Fast access entrance to the Colosseum with Arena Floor, enter the iconic monument of Rome through the Gladiator’s Gate and enjoy a wonderful inside the iconic monument with our passionate guide!
Our tour last 1,5 to 2 hours inside the Colosseum where you will enjoy a fantastic explanation on ancient Rome and roman games. Our storytelling guides will teach you many stories that made the roman history one of the unique in the world. In the times of the roman Empire, the Gladiators were professional fighters and many of them real celebrities who were winning not only money but special concessions and they were able to get their freedom back. Ancient Roman women and empresses had many love affair with the famous Gladiators and it will be definitely fun to discover some of the anecdotes through our enthusiastic guide. You will tour in small group of about 18 participants but the maximum can be 24 visitors.
The Colosseum also known as “Flavian Amphitheater” was built with the purpose of housing the Gladiators games to entertain the Emperors and the public who were spending the whole day inside the Colosseum. Games were divided in “Venationes” where the Bestiarii, Gladiators, were fighting to death against beasts imported from the empire. In the afternoon there were the “Munera” games where gladiators were fighting against other gladiators. The Colosseum had also the dungeons area that today from the arena floor are perfectly visible. the dungeons were tunnels to store the animals during the show; animals were kept in those huge cages that were lifted up to the arena stage, through trap doors.
Today you will enter the Colosseum through the Gladiator’s Gate also known as the Gate of the Deaths or the “Libitina” Gate; from here the slaves were carry out of the Colosseum the death bodies of the gladiators. The slaves were often wearing a mask recalling Charon the ferryman of Hades. Have your camera ready and discover with our expert English speaking guide the Colosseum the iconic symbol of Rome and of the Roman Empire! History can be truly touch and there will be a lot of learning having fun!
Included: Fast track tickets and passionate guide for the Colosseum and the Arena Floor tour. Small group tour up to 24 people.