Priority Entrance Tickets With Audioguide to Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
Enjoy priority access to the Colosseum and dive into an immersive learning experience with the help of an audio or audio-video guide that will give you insight into the structure's architecture and storied history. Your tickets will also give you access to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, which you can visit at your own convenience on the same or next day.
- With priority access, you will waste no time uncovering the bloody past of the dominating Colosseum, that once served as the epicenter for entertainment, hosting various public spectacles and games.
- Your audio or audio-video guide will help you paint a vivid picture of what the Colosseum was like in its heyday and how it came to be the crowning glory of Rome.
- Your Colosseum ticket also includes entry to the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum.
- The Palatine Hill was once the prime spot for the upper class to build their homes while the Roman Forum was the hub of all social life in Ancient times.
What to Expect
Enjoy quick access into one of Italy’s most popular attractions and collect your audio/video guides at the box office. It is advisable to reach at least an hour beforehand in order to ensure that you have enough time to collect your guides and still make it in time for your entry. As you make your way inside the Colosseum, feel the adrenaline rush as you gaze around the world’s largest arena. Hear gladiator tales and stories and learn all about the amphitheater’s gory past. The Colosseum is one of Italy’s most popular destinations, attracting over 5 million visitors every year. Believed to have been constructed as a gift from ancient emperors to the Roman people, it was a stage for gladiator fights, often including animals, the Colosseum has quite the bloody past. Step back in time, marvel at the impressive architecture and walk the floor of the greatest arena known to mankind.
Your Colosseum ticket also includes entry to the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. Once considered the most desirable neighborhood in Rome, Palatine Hill lives on as an extensive archaeological site and offers one of the best views of the city. Explore ruins of the Flavian Palace and Stadium of Domitian, as well as the legendary Hut of Romulus. Afterward, before you head to the Roman Forum and travel back in time as you walk along the same paths as the ancient Romans did. You’ll get a chance to witness popular sites including the Temple of Antoninus Pius, Temple of Castor and Pollux, Temple of Saturn and much more.
By the end of your Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill tour, you won’t just have “seen” Rome’s most famous sights; you’ll have discovered their histories, stories, and what makes them so notable.
- Priority access to the Colosseum
- Access to the Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
- Access to the 1st and 2nd Floor of the Colosseum
- Downloadable Rome City Guide
- Audio/Video Guide (Only for Colosseum)
- Booking and Handling Fee
- Guide accompanying you on the tour.
- Access to Colosseum's 4th and 5th Floor or the Underground.
Know Before You Go
You may be required to wait in a short line at the box office. It is advisable to reach at least an hour beforehand in order to ensure that you leave time to collect your guides and make it through security check.
You MUST carry valid ID with you and present it at the time of entry if requested. Should you fail to do so, venue authorities may deny you entry and such instances are not liable for reschedules or refunds.
- 2nd Jan - 15th Feb : 8:30AM - 4:30 PM
- 16th Feb - 15th Mar : 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
- 16th Mar - 30th Mar : 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
- 31st Mar - 31st Aug: 8:30AM - 7:15 PM
- 1st Sept - 30th Sept : 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
- 1st Oct - 26th Oct : 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
- 27th Oct - 31st Dec : 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Your tickets are timed so you must enter the Colosseum at the time slot selected at the time of booking. On the other hand, you can visit the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill any time during their operating hours on the same or the next day.
Note: Please note that entry to the Colosseum is free on the first Sunday of every month.
Audio/ Audio-Video guide
Audio guides run for 1 hour and 10 minutes and are available in 14 languages. Please note, you will need to collect your audio guide from the ticketing office, located at Colosseum, before proceeding to the entrance.
The Colosseum can be reached by metro line B, train line 3, or via buses 75, 81, 673, 175, and 204. If you’re coming from Rome’s Termini train station, the quickest and most efficient way to reach the Colosseum is by metro. If you prefer to get there by foot, it’s about a 30-minute walk from the train station.
For safety and security reasons, bags, suitcases and heavy luggage are not permitted on this tour since no storage facility is available. You can, however, take a baby stroller into the Colosseum with you, should it be necessary.
Strict Cancellation Policy
These tickets cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled.
How to Redeem your Tickets
You will receive an email with your Priority Entrance Tickets With Audioguide to Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill vouchers instantly. You may display your voucher on your mobile device, along with a valid photo ID at the ticket box office, Cassa 4/5, for 'People With Reservations', located in the Colosseum square, across from the ‘Individual’s Entrance Gate’. Receive your tickets, along with your audio guides, head to the ‘Individual’s Entrance Gate’, the priority entrance lane on the very left, before you proceed to the mandatory security check.
Please note that audio/ audio-video guides can be collected up to 2 hours before the ticket box office closes. The ticket box office closes one hour before the Colosseum does.
You may visit the Colosseum on the date and time of your reservation. Your ticket to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill is valid for two days, the day of your visit to the Colosseum and the next day. You may enter as you wish within operating hours during those days.