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Colosseum: Skip The Line Package

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

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Skip The Line
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  • Skip the long lines by using the special group entrance, the fastest way into the Colosseum. Follow the instructions on your voucher to meet your multilingual host, who will ensure a smooth entrance into this wonderful piece of history, PLUS the Roman Forum and the Palatine Hill
  • Roam the ancient halls of an iconic 2,000-year-old building and savor one of the most incredible architectural feats of the ancient world
  • Imagine yourself in the positions of people from all classes. From the imperiled gladiator, to the humble slave who had to sit at the very top of the building, or the emperor with the best seat of all


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 skip the line 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.

You’ll meet a multilingual representative 25 minutes before your chosen timeslot (which is also stated on your ticket). Feel free to ask them any questions related to the tour.

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

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.

NOTE: This venue has free entrance every first Sunday of the month. This is often the busiest time to visit, but on this day no ticket is required.

How to use your tickets

Green kiosk
Metro Colosseo, line B (exit), 00184, Rome
Piazza del Colosseo, 1, 00184, Rome
  • All members of your party must be at the meeting point for your timeslot. Late arrivals can't be accommodated and missed tickets can't be refunded

  • Show your smartphone ticket to our representative at the meeting point (see picture), which is behind the green newsstand outside the Colosseo metro exit (line B/blue line)

  • Make sure to bring either a valid ID card or passport per person

  • This ticket allows you to skip the general admission lines - which can be two hours or more - but some waiting to enter the Colosseum is to be expected, due to security checks

What's included?

  • Skip the line access to the Colosseum
  • Colosseum map with fun and informative facts
  • Speedy security check through special group entrance
  • Skip-the-line access to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill (optional and depending on availability)
  • Skip the security line

Good to know

Getting There:

Metro: Line B (to Colosseo).

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

May 28, 2017
Easy to find the guide and saved time skipping the queue. Everything I expected and asked for.
Viv, United Kingdom
May 19, 2017
Well organised and most enjoyable
May 14, 2017
Would have preferred if we didn't have to stay awhile to go in. Even though we were not standing in line , had to stay awhile for the tickets to be purchased. Also would have preferred if we were able to enter Roman forum at our convenience
Adi, Israel
May 14, 2017
Renata , Brazil
May 12, 2017
Andrew , United Kingdom
May 10, 2017
Excellent great guide really friendly
May 9, 2017
Very good!
Gadzhiev , Russia
May 7, 2017
Very good
May 7, 2017
We were very pleased with the Colosseum skip the line package. It started exactly on time. I would suggest bringing all the information with you particularly the map which shows you the kiosk and metro as the place is so crowded. There was probably a group of 20 and it just gets you inside the colosseum quickly. After that you are free to roam around. After about an hour you can meet outside to go to the forum.
adam, United Kingdom
May 6, 2017
Very good service.