Just as the gladiators did centuries ago, you will walk through the Gladiator’s Gate and onto the Arena floor. Get your cameras ready as this is one of the best photo opportunities on your Colosseum tour!
As you enjoy this unique view of the Colosseum, your guide will describe the many gladiatorial battles that took place in the arena and show you where the emperor and senators used to sit as they watched the bloody spectacles unfold. What’s more, you can peek over the railing for an up-close view of the underground tunnels and chambers that housed both the gladiators and the wild animals used in the shows. After enjoying this special access, the guided tour continues through the first and second levels of the Colosseum.
Your local guide will then lead you through the oldest part of the Ancient Roman Empire, the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Learn about the legend of Romulus and Remus, the twins that were raised by a she-wolf whose likeness can be found all over Rome. Walk past remnants of ancient temples as you get an up close view of the few remaining triumphal arches With fantastic views of Rome, your guide will the Eternal City’s amazing history!