With our Private Tour Colosseum and Underground Rome you will visit the Colosseum and the Church of St. Clemente’s: a once in a lifetime experience through the original undergrounds of Ancient Rome.
Join our private guide on our Private Tour Colosseum and Underground Rome: walk down the different layers of history hidden under St. Clemente’s Church. dating back to thousands of centuries.
When you walk down St. Clemente’s undergrounds it will be like a journey through time: you will even walk in a roman house from the end of the first century!
First an elegant house from Ancient times, this building was later turned into a workshop for coin minting. In the 2nd century one portion of the house became a Pagan school worshiping the God Mithra, while it only became a Christian Basilica in the IV century.
Your guide will lead you through the underground levels of St. Clemente’s, going about 45 feet below, where ruins of the Ancient Roman House are still visible. Your adventure will continue to the upper level about 15 feet below the ground level to discover an Early Christian basilica from the 4th century A.D. with beautiful frescoes from the IX to the XI centuries.
Your last stop will be in the higher level, St. Clemente’s Church, where you will admire beautiful gold mosaics. From San Clemente you will proceed to the Colosseum: you will enter here with skip the line tickets. You will see the archaeological area of the Roman Forum from a panoramic spots, with its impressive temples and arches still standing after many centuries.
This Private Tour Colosseum and Underground Rome lasts 3 hours and includes a dedicated enthusiastic English-speaking guide and skip the line tickets to the Colosseum.
- San Clemente’s Basilica and its Undergrounds
- A current valid passport or ID document is required on the day of the tour for the entrance at the Colosseum