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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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(+39) 06 39967700
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 June 2005

We just visited the Coliseum in Rome and have a hot tip to avoid ticket lines that works if you also want to rent the excellent and inexpensive audio headset tour. It turns out that there are actually 2 lines to buy tickets at the...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 7 November 2006

The Colosseum is a must see in Rome. Nothing symbolises the grandeur, archectural brilliance, and depravity of the Roman Empire like the Colosseum does. I have one piece of advice: buy your ticket on-line…. trust me. We painlessly purchased our ticket from their on-line site...More

44  Thank ExplorerIreland
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Walked for hours & took heaps of photos. Fantastic to see close up.The weather was hot, plenty of water sellers to hydrate. Also some souvenirs sold.

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Reviewed yesterday

Wow! What else can you say about this place. The number of visitors per day are limited to 3,000 and the underground and arena areas are done in small groups so even less can see them. It is well worth booking into a small group...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed yesterday

One of my favorite stops while in Rome. Considering how long ago it was built it is a massive and beautiful structure. For whatever reason, I felt like I could feel the spirits of the perished gladiators swirling in the Rome air. Even if you...More

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Reviewed yesterday

beautiful , crowded as is most of Rome .. try and go off season or outside busy times like morning or late afternoon

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just amazing from start to finish. Highly recommend taking a tour with a guide , skip the lines and hear so many interesting facts, we also toured the Palestine hill , fascinating!

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed yesterday

The Colosseum is amazing and certainly worth the effort to visit when you are in Rome, and the entrance ticket includes a visit to the Forum as well which is just as amazing ! The lines can be a bit off putting, so timing is...More

Thank FLT1904
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing place but without a guide you’ll A) queue forever and B) miss out on a lot of information. Also watch out at closing time if you need the toilet! Only incidence of rudeness in all our time in Rome came from staff refusing to...More

Thank johnroe1982
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The colloseum really is a wonder of the world. If you haven't been then i really recommend this place. Rome has many great sites but this is truly sensational.

Thank Melbguy3805
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an amazing historical site, the view is stunning. If you can get a tour on the arena floor, it is well recommended as you can almost see what the gladiators would have seen all those years ago. You'd have to be daft not to...More

Thank Buddikit
Reviewed yesterday

Definitely buy your tickets before you get there, and definitely go as early to when it opens as you possibly can. It gets really crowded really fast. Totally a must-see though.

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AJR67
12 November 2018|
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Response from Norlida J | Reviewed this property |
We buy ticket on the spot and took the guided tour
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Charles L
9 November 2018|
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
Yes you get to wander around the Coloseum after your tour and the ticket gets you into the palantine hill and roman forum.
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herasaif4
5 November 2018|
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Response from Dona M | Reviewed this property |
It’s a difficult one to answer but no it’s a nice time of the year to visit, winter is their best season
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