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Colosseum and Roman Forum Small-Group Walking Tour

  • Skip the line at the Colosseum

  • Stroll the scenic streets of the city

  • Learn about Roman history from your guide

Colosseum and Roman Forum Small-Group Walking Tour
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Skip the long lines at the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill on this small-group tour. Accompanied by a guide, learn about the history of Colosseum and hear stories of gladiators. Stroll on to Palatine Hill and hear about emperors and the imperial house. At the Roman Forum, stroll the ruins of the ancient city.

What to Expect

Enter the Colosseum like an ancient roman, through one of the numbered gates and reach, through its galleries, the imperial box: from here the emperor would have attended the games, decided for the life of fighters and would have been seen by all romans. Climb up to the second tier, where ordinary citizens used to seat, learn about the shows that were taking place: gladiatorial combats, spectacular executions, animal combats and many other great shows you probably don’t even suspect.

Learn about the behind the scenes of such a building: gladiators intriguing life stories, richness, fame, power and…some blood too! See the Arch of Constantine, one of the few still existing in Rome, celebrating the glory of the emperor that legalized christianity. Walk on the Palatine hill, admire the imposing remains of the imperial house, learn about the gorgeous life of the emperors, although scared of being killed!

Visit the Roman Forum…where the downtown was: you’ll walk between the crowded court, the noisy Senate house, schools and temples,and you will walk on the same coble stones where Julius Caesar, Augustus and the emperors have made Rome great!

Reviews (19)
1 - 5 of 18 reviews
Reviewed September 8, 2018
We loved Dario & our tour

My husband and I booked Dario at the recommendation of some family friends. We loved Dario and the tour he gave us and would highly recommend him to all our friends and family. I would also like to mention, we contacted Dario about booking and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 362Andrea
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile
I couldn't recommend Dario enough!

From our initial contact I knew Dario was one of a kind! His patience he had with me prior to our tour regarding of all of my questions was remarkable! Dario's knowledge was outstanding. Even our teenage boys thoroughly enjoyed our tours with Dario. Don't...More

Thank gipgipwoonona
Reviewed July 13, 2018
Dario was an outstanding guide!

The day before we arrived in Rome we spoke to a couple who did the private tour of the Vatican with Dario and they said he was fantastic and to definitely contact him for a tour in Rome. I was hesitant mostly because it was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cbgmom
Reviewed June 21, 2018
Dario is a wonderful guide and is very knowledgeable.

My daughter and I scheduled for 2 tours in 1 day. The first tour was the Colosseum and Forum. We got lost on the way to the Forum. Dario called me to check in and was good at calming me and asked if the group...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tamlin W
Reviewed May 30, 2018
Private tour with an amazing guide

We're very fortunate to be able to travel extensively, and often use guides. Our time with Dario couldn't have been better. He's an art historian and a native of Rome, and share's his extensive knowledge with charm and sophistication. We didn't have time to do...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank paul Joseph b
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