Colosseum & Ancient Rome Tour

by / Sunday, 14 April 2017 / Published in Rome

In the heart of the Eternal City lie the glorious remains of Ancient Rome, birthplace of modern civilization and capital of the Roman Empire.

Listen to the astonishing accounts of fearless leaders, epic heroines, and infamous tyrants while walking through their palaces and gardens! Discover how Julius Caesar and many almighty Emperors rose to power, conquered the world and thrived in the heart of the Roman Forum.

Inside the monumental Colosseum, you will discover the grandeur, the glory, and bloody past of the amphitheatre through tales of gladiators, mock sea-battles and executions.

The Colosseum is after the Vatican Museums the second most visited site in Rome with around two million visitors every year.

This grand amphitheater, whose imposing ruins are still today breathtaking, was built by the Flavia Family of Emperors: it was started by Vespasian in 72 AD and completed by his sons Titus and Domitian in 80.

The Colosseum had a capacity of around 60.000 spectators, 80 entrances and a big awning covering the seating sections. There were also 50 fountains inside, providing free drinkable water to the spectators.

Experience Ancient Rome as never before with a three hour comprehensive tour of its most fascinating sites. Visit the Forum, the Palatine Hill, theEmperors’ Palace, the Capitol, the Temple of Gemini, the House of the Vestal Virgins, the Senate and much more. Rome tours & Travel brings you the ultimate tour of the Roman Empire with VIP Skip the Line entrance and passionate expert guides.

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