Step off the tourist track in the Colosseum and get a gladiators-eye-view by using their special entrance and stepping onto the normally off-limits arena floor. You cant get closer to the action than this.
The arena floor is where people actually fought and died in the Colosseum. While most visitors only ever see it from the stands, youll bypass long, general entrance lines and step directly onto it via the special Gladiators Gate. As you marvel at the great amphitheater around you, your expert guide will tell stories to transport back nearly 2,000 years, when vicious blood sports were the most popular form of entertainment in Rome.
During your tour youll also explore the rest of the Colosseum, including the first floor and Roman Forum overlook. Then youll head into the Roman Forum and the Palatine hill to learn the the wider history of Imperial Rome. Through the stories and anecdotes of your expert guide, the ruins will come to life and youll have no problem imagining the heyday of this incredible civilization.
Our fully-licensed, expert guides are the best in the business. Far from giving you rote history lessons, they pull you into the epic story of Rome and allow you to relive it with them, one step at a time.