The construction of this enormous building took 10 years. It was begun by Vespasian soon after his ascent to the throne and inaugurated by Titus in 80A.D.
The history of the Colosseum reveals its importance and centrality in the life of the Roman people and at the same time, its vicissitudes parallel the history of Rome.
This is not a regular Colosseum tour, this is the most exclusive Colosseum tour in Rome! Let us treat you like a VIP as we enter with skip-the-line tickets and get behind-the-scenes access to explore the Colosseum Underground and Ancient Rome.
The Palatine Hill was the center of Rome in two distinct periods that of the Roman Kings and of the Empire. The Roman Forum was the center of the civic and economic life in Republican times, maintained an important role also in the Imperial period.
Discover the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill with your professional guide and see the beauty of Ancient Rome.
Please note: This tour does not include hotel pick up and drop off service. This means that you will have to arrange your transfer on your own in order to reach the designated meeting point and start the tour. Meeting point: Italy In Love Tours
The first stop of the tour is the Colosseum Underground or “The Dungeons”. Used for keeping slaves and animals, the “Hypogeum” featured two levels and an entire network of tunnels. This is where gladiators and wild animals awaited their gruesome fate. You will explore this behind-the-scenes area together with your professional licensed guide.
The next stop is Palatine Hill. This awe-inspiring area of towering pine trees, majestic ruins, and unparalleled views where Romulus was said to have founded Rome. This is also where Rome’s Emperors lived in opulent luxury.
Once you’ve had your glorious historical experience inside the Colosseum, you will have the chance to explore the heart of Ancient Rome, the Roman Forum.
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