Scenic Colosseum skip-the-line Tour: exclusive access 4th & 5th levels

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75 Minutes
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Guide: English,Spanish
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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

Enjoy the full Colosseum experience. Enjoy exclusive access to the fourth and fifth tiers with a professional tour guide. Be delighted by the most spectacular views over the gladiators’ arena from the highest and least crowded area.


Welcome to the most famous amphitheater in the world. This tour will reveal the Colosseum in the most impressive way by giving you the chance to get delighted by the most spectacular views over the gladiators arena and the surrounding area from the highest and least crowded place, the exclusive 4-th and 5-th tiers. Optionally, you can extend your journey back to ancient Rome by adding another 1 hour tour of the beautiful Roman Forums and Palatine Hill. Get ready for an unforgettable experience.

This tour will reveal the Colosseum in a most impressive way by giving you the chance to access it’s highest levels, the exclusive fourth and fifth tiers. Also, it grants access to the beautiful Roman Forums and Palatine Hill.

Meet your guide outside the Colosseum and walk in together through the dedicated privileged entrance. Here, you will learn about the history of the amphitheater and the myths about it. You will hear about the innovative techniques used by the ancient Roman engineers to build this giant and how it survived through the centuries. You will discover the political and social reasons that led to its construction as well as the games that took place in it. You will hear about emperors and gladiators.

But most excitingly, you will do so from the highest levels of the building, These areas are not accessible to regular ticket holders. Opened to visitors for the first time in 2017, they are accessible only with a guided tour. If you choose this tour, in the process of booking it, you will be given the possibility to extend your experience by adding a tour of the nearby archeological area of the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill. This optional tour will last about 45-60 minutes after which you can stay within the area and explore it further for as long as you wish.

Know before you book
• This is the most requested tour of the Colosseum and gets fully booked quite easily. You are advised to book early
• This tour is not wheelchair or stroller accessible
• A moderate amount of walking is involved; wear comfortable walking shoes
• You will need to pass through strict and mandatory security checks to enter the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Expect to wait 5 to 30 minutes to clear the security checks
• Drones and knives of any kind are strictly forbidden at the monuments
• Trolleys, large backpacks, glass/metal containers and sprays of any kind are not allowed inside.
• Animals are not permitted
• It is mandatory to carry a personal identification document when inside the Colosseum. Random checks are carried by security at the entrance, customers without an ID-card/passport will not be allowed to enter
• This tour is subject to cancellation due to inclement whether conditions. In that case the customers will be given the possibility of either reschedule or a full refund.
Know before you go

Know before you go

You must be at the meeting point 30 minutes before the tour starts to complete the sign-up process and clear the security checks.

Remember to bring valid documentation or a digital photo of proof of ID. Customers without an ID-card / passport may not be allowed to enter at the security checks.

Meeting point

Meet at the green kiosk on the right of the ground level exit of metro station “Colosseo”. Look for a member of staff carrying a yellow TOURIKS label. Please arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled start time. Note that there is also an upper floor exit of the Colosseo metro station; please find us downstairs.

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