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Tickets for Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill

The best way to see Rome's ancient monuments

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Smartphone tickets accepted
Opening hours
08:30 - 19:15
Best time to visit
Early morning


  • Exchange your digital voucher at the Colosseum Ticket Office for a timed-entrance ticket to the Colosseum, that 2,000-year-old icon of Ancient Rome
  • Explore the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill later that day or the next one; this ticket is valid for two days
  • Imagine the world of gladiators, slaves, senators, emperors and soldiers as you see the places where they carried out their daily lives


Pick up your printed ticket (with timed entrance) just 50 meters from the Colosseum. Then get into the famous gladiator battlefield via the Fast Track Entrance. Take your time exploring the Colosseum, one of Ancient Rome's most treasured archaeological sites. Then see the Roman Forum (the social and political center of one of the greatest empires the world has ever known) and the Palatine Hill (where Romulus founded the Eternal City). One ticket, three great Roman sites.

This three-in-one ticket is the best way to get into the spirit of the mighty Roman Empire. Swap your mobile voucher for a printed ticket complete with timeslot at the official Colosseum Ticket Office. Then put on your toga (if you remembered to bring it), and take the Fast Track Entrance into the Colosseum. After marveling at the ancient grounds where man and beast once fought to the death, you can visit two more iconic sites: the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill.


Emperor Vespasian began construction of this huge marble and limestone structure in 72 AD. It was his way of giving something back to the populace after the ultra-corrupt reign of Nero. Bask in the atmosphere of this amphitheater where Romans would come to be entertained by games, hunts, and fights. The Colosseum wasn't only a showcase for bloodsport. It was also a demonstration of cutting-edge Roman engineering techniques. It had a complex system of pulleys, ramps and trapdoors to raise animals, gladiators and scenery into the arena.

Roman Forum

In ancient times when Rome was Caput Mundi (Capital of the World), this very valley was the beating heart of the metropolis. Expanded by later emperors, this valley was always the social, commercial and religious hub. Highlights include the Temple of the Vestal Virgins, the Temple of Julius Caesar, and the Senate House.


According to legend, the Palatine Hill is where Romulus chose to found Rome. Since that time, the Roman republican aristocracy chose to make it their neighborhood, and later it was the site of the imperial palace. Highlights here include the House of Augustus, the Domus Flavia, and the spectacular views it offers of the Colosseum and the forum (no wonder the wealthy chose to live here!).

One ticket to see all three of these key sites; that's a lot of modern wins for a day among ancient ruins.

Colosseum. An Icon (23 Feb 2017 - 07 Jan 2018)

Instantly recognizable, the Colosseum is the largest amphitheater in the world. And now, it's undergone a renovation so it can once again host cultural events (no gladiator battles, though). This informative exhibition uses paintings, artifacts, and drawings to put this incredible ruin in a historical and cultural context.


Meeting point
Via dei Verbiti, 00186, Rome
Piazza del Colosseo, 1, 00184, Rome

What's included?

  • Ticket to the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Fast Track access to the Colosseum

Additional information

Opening Hours - Box Office:

  • 2 Jan-15 Feb: 8:30-16:30

  • 16 Feb-15 Mar: 8:30-17:00

  • 16 Mar-last Sat of Mar: 8:30-17:30

  • Last Sunday of Mar-31 Aug: 8:30-19:15

  • 1-30 Sep: 8:30-19:00

  • 1 Oct-last Sat of Oct: 8:30-18:30

  • Last Sun of Oct-31 Dec: 8:30-16:30

  • Last admission is one hour before closing

Common questions

What do these tickets include?
In general, every ticket includes a single entrance to the venue in combination with other services depending on the product you choose. Please check the section Whats included on this page to know more about what your tickets include.
Are there special discounts for different age groups/students or teachers?
Discounts for different age groups vary per product. You can find discount related information in the Important information section during checkout. When choosing your tickets, check for ticket types with discounted prices. For example, some products have a ticket type 'Child', which is specifically for children. Remember to bring a valid ID to the venue if you've purchased a discounted ticket.
What payment methods do Tiqets support?
We support popular payment methods used across the globe, notably Visa, Mastercard, Paypal, Alipay and iDeal. Some payment options are specific to the language and currency combination you use when ordering tickets.
Do I have to print these tickets?
Most venues allow you to enter by simply showing your tickets on your smartphone. Very few require printed tickets. See the section titled 'Using these tickets'.

Customer reviews

Bogdan, Romania
Apr 23, 2017
a very good choice for reservation.
Alina, Romania
Apr 21, 2017
Great experience
Apr 20, 2017
Tickets purchased from Tiqets were fantastic, priced the same as buying direct from the venue box office and we went straight past the absolutely massive line and straight into the Colosseum. Would definitely use this site next time I want attraction tickets. Faultless!
Apr 18, 2017
The printed ticket vouchers needed to be exchanged for actual tickets for which the queues were very long due to the easter weekend. But the venue was totally worth the effort.
Martin, United States
Apr 18, 2017
Very crowded, 40 min wait to get ticket at 10am, then ticket was for 2.30pm entry We spent an extra €15 each for a guided tour, definitely recommended
Una, Italy
Apr 16, 2017
Would definitely recommend!
Apr 15, 2017
Really excellent experience, and very convenient to book with Tiqets
Konstantinos, Greece
Apr 15, 2017
Great monument, a must see for all tourists visiting Rome. Booking online helps you save huge amounts of time, waiting in queues.
Irit, Israel
Apr 15, 2017
I recommend to take the video guide (not the audio guide)
Arie, Israel
Apr 12, 2017
Hello, The ticketing process has worked great, you must use the guide, otherwise it's just for you