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Roman Colosseum admission tickets – Prices, Highlights, Inclusions, FAQs and More

This ticket is the general admission ticket to the Colosseum, which includes additional access to the Roman Forum, Palatine Hill and the Ancient Mamertine Prison as well, all in one ticket. 

The benefits of this ticket start with a video tour of the historic Mamertine Prison under San Giuseppe dei Falegnami, where you will learn the tragic stories of all prisoners, including the Saints Paul and Peter.

After you have had a historical tour of this famous prison, it’s time to step into the famous Roman Colosseum, the fighting area of the Gladiators. 

This ticket does not come with any time limit, which means you can visit this famous amphitheater at your own pace without being rushed. 

Moving from the Colosseum, you will get to admire the view of the ancient Roman palaces at the top of Palatine Hill before going to the famous Roman Forum. 

Walk around the famous Roman Forum and see the inside of the burial site of the Roman Emperor Julius Ceasar!

Ticket Highlights

  • Explore the sacred prisons of Saints Peter and Paul and the last place of famous Emperors.
  • Dive into the history of the Roman Forum with a video tour of the basement. 
  • Admire the stunning Palatine Hill architecture and explore the Colosseum. 

Ticket Inclusions 

✔️Skip-the-line access to the Colosseum
✔️Entrance access to the Roman Forum, Mamertine Prison, and Palatine Hill
✔️English, French, Italian, Spanish, or Portuguese audio guide for Mamertine Prison and Carcer Tullianum. 
❌Skipping the security line
❌Professional Guide
❌Access to Colosseum Underground and Arena
❌Colosseum video guide

Ticket Price

The standard entry Colosseum ticket with access to the Forum, Palatine Hill, and Mamertine Prison for adults above 18 years cost €30.

European citizens between 18 and 25 can buy this ticket for a discounted price of €9.

Children between the ages of 6 and 17 also receive a discounted ticket price of €7.

Infants below six years, accompanied by an adult, can access this ticket for free!

Check out the table below for a glance at the ticket prices!

Age of VisitorsTicket Prices
Adults (18 to 99 years)€30
EU Citizen(18 to 25 years)€9
Children (6 to 17 years)€7
Infants(up to 5 years)Free!

Cancellation Policy

You cannot reschedule your booking or request a refund on this ticket.

Once you have paid the money, you cannot get it back on cancellation, no matter the reason.

You cannot change the time slot and date of your booking once you purchase the ticket.

Meeting Point 

Since this is an entry self-guided ticket, there is practically no meeting point for the experience.

The Mamertine Prison next to the Roman Forum is where the experience for this Colosseum ticket will begin. 

Show this ticket from your mobile at the Mamertine Prison ticket office. 

Before you enter, you will be given a Colosseum ticket, which will be for a time slot 1.5 hours later on the same day. 

Ensure that you reach the Colosseum 15 minutes before the allotted time so you don’t miss your time slot. 

Address: Clivo Argentario, 1, 00186 Roma RM, Italy. Get Directions. 

Important Information about this Ticket 

  • You must carry valid ID proof, as security must cross-check your information to the details on your ticket at the Colosseum’s entrance. 
  • The time slot you pick while booking your ticket is the entry time for the Mamertine Prison. 
  • The itinerary of this trip begins from Mamertine Prison, followed by the Colosseum. You will end this experience at the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. 

About the Colosseum, Mamertine Prison, Roman Forum, & Palatine Hill

Opening hours

Mamertine Prison is open from 9 am to 5 pm on all days of the week. 

The Roman Colosseum opens at 8.30 am and closes an hour before sunset, so the timings change regularly.

The Roman Forum and Palatine Hill timings change throughout the year, but 9.30 am to 4 pm is a safe time to visit. 

Getting There  

Since the meeting point for this experience is at the Mamertime Prison, the Cavour Metro Station is the closest metro station, within 5 minutes walking distance from the prison. 

If you are traveling by bus, get off at the Fori Imperiali, 3 minutes away from the Mamertime Prison tour visiting point. 

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