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Ancient Rome: Quest Tour at the Colosseum

Visit the largest amphitheater in the world and travel back in time to the Roman Empire to witness the Gladiator fights

What's tour about

Imagine yourself a spectator at the Colosseum during the rise of the Roman Empire! You will learn how the crowd actually behaved when people were thirsty for blood of the defeated, why women weren’t allowed to seat near the arena, and how in reality, rather than in Hollywood movies, gladiator games were held, and what gladiators who were «celebrities» in the ancient world really looked like.

During the tour you will:

✅ Walk along spectator’s route in the Roman Colosseum and imagine in detail how the gladiator games were organized,

✅ Find out a lot of interesting facts about the construction and ingenious design of the Amphitheatre, which had even an underground level with elevators and hidden hatches,

✅ Imagine how magnificent and majestic the Colosseum looked like during the heyday of the Roman Empire,

✅ Debunk Hollywood myths created about the Colosseum and the gladiators by the «star factory»,

✅ Learn the secrets and juicy details concerning the organization of the gladiatorial battles,

✅ Make a bet on one of the gladiators and win (or lose),

✅ Find a secret observation deck with a stunning view of the Colosseum!

Attention! Tickets to the Colosseum (combined tickets to the Colosseum/Roman Forum) must be purchased in advance. The recommended start time of the excursion is 45 minutes before the entrance time indicated on the ticket.

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The square in front of the Colosseum

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2 hours

walking pace

1 km

Approximate tour distance

English

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Itinerary

— You will find a secret observation deck which offers an incredible view of the Colosseum
— Inspect the Colosseum from outside
— Enter inside the world-famous Amphitheatre
— Know how Roman gladiator fights were actually held
— And much more!

Start at The square in front of the Colosseum

Author of the tour

Marina Ok

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Ancient Rome: Quest Tour at the Colosseum
Visit the largest amphitheater in the world and travel back in time to the Roman Empire to witness the Gladiator fights

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