Colosseum Underground and Ancient Rome Guided Tour

3.129 Reviews
from €139.90 EUR
Duration: 3 Hours
 Organized by: Show Me Italy

Discover the Colosseum’s hidden treasures and explore the ancient wonders of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill with our expert-guided walking tour. Book now to secure your place on this unforgettable experience.

Exclusive Access to Colosseum’s Hidden Treasures

Our expert-guided walking tour offers exclusive access to the Colosseum’s underground tunnels and chambers, where gladiators and animals awaited their moment in the spotlight. As you navigate through these fascinating passageways, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the remarkable engineering that powered the Colosseum’s spectacles.

Descend beneath the Colosseum and discover what lies beneath the arena floor as you witness the dungeons, chambers and underground tunnels that connected the Colosseum to the Ludus Magnus, the training place of gladiators. While walking through the tunnels, observe the chambers that would house wild animals and see the elevators that were used to lift these predators to the arena floor.

Colosseum Underground and Ancient Rome Guided Tour

Colosseum Underground and Ancient Rome Guided Tour

Arena Floor: Stand Where Gladiators Once Stood

Experience the thrill of standing on the Colosseum’s arena floor, where gladiators once fought for glory and survival. With our special access, you’ll be able to walk in the footsteps of these ancient warriors, and imagine the deafening roars of the massive crowd that once filled the amphitheater.

The Roman Forum: Heart of Ancient Rome

After exploring the Colosseum, our knowledgeable guide will lead you through the Roman Forum, the center of political, social, and religious life in ancient Rome. Marvel at the impressive ruins of temples, basilicas, and public spaces that once bustled with activity, and learn about the events and people who shaped Rome’s destiny.

Palatine Hill: Home of the Emperors

Finally, ascend to the Palatine Hill, where emperors built their lavish residences overlooking the city. Our guide will provide captivating insights into the lives of Rome’s rulers, as you wander through the remains of opulent palaces, gardens, and monumental structures that testify to the grandeur of imperial Rome.

Additional Information

What to Bring:

  • Government-issued ID or passport (required for entry)
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Water

Not Allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sprays or aerosols
  • Glass objects
  • Weapons or sharp objects

Important Reminders

  • Tours operate rain or shine, unless officials close the sites for safety reasons.
  • Security checks are mandatory at all entry points and wait times may vary during peak seasons.
  • The meeting time and tour start location may be subject to change. In such cases, you will be notified in advance.
  • Explore the underground tunnels of the Roman Colosseum,
  • Enter the arena floor with special access,
  • Learn about the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill on a professional guided tour,
  • Benefit from fast track entrance and skip the lines.
What's Included
  • Professional guided tour in English, Italian, German, French and Spanish,
  • Entrance fees,
  • Entry to restricted areas of Colosseum (underground tunnels and arena),
  • Fast track entry,
  • Palatine Hill and Roman Forum professional guided tour.
What's not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off,
  • Food and drinks.
Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 1-day in advance to receive a full refund.

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