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Colosseum Underground Tour, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
Activities in Rome

Colosseum Underground Tour, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

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Amazing guide Lisa from Ireland who has a degree in Italian and an amazing level of knowledge on the Colosseum and Forum !! Enjoyed every minute with her. Thank you
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  • The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English. English
  • 3 hours 30 minutes

See the world-famous Colosseum from a different perspective, on this underground tour, taking in parts of the structure not normally open to the public!

Colosseum Underground Tour

The tour meets at Largo Gaetana Agnesi, and we'll head straight to the Colosseum - the symbol of Rome and site of innumerable bloody fights, executions and victories, with stories to match. Today is a little different, however, as this tour leads you in the footsteps of those gladiators past: through the tunnels where they prepared for their battles, the areas where lions and tigers were kept before being winched into the arena, and a visit to the rest of the Colosseum means you'll get a complete picture of this iconic landmark.

Then we'll leave the Colosseum behind, traversing the "Via Sagrada" or "Sacred Way", the route Imperial celebrations and triumphal processions would take - running from the temple where Julius Caesar himself was cremated. We'll get a deeper insight into the culture and history of Rome visiting the Roman Forum itself with its most important governmental buildings in ancient Rome, and its centre of justice and politics.

In a poetic twist, the tour finishes back where it all began, on the Palatine Hill - the most central of Rome's seven hills, and the place where legend has it Romulus and Remus were found by the she-wolf, and where Romulus triumphed over his brother in the fight to build his own city.

Book now to reserve your place!

Due to the popularity of this tour, we advise that you reserve well ahead of time, to ensure availability. Availability for nearby dates tends to be very limited.

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Adults Children from 2 to 14 Children under 2
English Language Tour
US$ 93
US$ 87.10

English Language Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 93
  • Children from 2 to 14

    US$ 87.10
  • Children under 2


* The price increases on the 8 November

More Information


3 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.


Exclusive, skip the line entry to the Colosseum and the Colosseum underground.

Skip the line entry to the Roman Forum.

Skip the line entry to the Palatine hill

Expert English speaking guide.

Headsets for groups of seven or more.

Small groups of 12 people or less (from the 9th of November group size changes to 24 people).

Not included


Hotel pick up/drop off.

Food and drinks.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Bookings are permitted up until 11 hours before the activity as long as there are still places.

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 93
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 7 days before

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 7 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Largo Gaetana Agnesi