Guided tour

Rome: Colosseum Under the Moonlight

3.9 / 5

37 reviews

Rome: Colosseum Under the Moonlight

From US$ 113.23 per person

Get access to exclusive areas of the Colosseum on an evening tour with an English-speaking guide. Travel back to the days of the Roman Empire and explore the underground dungeon, arena and 1st floor.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Enjoy an Italian aperitif before entering the vast Colosseum
  • Avoid the crowds on a night tour of the most famous arena of the Roman Empire
  • Get access to the underground dungeons and tunnels
Full description
Meet outside the Colosseum metro station to take some wide angle photos of the monument before going inside. Skip the long lines to enter the theater and get an immediate sense of its vast size.   Follow in the footsteps of the gladiators and stand in the arena to get stunning views of the underground area. Head below ground to explore the subterranean chambers and hear stories about the fierce battles between the gladiators and wild animals. Marvel as the past is brought to life through stories of ferocious games. and see where the emperor sat above the arena floor as you take a tour of the circumference.
  • English-speaking guide
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Colosseum arena, 2nd tier and underground areas
  • Headsets to hear your guide clearly
  • Prosecco and snacks (an Italian aperitivo)
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are 12 years and older must present a Reinforced Green Pass that is valid in the EU and has a verifiable QR code. Reinforced Green Passes can only be obtained by uploading either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months to either the Green Pass or Covid Certificate app
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

Via del Colosseo 24, Rome

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card, copy accepted

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note that due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or in a wheelchair
  • Entrance is strictly limited and you must arrive early. Latecomers cannot be accommodated or refunded
  • Please note that large bags, backpacks and suitcases are not permitted inside the Colosseum. Only small bags are allowed. Please do not bring these items with you on the day of your tour as there are no cloakrooms
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.9 /5

based on 37 reviews

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The guide outside the colosseum was great Her knowledge was amazing and she spoke very good English She gave a good background for beginners like us in Roman history. The colosseum at night is beautiful and overwhelming. I didn’t enjoy the explanations. The English of the guide was not very clear and it wasn’t coherent. It jumped from subject to subject It is not very important but it said in the description of the tour that we will be offered aperitif and snacks. We didn’t get any It is not necessary for the tour to have but don’t write what we don’t get I’m giving five star for the first guide And three star for the second guide

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September 19, 2021

What a great company to host our Colosseum tour. The owner is extremely friendly and warm. Our guide, Lucia, was more knowledgeable than the guide books. They communicated well leading up to the day of the tour and then were quite organised before and after the tour. They also welcomed our children with a great interactive book of the Colosseum. Trust me when I tell you to book the tour ahead of time and don't just show up to buy tickets at the Colosseum. There are a ton of "guides" outside the gates trying to persuade you to hire them. With our small group we were not bothered by these persistent "solicitors." Thank you and we will recommend your company to all of our friends.

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July 25, 2021

Colosseum - Early evening tour

Want to avoid the crowds and the heat then an evening tour, while pricey is the way to go. I was expecting more not from the tour but from the Colosseum itself. This is not the tour operator's fault, they provided ample historical info for this incredible landmark and explained everything. The tour company was on time, courteous and ready to answer questions. We (wife and daughter) needed, wanted to see the inside in a calming fashion and that's what this tour provided. In the end it's the price one must pay to forego the enormous crowds, 2+hrs of waiting time and the extreme July heat. This would be my advice, if you can live with the above then don't pay. If you can afford it, pay and get the personal tour

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August 9, 2018

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