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Skip the Line: Colosseum Official Guided Tour - Entrance Fee Included

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Bypass the queue with this 1-hour skip-the-line small-group official Colosseum guided tour. Visit Rome's symbolic monument with a tour that makes it easy and fun for all ages. Learn about the amphitheater's history from a guide with an art and archaeology background.
  • Hassle-free experience of the Colosseum in Rome 
  • Beat hours-long lines with a skip-the-line pass 
  • Explore with a guide to hear the full history 
  • Choose from various start times throughout the day 
  • Opt for an early morning time slot to beat the midday crowds and heat
What to Expect
The journey to ancient Rome begins at a designated meeting point near the Colosseum at your chosen time. From here, bypass long lines with a skip-the-line ticket and head straight inside one of the New7Wonders of the World. Visit the first and second tiers of the Colosseum and dive deep into the history of the 2,000-year-old landmark. Listen to immersive tales of bloody gladiator battles featuring wild animals, and pay close attention to architectural details you may otherwise have missed. Your tour concludes at the Colosseum.
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Departure Point
Via della Polveriera, 11, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Return Details
Piazza Del Colosseo, 00184 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
  • Colosseum walking guided tour
  • Professional tour guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Small-group of 25 person or less
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Customers have a mandatory meeting time stated 30 minutes prior the scheduled departure time due to managing and organizational reasons.
  • To get inside the Colosseum it used group ticket and not individual one. Anyone can ask just the ticket entrance.
  • All visitors MUST have a photo ID for the security check
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Child discount is applied only with a valid ID card
  • As per Colosseum rules, LARGE BAGS - PERFUMES – SPRAY/AEROSOL CANS- WEAPONS – GLASS – ALCOHOL are forbidden. Please note that there is no cloakroom service inside the Colosseum to accommodate the above items.
  • At the end of the Colosseum Tour, guests who wish to access the Roman Forum & Palatine will be accompanied by a member of our staff
  • Activity not recommended for people with motor lag
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Please be advised that the Colosseum’s capacity regulations and security may delay the tour departure • This could also influence the smooth running of the tour especially on national holidays and events
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not recommended for travelers with walking problems
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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All reviews skip the line lower ground tour lady individual tickets meeting point well worth the extra money quick entry back in the day the upper level meeting place was easy to find early tour tour starts metro station palatine hill brilliant tour a small group tour rich history
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Reviewed today via mobile

After some waiting at the meeting point we were guided to and through the Collosseum by our knowledgeable guide Donald. Skip the line worked as anticipated. We had a nice experience and increased our knowledge on Roman history. Good value for money.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Kris_selk
Reviewed yesterday

Had a great tour guide (Sarah). She was very knowledgeable and explained everything thoroughly. Highly recommend the tour as you also get to skip the long lines.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Encorevoyage
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our tour guide was Azzurra Della Seta from Eyes of Rome. She was awesome and very knowledgeable and fun. I can't imagine waiting in those lines and it seemed at every access point she knew folks to move us along. We had the opportunity to...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Waste of money, yes, you get to skip the tour, we took approx 150 paces inside, was told a couple of stories and goodbye. We hardly got inside and had to walk around to see most of it on our own ( unguided)More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank William W
StefanoD2550, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Tour In Rome by Tour in the City, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear William W, We are sorry that you did not like the visit of the Colosseum and at the same time we are perplexed as our tours follow very specific itineraries. We have the doubt that you took the tour with our agency. To check...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great Experience, Really Skips the Line without Any Problem. Def Would Recommend to anyone who wants to visit the Coliseum. Tour Guides were very knowledgeable.

Thank robertmQ303LW
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22 August 2019|
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Response from robertbU4561IY | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I had to bring a shoulder bag and that was fine!
18 August 2019|
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Response from Subroto K | Reviewed this property |
You can request the travel agent guide to keep the luggage in their office.Alternatively try keeping the luggage in the Main train station which is not very far by taxi
17 August 2019|
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Response from Mary07020 | Reviewed this property |
Need to contact tour company
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