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Skip the line access: Colosseum Guided Tour with Exclusive Gladiators Entrance and Arena Floor

Created with Sketch. Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
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2:30 Hours

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Tour Type

Specific Tour

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Group Size

24 people

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Availability: Everyday
Meeting Time: 20 minutes before the tour start time
Meeting Place: Via Frangipane, 30, 00184 Roma, RM, Italy
Start Time: Choose your convenient time


Walk in the footsteps of Gladiators and tread on that floor they marched on as they prepared for the battles. Nowhere else on earth you will ever get to be this close to the mightiness and the brutality of this civilization that once aspired to rule the world. You will enter the World’s largest amphitheatre through the Gladiator’s entrance without losing time by standing into a queue and reaching straight onto the partially reconstructed Arena floor.

Listen to your professional guide telling you stories about how the Gladiators and exotic wild animals once battled right in the spot in front of your eyes. You can surely feel kind of chill that the gladiators must have experienced right before the fights. This Colosseum’s gladiator entrance tour is the most unique experience that you would never want to miss out on.


  • VIP Skip-the-line entrance to discover the wonders of the Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
  • You can walk in the footsteps of Gladiators when you will enter the Colosseum via 'Gladiator’s Gate’
  • You will be guided by an expert in Ancient Roman History throughout the tour inside the Colosseum, through the Roman Forum and on the Palatine Hill
  • Listen to your professional guide telling stories about the famous blood sports that once took place where you are standing
  • Get on board on a comprehensive tour of the original Arena Floor of the Colosseum, which is usually closed to the general public
  • You'll have amazing, 360-degree views of the Colosseum
  • Experience the Roman Forum: the social, political and cultural centre of one of the greatest empires in history
  • Enjoy Palatine Hill where Romulus established the Eternal City
  • Reach the top of the Palatine Hill and have an exceptional bird's-eye view of the Forum and Circus Maximum


  • Skip the line access to Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
  • Entrance to the Colosseum via the ‘Gladiator’s Gate’
  • Special access to the Colosseum Arena Floor
  • Expert, English-speaking professional guide
  • Audio headsets so you don’t miss a single detail
  • Groups of 24 people or fewer
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food/Beverage

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
The sites are not wheelchair accessible
The meeting place is near public transportation
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Wearing comfortable walking shoes during the tour is recommended.
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
Large bags, backpacks, or suitcases are not allowed. Glass bottles and containers are also not allowed. You may bring small bags, but there is no cloakroom service inside to accommodate the large items
All tourists are required to show a valid photo ID for entering the Colosseum (student's ID, Driver License, Passport or State ID all work)
All guests must need to pass through a security check before entering the Colosseum
A discount is applicable for children aged between 6-17 and student aged under 25 (A valid student ID is needed)
Children and youth must be accompanied by an adult
Due to extreme weather conditions, the Colosseum Administration may limit access to some or all of its restricted areas (Colosseum, Arena Level, and Third Tier) to ensure the safety of visitors. If any activity is canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Please arrive at the meeting point 20 minutes prior to the tour start time in order to complete the signup and to clear security checks


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Book this tour with Rome tour tickets

Marvelous construction almost unimaginable that was built so long ago. The construction of this place is exceptional and the creator definitely a genius. As soon as it came into view we were puzzled by the area of the Colosseum. I would recommend a visit and allow yourself time to explore the history. Do book this tour with Rome tour tickets because their services and support, both are great. You will be in good hands!
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Artwork all around you!

My friend and I took an Exclusive Gladiators Entrance and Arena tour before accessible to the rest of the people. Had breakfast just next to the company office. After having breakfast we started the tour of the museum. The arts are exceptional and the colosseum was unbelievable. Can't take pictures in the chapel but just seeing it was phenomenal. A must-see if you go.
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Beautiful place

This tour was a really great experience. Everything was quite lovely. We had a really knowledgeable guide who explained a lot about the Colosseum. A lot of selfies captured on this tour that we check often to cherish the moments we passed on this tour. One of my best Roman trips.
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The most fabulous classical art in the world

The place was complete of history and stunning structure. roman emperor works in the colosseum were marvelous. The early morning guided tour was the powerful and an unimaginable way to see and read about the many sculptures, artifacts, and the impressive Arena floor. I strongly appreciated all the work of art and history.
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Thank you for the fond memories

I went to Rome by myself and I took the tour from Rome tour tickets. An absolutely charming experience that I would recommend to anybody. Our guide was awesome, incredible manner, clear English with her delightful Italian intonation. She shared many fascinating realities, and amended the phony news many of us thought we knew about the historical backdrop of the locales. She was benevolent and polite and made the tour a great learning experience.
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The history of the paintings

The colosseum might be the 7 wonders however it establishes an impression over the world. The immense range of cultures visiting and the mind-boggling tranquil vibe was really entrapping. Unquestionably book an arena floor access tour that’s gonna help you to realize the history, art, and impact of the Colosseum before the hundreds of tourists turn up.
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A true spectacle!

The exact lines to get into the colosseum were large and I’m sure you would be there quite a long time hanging tight for your turn, so with this in mind, it's unquestionably worth paying for the early morning tour. You could easily skip huge crowds and the rankling sun. Two of my friends and I did this early morning tour last month and it was an amazing trip on our journey to Rome. Our guide revealed to us that to get around the entire spot would take around three days to see everything inside, which truly put the vastness of the entire spot into viewpoint!
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Wonderful site to see and enjoy

What a majestic place. We stood on the floor of the arena and it was so fascinating to hear about ancient history that makes us realize how small we are. The actual archeological place of the Colosseum was astounding. I will never forget this. This company is a real tour provider that everyone should use.
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Really good attraction

Marvelous place. It's a famous place that one must-see. We learned so much. I would recommend a guided tour so the guide will explain to you the history behind it. Our guide was excellent and covered all that a tour needs to be an excellent one!
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It’s worth paying some quality time in the Vatican

One of my friends advised me to take an early morning tour to avoid the crowds. We arranged it from We managed to see the museum and chapel with probably only a few dozens people. It offers a tremendous difference compared to day times scenario. We got into St Peters early and managed to see things without the crowds. Having a guide was useful as we got a lot of knowledge about everything.
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