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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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

Transport to get here is quite troublesome , took us almost two hours to get here. Must visit place for tourist.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tingongg
Reviewed yesterday

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.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank KiwiTania
Reviewed yesterday

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jim B
Reviewed yesterday

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank thats_so_frandom
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Must come to the Colosseum if you’re in Rome! One of the coolest structures we’ve ever been in. It was crazy being in there and imagining all the games and events that took place there.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Grantpw99
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We do not have much time so we see it only outside. It was magnificent. I think if you visit Rome you have to go to Colosseo.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SmaragdaD
Reviewed yesterday

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank steve f
Reviewed yesterday

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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sharon234
Reviewed yesterday

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!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Date of experience: January 2019
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simi123x
23 January 2019|
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Response from SileshiDejene | Reviewed this property |
Yes, an audio language like, Spanish, Chinese, English, Portuguese,,and some others
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PinkiBone
21 January 2019|
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Response from Jeanne B | Reviewed this property |
We bought our tickets there, at ticket booth right between the Colosseum and Forum. Were there in October. It was pretty warm in the in early to late afternoon. Loved the Forum. Bring water. Enjoy!!
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simi123x
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Response from LittleJenny | Reviewed this property |
Reduced entrance might be talking about students as they get a discount. If you buy a timed ticket you will skip the queue - we did this and it was definitely worth it as it gets very busy,
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