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Colosseum Underground, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill Tour
Activities in Rome

Colosseum Underground, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill Tour

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Amazing guide Lisa from Ireland who has a degree in Italian and an amazing level of knowledge on the Colosseum and Forum !! Enjoyed every minute with her. Thank you
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US$ 91.40
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See the world-famous Colosseum from a different perspective, on this underground tour, taking in parts of the structure not normally open to the public!

Exploring the underground Colosseum
The Roman Forum
The Colosseum from below
Palatine Hill

Colosseum Underground, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill Tour

The tour meets at Largo Gaetana Agnesi, and we'll head straight to the Colosseum - the symbol of Rome and site of innumerable bloody fights, executions, and victories, with stories to match.

We'll be entering through the Gladiator’s Entrance and step into the Arena Floor, where these fierce fights used to take place.  Let this tour lead you in the footsteps of those gladiators past: through the tunnels where they prepared for their battles, the areas where lions and tigers were kept before being winched into the arena, and a visit to the rest of the Colosseum means you'll get a complete picture of this iconic landmark.

Then we'll leave the Colosseum behind, traversing the "Via Sacra" or "Sacred Way", the route Imperial celebrations and triumphal processions would take - running from the temple where Julius Caesar himself was cremated. We'll get a deeper insight into the culture and history of Rome during the guided visit of the Roman Forum itself with its most important governmental buildings in ancient Rome, and its centre of justice and politics.

In a poetic twist, the tour finishes back where it all began, on the Palatine Hill - the most central of Rome's seven hills, and the place where legend has it Romulus and Remus were found by the she-wolf, and where Romulus triumphed over his brother in the fight to build his own city.

Important to note

The third tier of the Colosseum is now closed to the public, so this tour will not include this location.

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Adults Children from 2 to 14 Children under 2
English Language Tour
US$ 91.40
US$ 85.60

English Language Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 91.40
  • Children from 2 to 14

    US$ 85.60
  • Children under 2


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Covid-19 Measures

It is compulsory to display a Covid vaccination certificate or a negative PCR or antigen test performed up to 48 hours before the activity. Vaccines and tests must be authorised and recognised in the country of the activity.


3 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.


Exclusive, skip the line entry to the Colosseum and the Colosseum underground.

Skip the line entry and guided tour to the Roman Forum.

Skip the line entry and guided tour to the Palatine hill

Expert English speaking guide.

Headsets for groups of seven or more.

Small groups of 10 people or less.

Not included


Hotel pick up/drop off.

Food and drinks.

When to book?

You can book up until 11 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.


Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 91.40
No hidden fees or surcharges


If you cancel 7 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Largo Gaetana Agnesi