Colosseum, Forums and Palatine Guided
If you prefer to book guided tours when traveling then this is the best option for you. Choose to explore with our expert guide who will take you through ancient Rome through a 3-hour walking tour of the Colosseum, the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.
The exploration begins in the majestic Colosseum, with notes and fun facts about its construction and different uses over the centuries. Despite being damaged by fires, earthquakes, looting and the passing of time, this enormous structure still stands today and it maintains as the most impressive building structure of the Roman era.
After learning about the battles and dramatic plays that filled the Colosseum, you’ll head on the Roman Forum, ancient Rome’s main square were important events like elections, triumphal processions and public speeches were held. Als, where Roman people spent their days, because it was also a marketplace for vendors and buyers of all kinds, from food to fabric for commercial business.
Up next is a short walk up the Hill, standing 40 metres above the Roman Forum. This hill was considered the centermost of the renown “7 Hills of Rome”, and it’s lined up from side to side with houses that belonged to emperors and kings that reigned over the centuries, where you will learn interesting facts from ancient Rome’s rich and famous rulers.
Please take into consideration the following advice: wear comfortable shoes and clothes for the tour, 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. For safety reasons only 3,000 people are allowed inside, 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.