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Visit the Colosseumin Rome, Italy

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This amphiteatre has almost two thousands years history. Touch the stones, that had seen the Ancient Rome.
How to visit the Colosseum in Rome
Every Rome tour begins with the Colosseum. Buy the tickets on the official web-site to avoid the queues.


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#2Colosseum in RomeColosseum

The Colosseum is number one in the to-see-list for Italy and has almost 2000-years history with the fights of the gladiators and the dramatic shows.

Location: Piazza del Colosseo
Open hours: from 8:30 am to 4:30–7:15 pm
Official website: http://www.the-colosseum.net

How much?

every half an hour a tour starts, the price is €4.5.

Tips and hints

buy a combined ticket for €12 at the box office in the Roman Forum: the price includes Roman Forum, the Colosseum and the Palatine.

Tours & excursions 3

#36Gold Card (Colosseum + Roman Forum + Palatino Hill)Gold Card (Colosseum + Roman Forum + Palatino Hill)

The Colosseum will take you to an ancient world where you will enter in Rome's heart as it looked like for 2000 years ago.

€50+/person
#25Platinum Card - Amazing night at the ColosseumPlatinum Card - Amazing night at the Colosseum

The Colosseum is magnificent at night and you will have an opportunity to appreciate all his greatness.

€80+/person
#32See (Colosseum underground + Roman Forum + Palatine Hill)See (Colosseum underground + Roman Forum + Palatine Hill)

Tour of ancient Rome, where the famous Colosseum will open its doors to tell all its secrets.

€150+/person

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