Colosseum, Forums and Palatine Audio Guide


Enjoy a one-of-kind touring experience to visit one of ancient Rome’s most popular and iconic site, the Colosseum, through an audio guide tour, available in the following languages; English, Spanish and Italian, where you can learn the impressive history of the most famous amphitheater in the world. Relive through sound -with visual support- fun and interesting facts on the Colosseum’s former glory days. You will be able to see images and photos of what’s being described and follow the interactive map to guide you inside the monument. You can take as long as you want to during the tour and take as many pictures as you can as well. Please note that the audio guide  is only available for the Colosseum’s tour and does not include the Roman Forum of the Palatine Hill.

After finishing the audio guided tour of the Colosseum, you can choose to discover the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill the same day or come back to visit the next day. When visiting the Roman Forum, you get to explore ancient Rome’s main plaza – the center of Rome’s day-to-day life- where you can observe the ruins of ancient government buildings and get a glimpse of how it was like back then.

Then it’s up the Palatine Hill, the centermost of Rome’s seven hills. Standing 40 metres tall above the Roman Forum. The Palatine Hill is composed of palaces and houses lined up side to side that belonged to the wealthiest Romans, emperors and kings as well.  It’s considered to be the foundation place of the Roman Empire. See were the feasts, fancy and extravagant parties were celebrated.

Please consider the following advice for your visit: wear comfortable shoes and clothes for the tour. Also, it’s forbidden to enter with large backpacks, bulky bags and luggage or trolley. You may enter with small to medium bags, that will be opened and visually inspected by the security guards. For safety reasons only 3,000 people are allowed inside at the same time, so there could be delays in accessing the site, even for pre-booked visits.

Tickets for guided tours purchased for the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Palatine HIll and other ongoing exhibitions is valid from first usage for 1 entrance to the Colosseum and 1 entrance to the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill. Also, starting January 1st 2020, this ticket will also allow entry to the Imperial Forum.