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Colosseum Guided Evening Tour, Rome

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    May - Sep: Daily

  • Duration

    2 hours

  • Start time


  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to the platform directly in front of Trajan’s Column, located on Via dei Fori Imperiali next to Piazza Venezia.

    When standing right in front and facing the Victor Emmanuel II Monument (a.k.a. the “Wedding Cake), it’s directly to the left across the street. In the summer, your tour coordinator will be waiting there wearing a blue polo shirt with the City Wonders logo printed on it, and in the winter, a blue jacket of the same design.

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at the Colosseum

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy priority access to the Colosseum with exclusive access to the arena floor
  • Explore the arena floor to grasp the sheer scale of the ancient amphitheater
  • Get regaled with the myriad tales of bravery, public life and royalty shrouding the Colosseum
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Enjoy the experience with expert English-speaking guide and groups no larger than 20


Avoid the crowd and the heat with this fantastic Evening Tour of the Colosseum! The unique tour gives you an advantage over other group tours as it avoids the hectic days and takes you to the iconic amphitheatre at Evening when the tour groups and visitors have left. With groups accommodating not more than 20 people, you can rest assured that this will be an intimate experience with greater opportunity to listen in to the unheard tales of the city.

The journey begins at the Trajan’s Column, an ancient structure dating from 112 AD, located on Via dei Fori Imperiali next to Piazza Venezia. Head up Michelangelo’s staircase to reach the Campidoglio – the beautiful piazza outside the Capitoline Museums. The guide will find a little-known vantage point overlooking the Roman Forum (closed at this hour) and will talk about the history and architecture of the historic centre – pointing out temples, arches and the sanctuary of Ancient Rome’s famous Vestal Virgins. This is a sight that you surely won’t forget in a long, long time!

Inarguably, the most majestic structure of the Roman Empire, the Colosseum (originally known as the Flavian Amphitheatre) is inhabited by myriad tales of bravery, public life and royalty in ancient Rome. Despite the pillage of natural disasters, fires, pollution and wars, it is a living proof of the stunning architecture and strong masonry of the ancient world, and has served as a model for stadiums around the world. Dive back into the past as you get regaled with the history of a time when gladiatorial contests and mock sea battles were all the rage, with the venue being a source of entertainment for emperors and the public.

You will also visit the Arena floor where you will be amazed to see the magnitude of the Flavian Amphitheatre. 


  • Expert, English-speaking tour guide
  • Small groups of 20 people or fewer
  • Skip-the-Line Access to the Colosseum
  • Colosseum Entry ticket with Arena (€23.60)


  • Gratuities
  • Hotel transfers

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

It is compulsory to provide the first and last name of every passenger on every booking. Please email the first and last name of every passenger to once you have made the booking. Customers without a valid ID card or with a name not matching the ticket will be refused the entrance. It will not be possible to change the name on a ticket once it is purchased.

Because of heightened security measures, we may experience delays in getting through mandatory security checks when entering these venues. 

To avoid disruptions or possible denied entry, we strongly suggest that you avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour. The Colosseum does not have any cloakroom facilities in which to store such items.

Customer Reviews

  • Andrew Graff
    The only way to view the Colosseum

    This is a tour not to be missed. View the Colosseum at night with a professional tour guide is the only way to go!...

    United States 05/27/2016

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