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UNCOVER THE SECRETS OF THE COLOSSEUM, A TIMELESS SYMBOL OF ROME!

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THE ROMAN COLOSSEUM

The Colosseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, stands as one of Rome’s most iconic and spectacular ancient symbols. As the largest amphitheater ever built, it’s a must-visit site on your Roman adventure. Let us guide you to the best Colosseum tours, offering unbeatable ticket deals and essential tips for the Colosseum visit.

Nestled in Rome’s vibrant heart, the Colosseum is an ideal starting point for exploring the city’s rich history. Whether you choose to wander through its grandeur on your own or join one of the many insightful guided tours, you’ll be stepping into a world brimming with ancient tales. Remember, with over 5 million visitors annually, the Colosseum is a top attraction, so planning is key.

To make your experience as smooth as possible, consider purchasing Colosseum tickets online and bypass the lengthy queues. For a more tranquil visit, aim for early morning or around noon when most tour groups take a break. With these tips, your Colosseum journey is sure to be as memorable as it is awe-inspiring!

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Colosseum Priority Ticket

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Visit the Colosseum with this skip-the-line entry ticket. Meet your host, who will guide you to the priority entrance for direct access to the Colosseum. Complete your visit by exploring the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum and climbing to Palatine Hill for a panoramic view of the Colosseum.

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Colosseum Guided Tour

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Book this guided tour and discover the symbol of Rome – the magnificent Colosseum. Be awed by its grandeur as you wander through the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, where emperors once roamed. Let a passionate guide bring ancient Rome alive, revealing the intriguing secrets of its iconic ruins!

THE COLOSSEUM

BEST PRESERVED MONUMENT OF ROMAN EMPIRE

Although it seems circular, the Colosseum is an oval-shaped Flavian Amphitheater, 50 meters high, 189 meters long, and 156 meters wide. The outer wall was damaged by several earthquakes, and as a consequence of the quake in 1349, the entire south side collapsed. Despite numerous damages caused as the result of the earthquake, fire, neglect, and stone-robbers, the Colosseum and its Arena Floor are still the iconic symbols of Rome. Therefore it is listed as one of the 7 Wonders of the World. Read more about when and how Colosseum was built or Colosseum history.

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Colosseum Priority Ticket

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Visit the Colosseum with this skip-the-line entry ticket. Meet your host, who will guide you to the priority entrance for direct access to the Colosseum. Complete your visit by exploring the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum and climbing to Palatine Hill for a panoramic view of the Colosseum.

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Explore the Eternal City to the fullest and get your money’s worth with the Roma Pass! This city card offers free entry to Rome’s top attractions, such as the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and the Vatican Museums. With the Roma Pass, you can explore the entire city with free public transportation and without worrying about booking tickets ahead of time!

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THINGS TO DO IN ROME

Rome, a city of timeless beauty and contrasts, is home to some of the world’s most iconic historical sites. Start your journey with a visit to the Colosseum, an architectural marvel and symbol of ancient Roman engineering. Remember to buy your tickets online to skip the long queues. Nearby, explore the Roman Forum, once the center of ancient Roman life, and the Palatine Hill, where Rome’s foundation story began with Romulus.

After soaking in ancient Roman history, don’t forget to visit the Vatican City. Here, the Vatican Museums await, ready to unveil a world where art and history intertwine, making your Roman adventure truly legendary!

VISITING COLOSSEUM – TIPS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE VISITING

Stepping into the historical heart of Rome for the first time can be both exhilarating and a bit overwhelming. To help you navigate your first visit to the Colosseum, we’ve compiled all the essential tips and information in one convenient visiting guide.

From pinpointing the ideal time to explore this ancient architectural marvel to understanding the operational hours of this world-famous landmark, we’ve got you covered. Our comprehensive guide provides everything you need to know about the Colosseum, ensuring your visit is as memorable as it is hassle-free.

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WALK THROUGH HISTORY & MAKE YOUR HISTORY TODAY!

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INSIDE THE COLOSSEUM’S TIMELESS WALLS

The construction of the Colosseum began under Emperor Vespasian of the Flavian dynasty around 70-72 AD, marking a defining moment in Roman architectural history. The opening of the Colosseum was celebrated with 100 days of games, showcasing its grandeur. Originally designed to host gladiatorial contests, this iconic amphitheater’s role extended far beyond such games. It was an entertainment hub where up to 50,000 spectators could witness a range of events, from public executions and dramas based on Classical mythology to reenactments of famous battles.

Over the centuries, the Colosseum has faced both glory and challenges. In the 18th century, Pope Benedict XIV consecrated the site in memory of the Christian martyrs believed to have died there, giving it a new layer of historical significance. Today, the Colosseum stands as a powerful symbol of the Roman Empire and its lasting impact on world history.

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Colosseum Arena Floor Tour

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Enter the Colosseum on the ground floor and walk onto the Arena floor through the gladiator’s gate. Experience the excitement of standing there like a real gladiator. With priority access, you can access the second tier and learn about the life of ancient Romans and gladiator fights during this thrilling tour.

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Colosseum Underground Tour

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Explore the hidden area of the Colosseum with this unique Underground Tour. Get privileged access to sections of the Colosseum that are unavailable with a standard ticket. Walk through the corridor used by gladiators to enter the underground area. Discover chambers, cages for wild animals, traps, weapon storage, and tunnels beneath the floor leading to the Arena.

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Roman Forum Ticket

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Book this Roman Forum ticket and explore the center of ancient Rome. See the Temple of Saturn, the Basilica of Maxentius, and the Arch of Titus. You'll be able to learn more about their history with a multimedia video. This ticket also includes entry to Palatine Hill and priority access to the Colosseum.

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Colosseum & Vatican Ticket

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Get the best deal online and make the most of your holiday budget with our Colosseum & Vatican Pass, valid for two months. Enjoy a hosted entry to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. Enter the Vatican, discover its highlights with skip-the-line access, and see other top attractions in Rome.

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