Rome: Introduction to the Colosseum and Ancient City Tour

Rome: Introduction to the Colosseum and Ancient City Tour

From $51 per person

Enjoy fast track entrance to Italy's most iconic sites. Get introduced to the Colosseum by an expert guide, then explore the monumental ruin at your own pace. Marvel at the incredible ruins of the Palatine Hill and Forum on an Ancient City tour.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2.5 hours
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  • Enjoy fast track priority access to the Colosseum
  • Explore the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum with an expert guide
  • Learn about the myths and legends of Ancient Rome
Full description
Start your experience right outside the famous Colosseum. Here your expert guide will give you an introduction to the Colosseum, it’s construction, it’s histories and tales of the Gladiators. After the introduction, enjoy an accompanied entry to the Colosseum and avoid the queues with fast track priority access. Once inside you’ll be free to explore the magnificent structure at your own pace. Roam the 80 arches and meander through the walkways where spectators would have gathered to watch the games. Meet your second guide after the Colosseum visit, and head off to Palatine Hill and the Roman Forum, the social, political, and religious centre of the Roman Empire. Accompanied by an expert on Roman History, visit the Palatine Hill learning the about the myths of Remus and Romulus, the founders of Rome. Next, head down to the Roman Forum, the center of Ancient Rome and public life. Take in the incredible ruins and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Colosseum.
  • Expert guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Fast track entrance to the Colosseum
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers must bring their own headphones
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

The meeting point is at the upper-level exit of the Colosseum Metro station. There you'll find company representatives wearing purple 'Crown Tours' shirts. Customers are required to arrive 15 minutes before the activity start time. Late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entrance.

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Passport or ID card for children

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
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The tour was rich in information. Lasted longer than it should, just because of guides who like to tell you everything. I can totally recommend this tour.

January 31, 2020

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