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Skip the Line: Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill Tour provided by Crown Tours

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Skip the Line: Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill Tour

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Skip the lines waiting to enter Rome's most famed ancient sites and spend more time exploring them on this guided tour to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill. Walk in the footsteps of gladiators, and emperors in the Colosseum, stroll amid the ruins of the Roman Forum, then discover layers of Roman history on Palatine Hill.
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Largo Gaetana Agnesi
Largo Gaetana Agnesi, 00184 Roma RM, ItalyOn arrival please head to the upper level exit of the Colosseum Metro Station, where you'll find our representatives wearing purple 'Crown Tours' shirts. Customers are required to arrive 15 minutes prior to the activity start time. Late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entrance.
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    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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    Palatine Hill
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
Palatine Hill
Palatine Hill, 00186 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
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  • Skip the line to enter: Spend more time exploring
  • Get insights into ancient Rome from your guide
  • Walk in the footsteps of gladiators inside the Colosseum
  • Discover the temples and monuments of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
Important Information
Departure Point
Largo Gaetana Agnesi, 00184 Roma RM, Italy
Return Details
Palatine Hill, 00186 Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
  • Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Entry/Admission - Palatine Hill
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended
  • ID required at the entrance. Guests who show up without an ID, will not be allowed inside of the Colosseum areas
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Lillarm wrote a review Jun 2020
Columbus, Ohio97 contributions64 helpful votes
The whole experience was a treat. Our guide, Micha (not sure of spelling, sorry) made the colosseum and especially the forum and the Palatine hill come alive for us. I believe we were one of the first guests since covid. There was a lot of uncertainty and last minute changes
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Juju wrote a review Jun 2020
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3 months after the lockdown and reopening we -two befriended families with 2 teen kids each- dared to visit Rome again. We had a fantastically guided tour over Forum Romanum, the Palatine hill and the Colosseum in German with a 5 ⭐️ guide - Claudia- thank you again!!! The visit
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Date of experience: June 2020
Makeiteasyplease wrote a review Mar 2020
30 contributions12 helpful votes
20 minute delay before tour started. Guide seemed pre-occupied and not entirely with us. Several further delays then 2 more people joined group, maybe 30 minutes late. Several stops in Colosseum behind pillars without much to look at. Guide changed for Palatine and definite
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Date of experience: March 2020
Sharaia G wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Wonderful experience with Crown Tours! Lumi was such a fun tour guide throughout the Colosseum, knowledgeable and witty, it was a FANTASTIC experience!!! Lumi handed us off to Bruce for the Palatine Hill and Roman Forum tour. Bruce was also FULL of information and was a
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Sm02 wrote a review Mar 2020
Edinburgh, United Kingdom20 contributions44 helpful votes
We were recommended this tour by friends and it certainly didn’t disappoint! Lumi was our guide for the colosseum and she was just fabulous. Crown tours provide you with an earphone that links to your guide’s microphone which was really useful given how busy the colosseum can be
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Excellent experience with Crown Tours
My husband and I enjoyed a great tour of Palatine Hill and the Colosseum. Our tour group was small which allowed fo
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Amazing tour
The guided tour was absolutely amazing and Mercedes and her partner who did the second part of the tour were brilli
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Colosseum and Forum Premium tour - Forum and ancient Rome tour was superb but it didnt last the 4 hours promised
The girls who greeted us were very pleasant on this lovely afternoon in Rome. They introduced us to Brian, who guid
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The perfect tour for us!
The guide Mitch, (not his actual name but similar) was amazing! The amount of knowledge he had was incredible! He w
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Great Tour!
We really had a great tour on Tuesday thanks to Mercedes! She was very informative which really added to the tour a
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Well worth it
We started off in the Forum, over Palatine hill and then into the Colosseum, our guide (M) was very knowledgeable a
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Last minute tour
My wife and I booked a last minute trip for this, the Colosseum part was alright with the majority of the tour bein
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Amazing !
Just wanted to say how amazing Mercedes and Bruce we’re in our tours this week for the colloseum and roman forum ,
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Wonderful tour
The information that Maria gave you was excellent and told in a fantastic way. Her knowledge was fantastic and the
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Amazing Forum Tour
Primary reason for booking this tour was for the Underground experience....having visited the Colosseum twice befor
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Was a great experience
We‘ve learned a lot about rome and its history. We learned which stories are mythes and what are the real stories b
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Excellent tour with Maria!
This was the first guided tour we've ever done and we will certainly be doing more in the future. We were so lucky
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History lecture
Overall, well organised (there's guide at entrance of metro to guide us to the right direction). Speakers were also
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Very interesting and detailed tour!
The first guided tour I ever went on, it was very nice and well executed! The tour in Colosseum with Lumi was so fu
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Guided tour
Excelent tour we had. Both Mircea and Bruce was amazing, knowledgeable and with a sense of humor. Big recommand.
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