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See The Colosseum

Take a seat in the Roman ampitheatre of violence and ask yourself... "are you not entertained?!"

Photo by Bence Boros

A Roman Gift


No trip to Rome is complete without visiting the Colosseum. World-famous, helped along by the film Gladiator, the Colosseum was originally known as the Flavian Amphitheatre. A symbol of ancient Rome, a new Seven Wonder of the World and a World Heritage Site, the building is loved by most of the world’s population.

Whether you wander around yourself or listen to its complex history from a tour guide, if you take a second to soak in the atmosphere, you’ll find yourself transported back to 72 AD when it was built.

Why Visit The Colosseum

Why

The Colosseum was built to entertain: gladiator battles, animal hunts, executions, and much more took place inside. It’s a place full of excitement and wonder.

Seating up to 70,000 people, the events this building’s walls have seen are astounding. Luckily, a lot of what happened here was recorded and fills the amphitheatre’s air in the chatter of the 6.4 million that visit each year.

Faq?

Because of its immense popularity, you’re likely to be waiting a while in line if you don’t have advanced tickets. To save disappointment on the day, it’s best to be prepared.

8 years in total. Which is pretty good for saying the structure has been through a lot and is still standing.

It is estimated that 400,000 people and 1,000,000 animals died in the Colosseum.

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Colosseum Underground and Ancient Rome Small-Group Tour

This intimate small group tour, offers you the experience of the secrets of the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and the Roman Forum. Explore the Colosseum's underground chambers, which are off-limits to most of the public each day and discover Palatine Hill and the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum, the social, commercial and political centre of Ancient Rome!

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This specific tour provides a knowledgeable guide without fail, you skip the long entrance lines at each attraction and get to see some of the real history Rome has to offer.

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Make sure you take your amour and sword when entering the Colosseum... who knows how far back in time you'll go?!!

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