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Curated Hotel Lists
Make your trip to Rome more memorable by picking a great hotel in the perfect area for you. Our lists recommend hotels by location and also categorize them by price. This way you can make a great purchasing decision that will get you excited about traveling.
Top Rome Tours
While we want to provide as much information as possible to improve your visit, the absolute best way to see the Colosseum is with a tour guide. We offer some of the best if not the best small group Colosseum tours in Rome based on our excellent reviews.
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Colosseum Underground Tour with Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
This is our most popular Colosseum tour due to the incredible access to non-public areas like the underground chambers. All admissions are included and it is lead by an English speaking licensed guided and Colosseum expert.
Special Access Colosseum Arena Floor Tour through the Gladiator’s Gate
Enter the Colosseum through the back door and walk out onto the reconstructed arena floor where the Gladiators fought. Next, you’ll explore the rest of the Colosseum and Roman Forum with a licensed English-speaking guide. All admissions are included.
Rome in a Day Tour with Colosseum and Vatican Museums
This is one of our most popular and comprehensive tours of Rome. You’ll visit the Vatican City, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Spanish Steps, and more with a licensed guide in English. All admissions and transportation is included.
Top Rome Monuments
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Spanish Steps, Rome
St. Peter’s Basilica
Top Articles on the Colosseum
Our team is full of tour guides, archeologist, and even authors that have compiled some of the best articles on the internet. We provide coverage on every aspect of the building’s existence and uses. Hopefully, they compel you to visit the Colosseum with us!
10 Greatest Roman Emperors
There were many people who claimed the emperorship of Rome but who was the greatest?
Who Fought at the Colosseum?
The high Renaissance period thrived in Rome culminating with the Baroque period. Yet, Rome also has vast collections from antiquity. Which museums are on your list?
12 Hollywood Facts & Myths Explained
We all love gladiator but Hollywood may have led us astray a bit with the storyline. It wasn’t all Hollywood’s fault–the French are also to blame! This article is here to set things straight. 12 Hollywood facts & myths explained.
Latest Rome Articles
Where To Stay in Rome in 2023: Best Apartments in Rome
Finding the best apartments in Rome is difficult, and deciding where to stay in Rome is no easy feat, especially with its 22 rioni or districts to choose from. Each neighborhood has a distinct personality, price tag, and atmosphere to consider when picking your temporary home. In this guide, we will help you decide on…
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The Best Tours of the Rome Catacombs in 2023 and Why
Looking for that unique experience on your second trip to Rome? Well, the Rome Catacombs are a perfect activity that many visitors miss and even fewer know what lies within their tunnels. Guided tours make it simple to get there and show you another side of ancient Rome. Here are the best Rome Catacombs tours…
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Is a Tour of the Borghese Gallery Worth it?
So you’ve found out about Rome’s best-kept secret, the Borghese Gallery, and now you’re wondering if a tour is worth it? You’re probably a polyglot history buff who knows everything so what is a guide going to teach you, right?!? This article is all about why the Borghese Gallery should absolutely be seen with a…
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The Most Iconic Art and Architecture You Must See in Rome
How can one see all that Rome has to offer? From Trevi Fountain and the National Rome Museum to the Pantheon and the Colosseum, Rome is an ever-giving city of magnificent works. Let’s look at 19 of Rome’s most iconic art and architecture to make the most of your Rome trip! This article isn’t meant…
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Are tours in Rome worth it?
Rome has been one of the world’s most desirable destinations for over 2,000 years and counting. Much of its allure is due to its many layers, which can be peeled back like a beautiful rose. With so much to explore, you might ask: Is it worth it to take tours in Rome or should I…
Is Climbing the Dome of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome Worth it?
Heading to Rome and want to know if all those steps to get to the top of St. Peter’s Dome are worth it? It’s a great question because you’ll undoubtedly work up a sweat even if you take the elevator to see the best view in Rome. Luckily, I’ve done it myself and can paint…
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How to Visit the Colosseum Underground + What It Is
The Colosseum is one of Rome’s most well-known monuments that millions of visitors explore each year from the Underground to the Arena Floor. However, getting tickets to the Underground isn’t easy, and it’s growing more difficult each year, which is why it’s critical to plan ahead. Read on to find out everything you need to…
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The Incredible History of Rome from Ancient Conquerors to La Dolce Vita
Think the history of Rome revolves around Roman emperors and popes? While important, they only tell part of this legendary city’s rich story. Read more here about Rome’s history written by a historian of Italy! This article isn’t meant to replace a guided visit – quite the opposite! Reading up on an attraction will make a…
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