Colosseum Restricted Areas Tour: Access to Undergrounds

Dive in ancient history with an expert, English-speaking guide who will help you relive the glorious days of one of the most important monumental complexes in history. Take the opportunity to enjoy an exclusive access one of to the most craved areas of the Colosseum with this tour, the Undergrounds Hypogeum.

The restricted areas of the Colosseum, of which the Undergrounds, have only recently opened and entrance is limited. The Undergrounds are therefore exclusive and the demand is extremely high. The Undergrounds can host up to a max of twenty-four people for a twenty-minute visit. Most visitors do not get to have the privilege of seeing it, so be sure not to miss it!

With this tour, you will have a guaranteed entrance the Undergrounds Hypogeum. After this revealing visit, this tour will take you to the regular Colosseum areas, to the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill.

per adult from

$121

AUD

Duration

3 hours

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  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    • Professional art historian guide
    • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
    • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
    • Entry/Admission - Roman Forum
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Palatine Hill, Piazza Santa Maria Nova, 53, 00186 Rome Italy

    Once outside the Colosseum, admire the triumphant Arch of Constantine, dating back to the 4th century and symbolises the moment in which the namesake emperor made Christianity the religion of the Empire. Then head to the social and political centre of Ancient Rome, the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill, the oldest part of theeternal city. Learn about politics, religion and the everyday life of a Roman citizen, while hearing the story of the she-wolf that nursed Romulus and Remus, founders of the city.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome Italy

    Meet your licensed, English-speaking guide at the Arch of Constantine, before enjoying your express, skip-the-line access to the Flavian Amphitheatre, better known as the Colosseum. This incredible monument can boast with several records: it is the biggest, best-preserved Roman amphitheatre in the world and its tiers couldhost up to 75 thousand people. It is also declared as UNESCO World Heritage, along with the entire ancient centre of Rome and officially in the list of the New Seven Wonders of the World. You will start your tour by following your guide to one of the restricted areas of the Colosseum, the Underground Hypogeum.

    Descend into the deepest heart of the Colosseum and discover a complete new world of narrow corridors, tunnels and complex mechanisms. Walking through the Undergrounds you will be able to witness the ingenuity of the Romans. The Undergrounds, a recently restored area might seem a bit dark and unwelcoming,but it actually represented the beating heart of the amphitheatre and the popular shows that took place in it. In fact, in the undergrounds slaves moved and created incredible stage effects without anybody noticing, beasts from all over the Empire were prepared for the games and hoisted on the arena and gladiators awaited their moment of glory before the battle.

    While visiting this area, your guide will reveal these and many other incredible details about the long lost days of the Colosseum.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Roman Forum, Largo della Salara Vecchia 5/6, 00186 Rome Italy

    Once outside the Colosseum, admire the triumphant Arch of Constantine, dating back to the 4th century and symbolises the moment in which the namesake emperor made Christianity the religion of the Empire. Then head to the social and political centre of Ancient Rome, the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill, the oldest part of theeternal city. Learn about politics, religion and the everyday life of a Roman citizen, while hearing the story of the she-wolf that nursed Romulus and Remus, founders of the city.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Piazza del Arco di Costantino, Roma RM, Italy
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • An ID (passport, ID, driving license...) or a photocopy of an ID is required for every participant, please make sure you have one with you on the day of the tour
    • Additional info
    • Due to increased security measures at the attractions some lines may form at the entrance
    • Due to increased security measures attractions, strict rules apply to enter the venues (no knives, no scissors, no glass bottles, etc.
    • No large backpacks or bulky luggage admitted
    • Good walking shoes are recommended (no coaches)
    • During hot days, wear a hat to protect yourself from the sun
    • On this tour, the venues or parts of them could be subject to last-minute, unpredictable closures (ongoing restoration, special events). When this occurs, we offer the customers an extended visit of the outside and/or of other attractions according to the advertised total length of the tour
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by New Age City Tours

Activity ID: V-33060P11

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