The iconic symbol of Rome- Colosseum is beautiful to see at any time, but viewing Colosseum at night will give you the magical experience. Colosseum Night tour with underground access will allow exploring the ancient structure of Rome under the moonlight.
Seeing the Colosseum and its underground at night is more mesmerizing when the city lights illuminate the majestic atmosphere of this magnificent building.
What makes the Colosseum and it’s underground very special to see in the night?
Almost 5 million tourists from all over the world visited Colosseum every year. A single attraction in Rome is surrounded by thousands of tourists at any time during the day.
Well, the Colosseum night tour is limited to just 25 people for the duration of two hours. Going at night means that you can enjoy your visit by avoiding the crowds in a big way.
The area is not accessible with the day time tickets and there is only a limited number of tickets for Colosseum night tour is available which makes it more special.
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When is the Colosseum open at night
Visiting Colosseum in Night is an awesome experience. In the recent past, the colosseum night tour was available only in summer and spring. Now the tour is available from the month of April to the New Year holidays.
In the winter months, the Colosseum tour is available only on weekends.
Also, the tour tickets are not available on the first Sunday of each month.
How much Colosseum Night Tour Cost
- The ticket price to visit Colosseum by night is 69 Euros per person.
- There are no additional charges for the booking.
- Tickets are free for children below 6 years of age.
The Colosseum underground tour started with an overview of Rome’s ancient history from the center of the city. The tour includes some well known and must-see attractions which include sightseeing of the Roman Forum, Piazza Venezia square, and the Capitoline Hill.
The tour is accompanied by a guide who will provide you the background information of the site and helps you to appreciate the attractions in a more detailed way.
When you arrive at the Colosseum, you will be taken to the arena floor where the bloody games between the gladiators and animals took place in the ancient Roman times. There is dark and you will hardly find anyone except your guide. It will give you the experience of fear and excitement at the same time. From Arena’s main wooden stage you will be taken to the underground dungeons of Colosseum where gladiators and animals waited for their turns to fight while locked in the cages. The trap door and the wooden elevator is reconstructed which was used to raise the gladiators from the underground of the Colosseum to the main arena for fighting.
History Sneak Peek
The largest amphitheater in the world, the Colosseum was made by emperor Emperor Vespasian between 70-72 AD. The Colosseum is famous for hosting gladiator’s fights, animal hunts and many other bloody games in the past. In the 1990s, the Colosseum resorted to the glory of Rome and it is now a famous tourist site not only in Europe but in the world.
Visiting the Colosseum at night offers the perfect combination of a panoramic and relaxed atmosphere.
Plan a Colosseum night tour to soak yourself in the cultural essence of this iconic Roman symbol while passing through its main arena and underground.