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Underground tour of the Colosseum and Arena + Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

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Combined tour of the Colosseum basement and arena, including a visit to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.
Colosseum underground tour and arena + Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

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  • Entrance:
    Meeting point Largo Gaetana Agnesi, Colosseo metro station

  • Duration:
    2 hours, 30 minutes

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Itinerary: from the undergrounds of the Colosseum and the arena to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Live the experience of a complete tour of the Colosseum Archaeological Park.

1. Underground of the Colosseum

The tour begins with the underground of the Colosseum. To access it you need a special ticket which is included in the tour. The undergrounds were used during the representations on the arena to manage the passage of fighters and animals, with the help of hatches and hoists by means of a complex system of winches.

2. Arena of the Colosseum

The second stop on the tour is the Colosseum arena. If at the time of the Romans the arena covered the entire floor of the amphitheater, today a walkable portion has been recreated. From here you can live the experience of being in the center of the amphitheater, surrounded by the stands from which the spectators enjoyed the fighting shows.

3. Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

Together with your guide you will move to the Roman Forum, which is the archaeological site that was once the center of the political, economic and religious life of Ancient Rome. The Palatine Hill, where your tour will end, on the other hand, represents a complex of places of worship (temple of Apollo Palatine, temple of the Magna Mater, the Elagabalium) and aristocratic domus, from the Domus Augustea to the domus Tiberiana.


  • Arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the scheduled time. Largo Gaetana Agnesi, above the 2nd floor of the metro line B (blue line), “Colosseo” metro station
  • Show employees (identifiable by polo shirts or blue jackets with the word “City Wonders”) your ticket in printed form or directly on your smartphone

Additional information

It is not possible to enter the Colosseum with bulky objects such as suitcases, trolleys and camping backpacks. Upon access, you will need to go through a security gate.

Note: It is not possible to modify this ticket.