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Tickets for Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill: Priority Entrance

The fastest ticket into the Colosseum, including a handy digital guide

Colosseum
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Operated by: Tiqets International B.V.

Last admission: 1 hour before closing
Smartphone tickets accepted

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What's included

Priority access to the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill
Single entrance for Colosseum
Single entrance for Roman Forum & Palatine hill
A digital audio guide of the Colosseum

What's not included

Skip the security line
Guided tour
Access to the Colosseum's fourth and fifth floors
Access to the Underground
Access to the Arena
  • Roam the ruins of the Colosseum – a world-famous building and an enduring symbol of the Eternal City
  • Access the Roman Forum, the hub of the ancient city, and Palatine Hill, the neighborhood for ancient Emperors
  • Skip the long and winding lines and discover the secrets of this 2,000-year-old amphitheater

Behold the mighty Colosseum, one of history's most iconic buildings! These priority-entrance Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill tickets let you stroll right past the ticket queues. Feel like a modern-day Roman dignitary and spend over an hour exploring the Colosseum, before accessing the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.

Emperors Vespasian and Titus built the Colosseum from 72-80 C.E – or, to be accurate, thousands of their slaves did. It functioned as an amphitheater where Romans of all classes could come and be entertained by gory games. During its heydey, 80,000 people would cram into it, but today, the Colosseum has to settle for 3,000 selfie stick-wielding tourists.

Gladiators would be pitted against lions. You could watch a good old-fashioned hunt, or even an execution. Occasionally, rich families would rent the venue for private religious ceremonies, known as a munera, to show off their power.

Over the centuries the Colosseum has been picked apart by scavengers and ravaged by earthquakes and time. But today, we can still study its 80 entrances, complicated systems of slave-operated hoists, and multiple ramps and trapdoors, which allowed for beasts, men, and props to be raised into the arena.

With queues as legendary as the building itself, you'll benefit from these priority entrance tickets, which grant you pre-booked timed entrance as well as access to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill.

  • The Colosseum must be visited at the reserved time slot that you see on the voucher
  • Go to the ‘Individual Entrance Gate’ at the Colosseum on time
  • Take the line for 'Visitors with Reservations' for your booked time
  • Roman Forum and Palatine Hill have a separate entrance (in Via dei Fori Imperiali, at the height of Largo della Salara/Largo Corrado Ricci) and can be visited 24 hours prior to or following the reserved time slot of Colosseum
  • Download the audio guide app from the iOS or Android store by following the steps in the Audio Guide Access Instructions in the booking confirmation email; the app can operate offline
  • Disabled visitors and their carer get in free. Please ask directly at the venue
  • Adults: €16 + €2 + €7 for reservation fee and digital audio guide of the Colosseum
  • The app can operate offline, so download the app and your audio guide content in advance
Colosseum
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Monday 09:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 09:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 09:00 - 16:30
Thursday 09:00 - 16:30
Friday 09:00 - 16:30
Colosseum
Piazza del Colosseo, 1, 00184, Rome
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  • Rescheduling is not possible for this ticket.

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