Night Colosseum Tour with Gladiators Arena and Underground

Night Colosseum Tour with Gladiators Arena and Underground
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$87.06
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Visit the Colosseum Underground and Arena at Night, after the daily crowds have gone! During this tour you will walk on Via dei Fori Imperiali between the Imperial Forum and the Roman Forum,  lit up in the dark. It is an amazing experience that will leave you breathless and you haven't reached the Colosseum yet! Once at the Colosseum you will have the privilege to walk on the arena stage, where the gladiators would fight for their life, and then descend into the Undergrounds like no one else can — your will have the entire Colosseum for your own!

Join this 2.5 hours guided tour of the Colosseum at night and make your visit to Rome one to be remembered. You will meet your guide in the iconic Piazza Venezia, near the Vittoriano and the Trajan column, and start here your guided  passeggiata — Italian for "stroll" — through the Imperial forum and Roman Forum, for an amazing night experience Rome's old city.

You will walk along a very special street, Via dei Fori Imperiali, lined on both sides by breath-taking ruins of Ancient Rome, magically lit up for the night. Immersed in this open-air museum, your guide will be happy to share with you all they know about the history and purpose of these columns, arches and temples. On your left-hand side you have the majestic ruins of the Forum of Augustus and the Trajan's Market, while on the other you will see the ruins of the Roman Forum, all wonderfully illuminated by the recently installed lighting system. You will get a great context of imperial Rome and the rituals that were held in its daily life, so that you will be prepared to absorb even more amazing fact once inside the Colosseum.

When you finally reach the majestic Colosseum you will be welcomed by its guards, who will open the gates to let just your group get inside! As well as being particularly evocative, visiting the Colosseum at night makes sure you find a cooler temperature and you avoid the cordws of the day. With our professional English-speaking guide you will descend in the underground of the Colosseum, an area Latin-speakers called " Hypogeum". This is where Gladiators and wild animals once awaited their fate before the battles! Next, our guide will lead you under a big archway known as the "Porta Libitina", but also called the " Gate of Death" - only the dead passed through here, after fighting for their lives on the Arena Floor.

This passegeway will indeed let you reach the reconstructed Arena Floor, where you will stand under the glow of moonlight, eager for pictures and more stories from your guide. They will bring the spectacular games back to life with tales, stories and facts from 2,000 years ago. When you walk our of the Colosseum after this 2.5 hours Tour you will be a real expert of Ancient Rome!

There are many different ways to get the most out of your visit of the Colosseum - but if you want to tour Rome's landmark in comfort and style, reserve a spot in this Colosseum at Night Small Group Walking Tour.

Visit the Colosseum Underground and Arena at Night, after the daily crowds have gone! During this tour you will walk on Via dei Fori Imperiali between the Imperial Forum and the Roman Forum,  lit up in the dark. It is an amazing experience that will leave you breathless and you haven't reached the Colosseum yet! Once at the Colosseum you will have the privilege to walk on the arena stage, where the gladiators would fight for their life, and then descend into the Undergrounds like no one else can — your will have the entire Colosseum for your own!