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“Incredible and Historic”
Review of Colosseum

Colosseum
Ranked #3 of 2 034 things to do in Rome
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Perhaps the best-preserved of the monuments of ancient Rome, this huge marble structure was built to hold more than 50,000 spectators to witness bloody contests of might and the slaughter of wild beasts.
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

So... We opted to join a guided tour in the evening to avoid queues and crowds. It allowed us to see the area under the arena floor as well as I have English speaking tour that gave us all the details. This place is incredible.

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

A lot of history of Rome and the rise and fall- and how they entertained to make the common folk forget the issues. Gladiators as famous as today’s football players (soccer or gridiron )
Skip the line by buying the combo ticket at the Forum first or buy a 3 day Roma pass and not only get two sites free, others discounted, and all public transportation for the three days. About 35 Euro. We went right to security, through the turnstile and in - in just a couple of minutes. Hot this time of year to wait in long lines.

Be ready for lots of vendors - some aggressive.

Thank chumsockeyesalmon
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Our favorite evening activity in Rome as a family was to walk around the Colosseum at night when it was all lit up. It’s so majestic with its curves & large stone structure. Touring around in a taxi visiting the surrounding area is also a must because there are many ancient ruins lit up at night

Thank Margarita23644
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

If you are wanting to head to the colosseum, you should definitely go with a tour guide because you will found out lots of facts you may not know and you can skip the lines and go for a night tour if you can around 9 because it's not too busy, great place for photos recommend with a guide.

Thank Crystally6
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Unbelievable to see in person. Wish we had taken the private tour to the areas we could not access. Still was astonished at the architecture. Had the fast pass ROMA card and we got in right away. Go early in the morning before it gets too hot and miss some of the crowds.

Thank Phillip S
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