COLOSSEUM

We meet at the Arkeos Shop, via Quattro Novembre 143 and walk to Piazza Venezia (Venice Square). You have a beautiful view of the largest monument in Europe dedicated to Vittorio Emanuele II, first king  of Italy, housing also the tomb of the unknown soldier. 

Then, we  pass nearby some ancient remains, reaching the elegant ramp (Cordonada) designed  by Michelangelo in the 16th century. In a few minutes, we reach the top of the Capitoline  Hill, one of the seven historical hills of Rome and links the modern city with the ancient world. 

In front of us the Capitoline square  and the three buildings (Palazzo Senatorio, Palazzo dei Conservatori and Palazzo Nuovo). The Senatorial Palace is the Town Hall. The other two buildings facing each other house the “Musei Capitolini” one of the  world’s oldest public collection of sculpture. In the middle a perfect copy of the bronze equestrian statue of Emperor Marcus Aurelius. 

We reach the Capitoline terrace , from there we have an unvergettable view  of the Roman Forum looking across thousands of years of history from the Palatine Hill to the Colosseum .

Going down the slope, reaching the Imperial Forum Street where we do our breake for a coffee or “gelato”.


Within 10 minutes, we reach the Colosseum, the essence of the history of Rome. The echo of his epic stories of slaves becoming famous gladiators, fierce beasts and eves love stories, still resonates today, facinated by the world. 

End of the tour.

Duration: about 3 hours 

 

 

Price:  € 250 1 / 2 persons

            € 30 each additional person 

             Kids under 10 free   

 

 

Included in the price:

  • tour with an official guide
  • ice cream, cone or cup, at the ice cream shop.

 

 

Entrance tickets to museums and archeological sites are not included in the price

Ticket : adult €18 - reduced (under 25) €4 - reduced (under 18) €2


Meeting point:

Arkeos Shop - Via Quattro Novembre 143 - Roma

 

On request:  

  • A part of the tour can be done with private car including pick-up and drop of at your hotel.
  • Photoshooting dressed as ancient Romans with a reproduction, original size, of the famous "Bocca della Verità".

 

For information and bookings click here.