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Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill with Sightseeing Tour

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Enjoy reserved entry to Rome's iconic Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill with tickets that also include a comprehensive sightseeing bus tour.

  • Location:
    Piazza del Colosseo, 1

  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair accessible

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Colosseum and arena. Skip-the-line ticket for the Colosseum and arena + Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
View of the arena, which only partially covers the corridors of the Colosseum's basement

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A Journey Through Time at Rome’s Iconic Landmarks

Embark on a comprehensive tour that offers reserved entry to three of Rome’s most significant historical sites: the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. This 2-hour guided tour starts at the iconic Colosseum, ventures through the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum, and culminates with breathtaking views from Palatine Hill, giving participants a deep dive into the heart of ancient Rome.

What’s included

  • Reserved entrance to the Colosseum
  • Access to the Roman Forum and to the Palatine Hill
  • 1-day hop-on hop-off bus tour ticket

This exclusive ticket package offers a seamless experience for visitors eager to explore these historic sites without the hassle of long lines. The tour includes reserved entry to all three locations, ensuring a streamlined visit. With expert guides to provide historical insights, participants will gain an in-depth understanding of the ancient Roman Empire, its architecture, and its pivotal events.

What’s not included

  • Access to the Colosseum’s underground chambers
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and beverages

Why choose this tour?

This tour is specifically designed for history enthusiasts and travelers who wish to delve deep into the rich past of Rome with ease and expertise. Unlike other tours, this package provides a focused, in-depth exploration of the three crucial archaeological sites with reserved entrance, meaning less time waiting and more time learning. Tailored for those who value historical accuracy and context, the tour is conducted by knowledgeable guides adept in bringing ancient history to life.

Discover the Majestic Colosseum

The centerpiece of this tour is the Colosseum, located in the heart of ancient Rome.

The Colosseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, is a marvel of Roman engineering and architecture. Initially constructed under the emperor Vespasian in AD 72, it was completed in AD 80 by his successor, Titus. The arena hosted gladiatorial contests, public spectacles, and theatrical productions, reflecting the social dynamics of ancient Rome.

Architectural Marvels

The building’s elliptical structure, built primarily of travertine limestone, tuff, and brick-faced concrete, showcases the ingenuity of Roman builders. Its complex system of vaults and arches allowed it to support massive crowds, making it an enduring symbol of Roman grandeur.

Historical Significance

As a site of monumental events, the Colosseum stands as a testament to the Roman Empire’s reach and influence. The battles that took place within its walls were not merely entertainment but a display of power and political propaganda.

Modern Day Legacy

Today, the Colosseum is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a staple of cultural and educational tours, attracting millions of visitors who wish to step back in time and experience the life of ancient Romans.


  • Meeting point: Piazza del Colosseo, 1
  • Arrive 15 minutes before the tour start time
  • Present your mobile ticket at the entrance

Participants are advised to meet at Piazza del Colosseo, 1, at least 15 minutes before the scheduled start of the tour to ensure timely entry. Upon arrival, please show your mobile ticket to the staff for quick access. The tour is accessible by wheelchair, and we strive to accommodate all guests comfortably.


Wear comfortable shoes and dress appropriately for the weather, as a significant portion of the tour involves walking and some parts are exposed to the elements.

Reschedule and cancellation policy

Ticket rescheduling and refunds are not available, so please plan accordingly.


5510 verified customer reviews

Lucas, USA

June 10, 2024

Very Good

Impressive how well-preserved these ancient ruins are, though the tour felt a bit rushed.


Elena, Spain

May 15, 2024


Absolutely stunning! The guide was so knowledgeable and passionate about the history.


Raj, India

April 3, 2024


Well worth the visit. The Colosseum itself is breathtaking, and avoiding the long lines was fantastic.


Chloe, France

March 29, 2024

Very Good

Great experience, though more historical context would have been appreciated.


Michael, UK

February 20, 2024


A must-see. Efficient and well-organized, especially with the mobile ticket option.

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