Colosseum of Rome is the largest amphitheater in the world which has the capacity to hold 50,000 spectators at once. Anyone who visits Rome, can’t stop themselves to visit the Colosseum, it is a rare case to happen. Colosseum is the iconic symbol of Rome which depicts the ancient history of Rome and Italy. Not just the arena but also Colosseum underground are as massive and historical as the structure.
Here you can learn how to enjoy your Underground Tour of the Colosseum.
Book Colosseum Underground Tour
Before arriving in Rome, make sure to book your Colosseum Underground Tour. It will not just save you money and time but you will get benefits of entering the structure before anyone else. Please note that the availability of time-bound entrances to underground areas of the Colosseum is extremely limited. This area is only accessible with guided tour only and not with the normal tour. So as a result, every time you enter the underground of the Colosseum will be different on each tour. You can also explore the embarking beauty on a Colosseum Night Tour and can enjoy the atmosphere in the moonlight.
Gaze at the Interior of Colosseum on your Underground Tour
Learn about the games, contestants, salutes, stages and the fight between ferocious beasts and gladiators. Roam in the area from where gladiators and animals made their surprise entrance into the arena. There are tunnels leading to the secret trap-doors all the more spectacular. You’ll be amazed by the stories of gladiators fighting to the death killed by the cheers of the cheering crowd, and the audience or the Emperor’s Capitol judgment to save or condemn their defeated Gladiators. Walk on the arena floor, which is not generally open to the public and is reserved exclusively for you on this tour. Gaze from the gladiator’s point of view as they breathed their last breath.
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Accept the fullness of the Colosseum
As we explore the seating areas that were once reserved for the extreme-de-la-corm of Roman society, we can fully appreciate the grandeur of this remarkable building. From here, the archways and marbles of the structure are placed before us, with its dramatic locations revealing a monumental feat of engineering. The Colosseum (originally known as the Flavian Amphitheater) was built over ten years on one site, formerly part of Nero’s Golden House, Domus Aurea – which you can now also see on our exclusive Domus Aurea tour. From the second category of the Colosseum, you can enjoy spectacular 360-degree views of its magnificent architecture.
Visit Roman Forum to highlight the ancient Rome
Here we will repeat the daily life and politics of the ancient Roman, which began in the Senate, where the most memorable debate of the Roman Republic took place. You will enter the rooms and the stunningly beautiful gardens of the House of Vestal Virginians. On our group tour of the Roman Forum, you will find out who the Vestal Margins were, gaze at their marble paintings that are still alive today, and learn about the cruel fate that awaited them. You can explore the places of great public trials of Cicero and Caesar in the basilica of Julia and Maxentius.
In the temples of Saturn, Castor and Pollux and Antoninus and Faustina, you will meet the Roman gods and uncover the mystery of a Christian church built in the structure of a pagan temple. The innovations of the Roman engineers will amaze you through Via Sakra, still marked with wheel-ropes of vehicles that have been in existence for centuries.
Meanwhile, film-strips of antiquity were engraved in the marble of the Arch of Titus and the Arch of Septimius Severus, which tells of the great conquest of Imperial Rome. We will live again in timeless events such as the funeral of Julius Caesar near Caesar’s temple and the fall of Cicero where they took place. Finally, we will explain the political rise of Augustus, who abolished the Roman Republic and established an empire.
Explore the magnificent Monarchs Villas on Palatine Hill
Palatine Hill is still excluded from the routes of other tour companies for the most part. Still surprisingly preserved today, it is a shame to neglect this beautiful part of the ancient city, a place that for centuries had hosted the exclusive residences of the Roman aristocracy until the emperors built it in their spacious villas Did not appropriate for construction. Why was it such a desirable place? easy. From here the forums, the Colosseum, the Circus Maximus, and indeed the whole city are unmatched.
Our group tour will begin with the origins of Rome from the 8th century BCE near Rome, which later moved into Augustus’ home for obvious political reasons. We will take you to see the majestic architecture of the royal residences with its vast colonies. They include Augustus House, Flavian Palace, Severian Bath and Great Stadium. You will uncover original items studded with precious stones and sculptures at the Palatine Museum, and return the lives of the most famous and extraordinary emperors who ruled here, such as Nero and the Dominican.
Our guided tour also includes the Aviaries and the Garden of the Ferns (ORT Farsaini), which reopened in March 2018. The main Farnese Palace, itself a hidden gem, was built in one of the most magnificent corners on one of the ancient royal palaces.
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