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Tickets for Colosseum: Fast Track

The fastest way into this iconic Roman monument created 2,000 years ago

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Overview
Opening hours
Today
08:30 - 19:15
Tomorrow
08:30 - 19:15
Saturday
08:30 - 19:15
Sunday
08:30 - 19:15
Monday
08:30 - 19:15
Tuesday
08:30 - 19:15
Wednesday
08:30 - 19:15
Highlights
  • Roam the ruins of the ancient Colosseum, one of the most famous buildings in the world and an enduring symbol of the Eternal City
  • Tickets include access to the Roman Forum - the hub of the ancient city - and the Palatine Hill - the city's most sought-after real estate in the time of the emperors
  • Skip the long and winding lines and discover the secrets of this 2,000-year-old amphitheater
Description

Behold the mighty Colosseum! A building that looms large not just in Rome but in the minds of people everywhere. It’s truly one of history’s most iconic buildings. Of course, with such prestige come hordes of tourists, but this fast-track ticket lets you bypass the plebs, like a modern day Roman dignitary! Plus - with this ticket - you have the option to visit the Colosseum for an hour and then get into the Roman Forum.

Let's begin at the beginning. Emperors Vespasian and Titus built it from 72-80 C.E. Of course, they didn’t physically build it themselves, they just ordered thousands of slaves to do so. The Colosseum functioned primarily as an amphitheater where Romans of all classes could come and be entertained by games of a rather bloody nature.

Gladiators would be pitted against lions, or you could watch a good old-fashioned hunt or even an execution. It occasionally hosted events of a more elevated nature, such as a munera, when a private family would rent it so that they could hold a private religious ceremony and show off their power and influence.

Over the centuries the Colosseum has been picked apart by scavengers and ravaged by earthquakes and time, but with 80 entrances, a complicated system of slave-operated hoists under the floor, ramps and trapdoors allowing for beasts, men, and scenery to be raised into the arena, it's still mighty impressive.

Up to 80,000 people would cram into it in its heyday, but now the local authorities limit it to a still-considerable 3,000. The lines are legendary, so this ticket offers you the perfect way to eliminate all the hassle associated with seeing such an icon of world history. Just make sure to follow the instructions on your voucher carefully and your entrance will be as smooth as possible.

Step inside these ancient wonders and feel like an emperor as you survey this monumental hunk of history.

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What's included
  • Fast-track access to the Colosseum
  • Access to the Colosseum's 1st and 2nd floors
  • Access to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • A downloadable map of the Colosseum
  • Free tourist assistance at the Touristation meeting point (Via di San Giovanni in Laterano 14)
  • Skip the security line
  • Guided tour
  • Access to the Colosseum's 4th and 5th floors
  • Access to the Underground
  • Access to the Arena
  • Audio guide
Instructions
  • Go to the 'Individual Entrance Gate' at the Colosseum 30 minutes before your booked timeslot
  • Take the line for 'Visitors with Reservations' at the time booked
  • Scan your smartphone ticket at the turnstile and enjoy your visit
Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Colosseum
Piazza del Colosseo, 00184, Rome
Key info
Audio guide
Available for €5.50 onsite in English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Mandarin, Arabic, Latin, Portuguese, Italian Sign Language, American Sign Language
Additional info

Getting There

  • Metro: Line B to Colosseo
  • Bus: Lines 75, 81, 673, 175, or 204
  • Tram: Line 3

Note

  • Disabled visitors and their carer get in free. Please ask directly at the venue
Reviews
Apr 19, 2018
It was great that I could buy my ticket online and we entered quickly without staying in a long queue.
Apr 18, 2018
It was good choise to buy tickets via Tiqets, wery easy and fast. If you plan visit the colosseum,- mandatory book the tickets on-line because lines have kilometers and you will stuck there for the hours without reservation. Next Time I will take guide too (audioguide will be good idea but I doesent seen Polish audioguide :-( )
Apr 16, 2018
Our experience with Tiqets was great. No problems at all.
Apr 16, 2018
excellent
Apr 16, 2018
No problems, just so easy
Apr 15, 2018
Good
Apr 15, 2018
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Apr 14, 2018
It was amazing! All people was waiting in a long queue and we passed in front of them like V.I.P.
Apr 13, 2018
Told to queue for tickets even though I already had them, if you have fast track tickets all downloaded go straight to coleseum and do not queue in line for tickets.
Apr 13, 2018
Painless experience, tickets emailed one minute after purchase and I was in the colosseum five minutes after arriving.

Common questions

What do these tickets include?
This ticket includes a single entrance to the venue, in combination with other services. You can find this information under the section 'What's included' on this page.
Are there special discounts for different age groups/students or teachers?
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