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Perhaps the best-preserved of the monuments of ancient Rome, this huge marble structure was built to hold more than 50,000 spectators to witness bloody contests of might and the slaughter of wild beasts.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome, Italy
Monti
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This amazing ancient monument is definitely worth a visit. Lines very long, so booking a skip the line tour is worth the extra. Restrooms adequate but also lines. Different tours grant different levels of access. Decide what view you want & book accordingly.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank loisp297
Reviewed today

There really aren’t words to describe the magnificence of this amazing structure. It’s hard to comprehend that this arena was built thousands of years ago and that most of it still stands today. While you’re sure to encounter a crowd when visiting, it’s worth it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Memorable life time experience, need to spend time, preferably with the Guide, see the constructions

Date of experience: October 2018
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Absolutely brilliant trip, Serena, our tour guide was fantastico! 🇮🇹She was very informative and good fun! ( especially with the rain macs! 😂😂) worth every penny, very good value for money, so good that we added the palatine Hill trip as an extension for just...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rollonsummer
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Visited again in Jan 2019. Got there around 9:30-10am and line wasn't bad (I imagine in the summer this would be too late). Audio guide is short but somewhat interesting. A personal guide would probably be better.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank globaldida
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It is a must to take a guided tour and jump the queues and go to the dungeons. Amazing place to visit. Just to note it gets very cold in there.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HolidayMagic5
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Prepare for crowds but it is so worth it! What an amazing structure! Get your tickets on line and make sure you are in line for those who already have tickets; get Rick Steve's audio tour on your phone prior and you are good to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Leslie E
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Difficult to sum up in words. Absolutely stunning architecture and so ornate inside. Quirky in as much as it has an open roof and great that entry is free.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MalcH
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Very wheelchair friendly. Free entry for disabled people and a carer. Quick entry for wheelchairusers and carer. Great staff. Good English. Recomended

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sieps75
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Wow! Just walking on the outside of this structure gave me chills! We booked a tour and thank Goodness we did as the lineups to get in were quite long. When you book a tour, you get to skip the line. It's so much more...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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edtoby007
17 January 2019|
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Response from BZ4eva | Reviewed this property |
Hi not sure tbh but be mindful that Sunday in Italy is observed as a religious day, therefore public transport is limited. From my experience it is not reliable on Sunday so you could be waiting for a long time.
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Wanderer760695
14 January 2019|
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Response from Darlene43 | Reviewed this property |
All will depend upon group tours (may have HS, college students during that time). We opted for the tour because we wanted to see some areas where a tour guide is necessary for entrance.
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920gwens
4 January 2019|
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Response from augustrush | Reviewed this property |
You’d have to check with it directly. For instance it was shut on New Year’s Day. Local holidays would have to be considered.
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