The Colosseum in Rome is almost certainly at the top of your list of sights to see during your visit to the Italian capital. It’s a magnificent historic structure that has stood at the heart of the city for almost two millennia, and history nearly drips from it. However, the venue is popular, and you won’t be the only one considering a visit. Thousands of people visit the Colosseum every day, making it one of Rome’s most popular attractions. When you visit the Colosseum with an RVC-purchased ticket, you have access to the first and second floors of the public spectator area, which provide fantastic views of the structure. For additional information, see our guide to ticket kinds and tours.
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Discover stories and anecdotes about Roman emperors, senators, and gladiators. With our fast track access, you will be in the middle of the arena, prepare your camera to discover the Colosseum where gladiators and beasts fought their battles. Morning time is reserved for "Venations". There, the "Bestiaries" gladiator fought the beast. Access from the special Gladiator's Gate and get the chance to step into the arena stage where the gladiators were in combat!
From this stage, visit the ring overlooking the underground area of the Colosseum. While enjoying the breathtaking scenery, the guide shares knowledge of ancient Rome and especially the history of the Colosseum. All guides are experienced, have a degree in art history or archeology, and have amazing anecdotes about the Colosseum, its spectators, the battle between wildlife and gladiators, and the lives of powerful emperors and politicians of the time. Colosseum & Roman Forum Tickets
The Tour of Ancient Rome continues to Palatine Hill, one of the seven hills of Rome. Emperors and wealthy families-built houses here to enjoy the breathtaking views of the Roman Forum and Circus Maximus. Then the group walks down the Palatine Hill and through the Roman Forum ruins. The Roman Forum is an archaeological area where guides can revive to share more history and anecdotes about ancient Rome. The guide uses overlay books and 3D images to show what each pillar, temple, and building looked like at the time. Understand what these sites once represented and associate them with the protagonists and events of ancient Roman history. At the end of the tour, return to your starting point and continue the rest of the day from there. Colosseum Forum and Palatine Hill Tickets.