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Perhaps the best-preserved of the monuments of ancient Rome, this huge marble structure was built to hold more than 50,000 spectators to witness bloody contests of might and the slaughter of wild beasts.
We did the tour and learnt so much more than what we would have read out of a tour book. The tour guides are highly educated and passionate about their history. One of the best tours we have done ever.
I don't know the name of the evening tour we did; but we went on
the second night, (our hotel recommended this tour, and said do it after getting acclimated to time change from our travel) At any
rate; for $50, and a $20 tip,(not...More
We went after proposing to my girlfriend. It was a lovely backdrop to some celebratory photos. I had booked the skip the line tour in English beforehand on their official website and recommend doing so. Do bear in mind that although your tour might beat...More
i went to this 30 years ago and so much has changed you can now walk up to the top pier and look down on the historic building. there are lots of tour guides outside trying to sell you a tour with the promise of...More
We didn't hire any guides or audio guides but instead just looked on google for information on the Colosseum.
We pre booked tickets in the UK and just collected passes to go in and got free passes for the children aged 13 &10.
Awe inspiring. We did not take a guided tour, opting instead to ramble around on our own and at our own pace. The public facilities are horrendous, so do try to take care of that before your visit to the Colosseum!
This is a fantastic monument and well worth a visit if in Rome, just be aware that you will be hassled by ticket touts and tour guides on the approach road. I would recommend you also get tickets for the Palatine Hill at the same...More