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Skip the line - Colosseum Express Tour

Skip the line - Colosseum Express Tour
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Skip the line with our 1 hour guided tour of the Colosseum
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Skip the line with our 1 hour guided tour of the Colosseum

For visitors with a packed itinerary, this 1–hour Colosseum tour is a popular and convenient choice. Enjoy priority access with a pre-reserved skip-the-line admission ticket, which allows you to breeze past notoriously long entrance queues that can be up to hours long. Once inside, your guide provides a wealth of little-known fact and anecdotes about the gory games that once took place in the Colosseum's arena.

What to Expect

Perfect for anyone who is short on time, but still wants to experience Ancient Rome's most treasured monument, this tour will bring the majestic Colosseum to life and will leave you feeling like you spent the day there. Roman citizens would come from near and far to witness the spectacular and gruesome sights on offer. Never-before-seen exotic animals would occupy the arena floor before a day of executions and gladiatorial combats would begin. 

Following your tour guides brief introduction from the exterior, filled with fun facts of Roman civilization, you will skip the long ticket lines and enter the Colosseum. Walking through the same arches used by Romans hundreds of years ago, up the same steps, you will feel the history as you walk through its corridors and steps. Imagine along with your tour guides stories what it would have felt like in ancient times. 

Reviews (24)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
tour guide was fantastic

At first i wasnt happy as it was a little hard to work out where to meet our tour guide. there was meant to be a certain sign and flag which were not there even when we found them. We did have to ask 4...More

Thank alba P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Not worth the wait

We thought it was a good idea to book upfront. However when we met the guide, the tour got cancelled because too many people in the Colloseum. We had to wait one hour to get an upgraded tour as some kind of compensation. The line...More

Thank ShakiraStephanie
Reviewed 8 September 2018
Minnor delays but once it got going it was worth it

Great tour guide shared really interesting content and did well at engaging and guiding the group. Despite us arriving ten minutes late it worked out in our favour as there was a delay starting and finding the meeting point with the separate guy who arranged...More

Thank Hayley G
Reviewed 16 July 2018
Loved the Colosseum Tour

Despite the heat that day, the Colosseum was my favourite attraction in Rome. And the reason for that was our tour guide, Mircea. He was not only knowledgeable, but also engaging and entertaining. Instead of delivering the history of the Colosseum in a lecture-like manner...More

2  Thank BaheyaZeitoun
Reviewed 14 April 2018
The guides made it

If you are looking for a good value, ignore the various 55+ euro offers to skip the line on your way to colosseum. Instead walk all the way to the building and get found by this group ! They made us a very reasonable offer...More

Thank Dirk D
Show Me Italy K, Public Relations Manager at Show Me Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hi Dirk, Thank you very much for leaving us a great review. We are very happy to hear that you have a great experience with our company and that we were able to bring Ancient Rome to life for you. We hope that you enjoyed...More

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17 July 2018|
Response from Gemma D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no unfortunately not. This tour was quite limited on time & areas allowed.
22 June 2018|
Response from Angela J | Reviewed this property |
Yes once the tour is over you can stay on your own. If you do the second part of the tour which is included to Palatine Hill you will still have about an hour in between.