Colosseum Underground Tour: A Complete Experience! 

This ticket allows you to explore all exclusive parts of the Roman Colosseum, including the arena, underground area, Colosseum’s exhibitions and the ground and second-floor tiers!

You will meet your professional guide at the entrance, who will give details about the shape and construction while you capture touristy photos of the monument.

After this brief introduction, you will enter the mysterious underground area and see the chambers of the gladiators and cages of wild animals for 30 minutes.

The guide will tell you valiant stories of heroes at the exclusive first and second tier of the Colosseum, from where you can see the Emperor’s reserved seating area high above the arena for 15 minutes. 

Spend the remaining 1 hour of your tour exploring the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, and enjoy seeing the Colosseum from different perspectives. 

Ticket Highlights

  • Enjoy access to the secret underground area and fighting arena of the Colosseum.
  • Explore every part of the Colosseum at your speed. 
  • Admire the Colosseum areas reserved only for small groups.

Ticket Inclusions

✔️Expert tour guide
✔️Fast pass Colosseum entry
✔️Access to the Gladiator Arena
✔️Access to the Underground secret area
✔️Access to the ground floor and second tier
✔️Access to Colosseum exhibition 
❌Snacks and drinks
❌Pick-up or drop at the hotel

Ticket Price

The Colosseum Underground Tour with skip-the-line access costs €119 for adults above 17 years.

Children between the ages of 2 and 16 can visit for a discounted rate of €109.

Infants below the age of 2 can visit for a low price of €35!

Check out the prices at a glance so it is easy to understand:

Adult ticket (18-99 years)Child ticket (6- 17 years)Infant ticket (5 years & younger)
Colosseum Underground Tours€119€109€35

Cancellation Policy

This tour is non-refundable.

If you cancel this ticket or miss the tour, you will not get the money back. 

Meeting Point

Via del Colosseo, 31, is the meeting point of the Underground Colosseum tours.

You will find your guide standing at the front of Caffe Roma, above the blue line Colosseum metro station’s second floor. 

Important Information about the Ticket 

  • Carry your passport and ID proof when arriving for this experience.
  • Avoid carrying suitcases or large bags on the tour.
  • Minors not accompanied by adults are not allowed to participate.
  • The Colosseum Underground Tours are not for wheelchair users and others with mobility disabilities.
  • Arrive 30 minutes before the time mentioned on your ticket. Visitors coming after their time slot will not be allowed in the Colosseum.
  • The tour will finish exploring the Colosseum in an hour.
  • The other tour hour will be spent in the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. 
  • The Colosseum is strict with the number of visitors entering the monument. This rule might cause some delays in the tour, especially on public holidays and weekends.

About the Colosseum

Opening Hours

The Colosseum opens at 8.30 am daily and closes an hour before sunset.

Because of the varying sunset timings, the Colosseum closing time changes every month, so check out our Colosseum Opening Hours article to know the exact time. 

Getting Here

Catching the Line A metro to the Colosseo Metro Station is the best choice, as the meeting point is on the station’s second floor. 

You can also take a bus, tram, train, and private transport options to get to the tour meeting point.

Check out our article on how to get to the Colosseum to know more! 

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