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Colosseum and Roman Forum with skip-the-line tickets and night tour

Free cancellation
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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Explore some of Rome's most famous sites by night

Your tickets are included so you can save time at the entrance

Learn more about the history of these ancient sites from your expert guide

An unforgettable experience where you'll see the Eternal City under a special light

What to expect

The mighty Colosseum is the most beautiful and mysterious at night. This guided night tour includes the Roman Forum, seen from the bird’s eye view from the Campidoglio, as well as other sites of Ancient Rome.

The tour starts with Trajan’s Column where you’ll pass through Via dei Fori Imperiali overlooking the Roman Forum (closed at this hour), the civic historical center. Once home to a bustling marketplace, ruled by moneylenders and shopkeepers, this was Rome at its finest. As the light fades, your professional English-speaking guide will talk you through the heart and history of Rome’s historic center, pointing out the temples, arches, and the sanctuary of Ancient Rome’s famous Vestal Virgins.

As you continue your walk, your guide will point out Caesar’s and Augustus’ Forums, among other ruins. As you walk past the Forums you will come to the highlight of the tour – the Roman Colosseum. At this time of night, the Colosseum is virtually empty and your guide will lead you around, telling stories about the history and people that once tread on the same ground. You will roam the arena floor where you will gain a better understanding of the magnitude of Ancient Rome’s greatest amphitheater. Unfortunately, you won't get to visit the Underground on this tour but you'll get to see the newly discovered graffiti.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitised between use

Visitors are required to bring and wear masks

Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks

Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors

What’s included

Expert, English-speaking tour guide

Groups of max 20 people

Skip-the-line ticket to the Colosseum

Spectacular view of the Roman Forum by night

Access to Arena on 5.00pm tour

Access to Arena and Underground on 7.30pm, 8.00pm and 9.00pm tours

What’s not included



Piazza Foro Traiano 3607, 00187 Rome RM, Italy

Meeting point:

The tour will start on the platform directly in front of Trajan's Column. Trajan's Column (around 30m high with engravings) is located on Via dei Fori Imperiali next to Piazza Venezia. When standing right in front and facing the Victor Emmanuel II Monument (nicknamed the Wedding Cake), it's directly to the left across the street. Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes in advance.


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Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • Extra measures may be implemented at some venues due to heightened global security: as a result, visitors may experience delays in getting through mandatory security checks when entering these venues
  • Extra measures may also restrict the size of bags that can be brought inside; to avoid disruptions or possible denied entry, please avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour (the Colosseum does not have any cloakroom facilities in which to store such items)
  • Due to Colosseum security regulations, a passport or valid ID document is mandatory to join this tour; passengers who fail to provide a valid proof of identity will be denied entry
  • On this tour, some of the venues or parts of the venue may be subject to last-minute, unpredictable closures; when this occurs, customers will be offered an extended tour in keeping with the advertised total length of the tour
  • The tour cannot accommodate guest below 6 years old due to venue security reasons