Colosseum Tickets, Rome

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Colosseum Tickets highlights

  • Reserve your spot by booking last-minute entrance tickets for this otherwise sold-out attraction. Get priority access and visit the most ancient landmarks in Rome - Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill.

  • Explore the biggest amphitheater ever constructed, the Colosseum from a gladiator's point of view and get insights into its rich warfare.

  • Walk through the ancient sites of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill and learn about their history, culture, and traditions.

  • Trek up to Palatine Hill, the birthplace of Rome, and take in the panoramic views of the eternal city, Rome.

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Timings: 08:30 AM to 07:15 PM


Piazza del Colosseo, 1, 00184 Roma RM, Italy

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  • If cancellation is made 1 days or more before the date of travel, total booking cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellation is made within 1 days before the date of travel, total booking cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • In the event of unforeseen weather conditions, union issues, government restrictions, or any other circumstances beyond human control, certain trips or activities may be cancelled. In such cases, alternate feasible options will be provided. However, a cash refund will not be available.
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About Colosseum, Rome:

The ancient amphitheater was built around 70-80 AD and it is truly a marvel of Roman engineering. The arena hosted thrilling gladiator contests and grand spectacles that entertained up 80, 000 spectators. Marvel at its architectural grandeur, an enduring symbol of Rome's power and legacy. Don't miss this iconic landmark on your Rome trip!

About the Colosseum Tickets:

  • Visit the arena floor of the Colosseum, where gladiators once contested for their lives. 
  • Take in panoramic views of the city from the top level of the Colosseum.
  • Walk through the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum, once the heart of political, social, and commercial life in Rome.
  • Admire the intricate system of pulleys, ramps, and trapdoors that were used to bring performers and scenery into the arena.
  • Wander through the ruins of the Senate House, where important decisions were made during the Roman Republic.
  • Hear the fascinating stories behind the Temple of Saturn and the House of the Vestal Virgins through your digital audio guide.
  • Stroll through the remains of ancient palaces, including the House of Augustus and the Domus Flavia.

How to Reach:

  • By Car: The activity location is 2.8 km from the city center, it will take 10 minutes via the del Quirinale route.
  • By Metro: From the city centre, take a metro to Colosseo, which is 240 meters away from the attraction. You can reach the activity location from the station with a 4-minute walk.

Colosseum Tickets faqs

Why is the Colosseum so famous?

Colosseum is renowned for its gladiators’ fights. It has a beautiful arena and a race track. Along with this Colosseum is a well-known architectural wonder where animals, famous fighters, and criminals fought to the death. The place is also popular for chariot racers. Now people visit the Colosseum to explore its architecture and popular history. Grab Colosseum tickets to explore the beautiful place.

What are the main attractions of the Colosseum?

  • Hypogeum: While visiting the Colosseum, try not to miss the Hypogeum. Soon after exploring Hypogeum, you will be immersed in the stories of beasts, chariots, and gladiators. It is connected to a network of tunnels, holding rooms, and cages. Gladiators, animals, prisoners, and slaves were kept here for the performances in Colosseum. 
  • Arena: Embrace the gladiator in yourself as you cross the once blood-soaked floor of the Colosseum. You should explore the place from a gladiator’s point of view. While crossing this area, you can surely hear the echoes of the screaming viewers encouraging the gladiators to fight more strongly. 
  • Third Floor: It is the final stop of the Colosseum and offers the most scenic beauty of the Colosseum, which should not be missed. You can reach there by stairs, but it will be a little harder to climb due to mobility issues. You can also check out Rome landmarks. The third floor is high, offering a mesmerizing view of the Colosseum.  
  • Underground: It has a dark underground tunnel below the area of the arena. This intricate passageway is made as a backstage where gladiators and wild animals use to engage before the beginning of the fight. Exotic animals were also captured by the soldiers of Rome, which they conquered from the faraway lands and brought to the Colosseum for the fight.

What are some of the fun facts about the Colosseum?

  • The main reason for building the Colosseum is for the gladiator fights. Two gladiators fight with each other, and people come to enjoy these fights. It is a major sporting event in ancient Rome.
  • Colosseum is the world’s largest amphitheatre with a place for more than 50,000 spectators who can enter via 80 entrances. 
  • It has an underground section known as ‘hypogeum’ where wild animals and gladiators reside before the fight.
  • The Colosseum is among the seven wonders of the world, where thousands of people voted for it to be on the list. 
  • This ancient engineering miracle is almost 2000-year-old which started building in 72 AD and finished in 80 AD. This amazing historical building took only 80 years to build.

What is the best time to visit the Colosseum?

To avoid the crowd, the best time to visit Colosseum is during low seasons, i.e., from November to February. Try to skip weekends and major holidays as they are generally overcrowded. 

The best time of the day to explore the Colosseum is at 8.30 AM. If this is too early for you, you should check out the place two to three hours before closing time.

How long does it take to complete a Colosseum tour?

If you are visiting the Colosseum without an audio tour or guide, you can explore the place in one hour. But if you are availing a guided tour, you will need to form 1.5 to 3 hours based on the type of guided tour you choose. With Colosseum tickets, you need not spend time at the entry counter and you can straight away head for touring the place.

How old is the Colosseum?

The Colosseum is nearly 2000 years old. It was built under the guidance of Flavian Emperors in 1 century AD. The construction of the Colosseum was initiated in 72 AD under Emperor Vespasian and was finished under Emperor Titus. The Colosseum was inaugurated in 80AD as a stadium. You can visit the place by availing Colosseum tickets.

Who built the Colosseum?

The Colosseum was constructed on the order of Emperor Titus and Emperor Vespasian. It was physically built by more than 6000 workers who lifted heavy material required for the construction. Huge cranes and machines equipped with counterweights were used to construct the Colosseum. This amazing monument is made of concrete, bricks, tufo (a local stone), and travertine (a type of marble).