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Guided Colosseum and Roman Forum tour for families and children

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Discover the charm of ancient Rome with a guided tour for families and children to the Colosseum and Roman Forum.

  • Location:
    Metro station entrance Colosseo

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  • Duration:
    2,5 h.

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Guided tour of the Colosseum for families and children
Mother and daughter visiting inside the Flavian Amphitheatre

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This ticket includes a supplement for the fundraising promoted by the Italian Government aimed at securing and restoring cultural heritage in the flooded areas of Emilia Romagna (Art. 14 - DL 1 June 2023, n.61).

A fascinating guided tour among the treasures of Ancient Rome

Get ready to step back in time to the wonders of Ancient Rome with this extraordinary guided tour, specially designed for families and children. Going through centuries of history, you will have the opportunity to visit two of the most important examples of ancient Roman civilization: the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. The itinerary, enriched by interactive activities, games and curiosities, will be able to involve the youngest, making the visit an unforgettable and stimulating experience.

What’s included

  • Guided tour of the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Specialized expert guide for children
  • Single entrance to the Colosseum
  • Single entrance to the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill

With this itinerary you will have the opportunity to explore the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill accompanied by an expert guide, specialized in interacting with children. The tour includes a single entrance to the Colosseum, the most famous amphitheater in the world, where you will discover the fascinating history of the gladiators and the epic battles that took place there. Subsequently, the route will take you to discover the historical ruins of the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill, ancient hubs of city life. Playful and interactive activities, such as treasure hunts, quizzes and curiosities, will be proposed to make the visit even more engaging and fun.

What is not included

  • Access to the Arena
  • Underground access

Colosseum: A dive into the history of Ancient Rome

The Colosseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheater, is one of the most famous and visited monuments in the world and is located in the heart of the city of Rome. Its name derives from its proximity to the statue of the Colossus of the Sun God, an imposing work that once dominated the area.

The grandeur of the Roman Empire

Built in 80 AD at the behest of Emperor Titus, the Colosseum is one of the most eloquent examples of the power of the Roman Empire. The imposing amphitheater, capable of accommodating up to 50,000 spectators, was the scene of various kinds of shows, from gladiator fights to re-enactments of famous battles, from animal hunts to public executions.

A journey into the past

A visit to the Colosseum is an immersive experience that will take you back almost two millennia. Crossing its arches and walking in its immense amphitheater, you can almost hear the echo of the crowd’s choirs, the adrenaline of the gladiators waiting for the fight, the vibrant atmosphere full of anticipation that enveloped this place during the days of the show.

A monument that defies time

Despite the centuries and adversities, the Colosseum continues to resist, offering its visitors a unique insight into life in ancient Rome. Every stone, every arch, every step tells a story of greatness, power, human ingenuity, which deserves to be discovered and valued.


  • The starting point of the tour is at the entrance of the Colosseo metro station, exit on the ground floor, near the newsstand, located in Via dei Fori Imperiali
  • The guide will be recognizable by a sign with the name of the tour organization and will ask you to show the digital tickets on your smartphone
  • After the Colosseum visit, you will have the freedom to visit the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill at your own pace

There are no specific requirements regarding clothing, but comfortable shoes are recommended to make walking between archaeological sites easier.

It is possible to cancel the ticket up to 11.59 pm on the day before the visit, with a full refund. Please note that there is no possibility to reschedule your ticket.

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Ticket price for the Colosseum

  • Adults 18+: €23 + €2 booking fee + other services
  • Reduced 18-25 EU citizens: €3 + €2 booking fee + other services
  • Free 0-17: €0 + other services

Last entry: 15 minutes before closing

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