Colosseum and Roman Forum with skip-the-line tickets and night tour
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Colosseum and Roman Forum with skip-the-line tickets and night tour

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Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore some of Rome's most famous sites by night
  • Your tickets are included so you can save time at the entrance
  • Learn more about the history of these ancient sites from your expert guide
  • An unforgettable experience where you'll see the Eternal City under a special light
What to expect

The mighty Colosseum is the most beautiful and mysterious at night. This guided night tour includes the Roman Forum, seen from the bird’s eye view from the Campidoglio, as well as other sites of Ancient Rome.

The tour starts with Trajan’s Column where you’ll pass through Via dei Fori Imperiali overlooking the Roman Forum (closed at this hour), the civic historical center. Once home to a bustling marketplace, ruled by moneylenders and shopkeepers, this was Rome at its finest. As the light fades, your professional English-speaking guide will talk you through the heart and history of Rome’s historic center, pointing out the temples, arches, and the sanctuary of Ancient Rome’s famous Vestal Virgins.

As you continue your walk, your guide will point out Caesar’s and Augustus’ Forums, among other ruins. As you walk past the Forums you will come to the highlight of the tour – the Roman Colosseum. At this time of night, the Colosseum is virtually empty and your guide will lead you around, telling stories about the history and people that once tread on the same ground. You will roam the arena floor where you will gain a better understanding of the magnitude of Ancient Rome’s greatest amphitheater. Unfortunately, you won't get to visit the Underground on this tour but you'll get to see the newly discovered graffiti.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Expert, English-speaking tour guide
    • Groups of max 20 people
    • Skip-the-line ticket to the Colosseum
    • Spectacular view of the Roman Forum by night
    • Access to Arena on 5.00pm tour
    • Access to Arena and Underground on 7.30pm, 8.00pm and 9.00pm tours
    What's not included
    • Gratuities
    Reduced price
    • Children (6-14): reduced
    Where

    Piazza Foro Traiano 3607, 00187 Rome RM, Italy

    Meeting point:

    The tour will start on the platform directly in front of Trajan's Column. Trajan's Column (around 30m high with engravings) is located on Via dei Fori Imperiali next to Piazza Venezia. When standing right in front and facing the Victor Emmanuel II Monument (nicknamed the Wedding Cake), it's directly to the left across the street.

    What to remember
    • Extra measures may be implemented at some venues due to heightened global security: as a result, visitors may experience delays in getting through mandatory security checks when entering these venues
    • Extra measures may also restrict the size of bags that can be brought inside; to avoid disruptions or possible denied entry, please avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour (the Colosseum does not have any cloakroom facilities in which to store such items)
    • Due to Colosseum security regulations, a passport or valid ID document is mandatory to join this tour; passengers who fail to provide a valid proof of identity will be denied entry
    • On this tour, some of the venues or parts of the venue may be subject to last-minute, unpredictable closures; when this occurs, customers will be offered an extended tour in keeping with the advertised total length of the tour
    • The tour cannot accommodate guest below 6 years old due to venue security reasons
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    When
    • Running days and departure times vary, please check the calendar and select the departure time of your preference
    • Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes in advance
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    Provider
    City Wonders
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the experience begins.
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