the Colosseum, Facts I had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ray M
Reviewed November 5, 2018
no organisation

Meeting with initial guide outside the Colosseum Metro was fine for our 11am tour. After meeting this guide he walked the group over to outside the Colosseum where we waited for nearly half an hour as he tried to decide which group everyone was supposed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank geordybhoy
Reviewed October 22, 2018
tour guide was fantastic

At first i wasnt happy as it was a little hard to work out where to meet our tour guide. there was meant to be a certain sign and flag which were not there even when we found them. We did have to ask 4...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank alba P
Reviewed October 7, 2018
Not worth the wait

We thought it was a good idea to book upfront. However when we met the guide, the tour got cancelled because too many people in the Colloseum. We had to wait one hour to get an upgraded tour as some kind of compensation. The line...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ShakiraStephanie
Reviewed September 8, 2018
Minnor delays but once it got going it was worth it

Great tour guide shared really interesting content and did well at engaging and guiding the group. Despite us arriving ten minutes late it worked out in our favour as there was a delay starting and finding the meeting point with the separate guy who arranged...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hayley G
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agoodman3838
July 16, 2018|
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Response from gemd1979 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no unfortunately not. This tour was quite limited on time & areas allowed.
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20Team14
June 21, 2018|
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Response from Angela J | Reviewed this property |
Yes once the tour is over you can stay on your own. If you do the second part of the tour which is included to Palatine Hill you will still have about an hour in between.
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