Visit the Colosseum

Visitare il Colosseo รจ un'esperienza imperdibile per chiunque si rechi a Roma. Rappresenta un vero e proprio viaggio nel tempo, un tuffo nell'epoca di gladiatori, imperatori e spettacoli grandiosi.

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To access the Colosseum it is mandatory to book your visit online.

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It's important to remember that tickets to access the Colosseum are often sold out, especially during peak seasons. Therefore, it's advisable to purchase tickets online in advance to avoid not finding tickets or being forced to buy combined tickets with other attractions at much higher prices.

Why buy tickets online

Purchasing Colosseum tickets online offers numerous benefits:

  • Save time: avoid the long lines at the entrance, which can last for hours, especially during peak season.
  • Save money: often online tickets are discounted compared to the on-site price.
  • Convenience: buying tickets in advance means having the certainty of being able to visit the Colosseum on the desired day and time.
  • Safety: in case of special events or bad weather, online purchase guarantees ticket reservation.
  • Possibility of free cancellation: depending on the purchased ticket, it's possible to cancel the reservation up to 24 hours before.

Guided tour of the Colosseum

To discover all the secrets of the Colosseum we recommend a visit with a guide.

A guide will tell you the story of the gladiator battles, will show you the ruins of the Roman Forum (the ancient political and commercial center of Rome) and will give you access to the VIP section to find out how Caesar observed the shows inside the Colosseum.

Don't miss the opportunity to do a full immersion in the heart of ancient Rome.

Guided tour of the Colosseum

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Quick access and visit with an expert guide.
The guides are available in Italian, English and Spanish.

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Useful Information

The ticket cost for the Colosseum varies depending on the type of ticket and the season. The full ticket for access to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill costs 16 euros. Reductions are available for children, students, seniors, and citizens with disabilities.
Many tickets include additional options such as guided tours or walking tours of the city of Rome. In that case, the ticket price is higher.

The Colosseum is open every day from 8:30 to 19:15 (last entry one hour before closing).

You can skip the line at the Colosseum by purchasing the ticket online several weeks in advance to secure your visit on your preferred day and time.

Inside the Colosseum, you can only bring a small bag with you. Backpacks, suitcases, and other bulky items are prohibited.

Yes, many tickets include access to other archaeological sites, such as the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill. There are also other bundles that allow you to visit other attractions in Rome with a single ticket at discounted prices.

Premium tickets to visit the Colosseum

If you want to enrich your experience in Rome and visit other attractions besides the Colosseum there are various tickets that allow you to save.
With the Roma Tourist Card you can visit the Colosseum, the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica with a single ticket at a discounted price.

You can also choose to deepen the visit of the Colosseum by discovering the underground.