Group size

Max 12 / Max 25

Language

English

Duration

2 hrs

Start times

8:30 am / 4:00 pm

This tour will give you the opportunity to discover the heart of Ancient Rome with a specific focus on the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. You will be accompanied by a professional, knowledgeable guide who will entertain you with all the historical facts related to the Roman Empire.

 

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Enjoy the view of the arena like Ancient Romans

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The magnificient view of one of the first entertainment venues in history

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Immerse yourself in the history of the Ancient Rome

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Walk among ancient buildings and discover incredible details about the Ancient Romans culture

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Learn the history and ancient traditions related to Temple of Saturn 

Tour Overview

You will explore the Roman Forum by stopping at some of the most important landmarks of the area including the Senate, the House of the Vestals and Basilica of Maxentius.You will walk on the antique stones in the Roman Forum where Ancient Romans would have met and discussed events and politics. You will learn about Ancient Roman life, how they used to trade, to govern and expand.

You will also discover how Ancient Rome’s legacy influenced modern history and architecture.

The access to the Colosseum will be guaranteed by skipping the tickets line at the entrance. The visit will allow you to explore the biggest amphitheater and learn about gladiators and emperors who created the history of the Roman Empire. You will finally discover why the Colosseum is one of the Wonders of the World and you will find many unusual and important facts about the everyday life of the Roman people through this important building.

Discover the secret of the long lasting Roman Empire!

Tour Itinerary

Meeting point

In front of Rome Tourist Information Centre

Senate

The Senate House was the official seat of the Roman Senate, initiated by Julius Caesar in 44 BC. Damaged in at least one fire and rebuilt several times, the Senate now stands as it was in the early fourth-century AD. Restorations were completed by Mussolini in the 1930s.

House of the Vestals

The house of the Vestals is located behind the temple of Vesta between the Palatine Hill and the Regia at the edge of the Roman Forum, and was the residence of the Vestal Virgins.

Maxentius Basilica

The Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine was the largest building in the Roman Forman, and the last basilica built in the city.

Colosseum

The Colosseum / Coliseum is an oval amphitheatre in the heart of Rome. Bloodthirsty games such as gladiatorial contests and public spectacles were held at the Colosseum with up to 80,000 spectators.

Caesar’s Forum

You will explore part of the Forum of Caesar, a forum built by Julius Caesar close to the Roman Form in 46 BC.

COLOSSEUM REGULATIONS - 18th October 2023

- Full Names of all participants wishing to take part must be provided to City Lights Tours prior to your tour.

- Names provided must match your photo IDs, which are required to enter the Colosseum. Only Passports, National ID cards and Drivers Licences accepted.

- City Lights Tours will contact you after your booking to collect the names of the participants in your group.

Julius

Featured Highlight

Julius Caesar’s Temple:

The Temple was built on the same spot where Julius Caesar’s body was displayed and cremated after the tragic assassination in 44 BC.