Colosseum Special: Undergrounds, Third Tier & Arena

Price from: $367
Duration: 3.5 Hours (approx.)

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Admire the Colosseum, one of the most amazing attractions from the ancient world. 
Leave the crowd behind and enter Ancient Rome with your skip-the-line tickets.

Accompanied by your private tour guide, wander the amphitheater following the path of the ancient Romans, learning the history of this place and hearing tales about the gladiators, battles with wild beasts, and according to legend, naval battles.

Together with your guide, as part of a small selected group, descend into the depths of the Hypogeum (Colosseum's Undergrounds), where Roman gladiators, prisoners and wild animals were prepared to enter the arena and fight for their lives. Feel the adrenaline-fueled emotions of Ancient Rome’s famous games, then follow your guide to admire the extraordinary view from the Colosseum’s Third Tier. Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to enter one of Rome’s most exclusive and highly-requested tours.

Afterwards, walk a short distance to the entrance of the Roman Forum and discover the ruins of the political center of the Ancient Rome. Your tour guide will help you understand how this place looked in its heyday. Among the most important sites you will see walking down the Via Sacra are the Temple of Julius Caesar and the House of the Vestal Virgins. 

End your tour on the Capitoline Hill, the smallest but most important of the seven hills of the Ancient Rome, and enjoy a wonderful view of the city and of the Imperial Forum.

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  • Recommended tour Extensions: 
    St.Peter in Chain Pantheon San Clemente Undergrounds

  • Included: 
    Colosseum's Undergrounds, Third Level and Arena Access | Blue Badge Qualified Guide Admission Tickets Guide Hotel-Pickup with Transport Private Tour Guaranteed to skip the long lines

  • Not Included: 
    Transfer to the site via Taxi (our guide can arrange this) Private Driver (can be arranged upon request)
Approximately 3.5 hours Tickets needed Not recommended for wheelchairs
Kid-friendly tour Suggested starting time 8:15AM or 1:15PM Not recommended on first Sunday of the month

Standard itinerary

Colosseum Undergrounds
Colosseum Third Level
Roman Forum
Capitoline Hill

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Additional Information

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about your Eyes of Rome booking. 

Info about your Colosseum's Undergrounds Eyes of Rome Tour:

  • Private Tour: This is a private tour – your party only.
  • Tour Time: Approximately 3.5 hours. Adding optional sites will extend your tour time.
  • Tour Start Time: According to availability. 
  • Tickets: Admission tickets for each participant are included in the total price. We will provide your fast line tickets access to the sites, however if you do hold already a reservation please be in touch with us before finalizing your booking and we will adjust your final cost.
  • Photos: Photos and Video are allowed.
  • Children Tour for Free: Children aged 17 and under tour free with paying parents. However tickets are required for children aged between 6 and 17. Kids between 0 and 5 do not require a ticket.
  • Design Your Own Experience: Sites visited are based on the pace of our average client. If you prefer a more leisurely pace, you can opt to see fewer sites. With a private guide, your tour is catered to your interests and activity level.
  • Mobility Impaired: Our tours involve a fair amount of walking. Please contact us if you are interested in modifying any of the tours for those who have trouble walking.
  • Guide Requests: Eyes of Rome will make every effort to schedule the guide you have requested, however, sometimes it is not possible due to schedule conflicts or time off. We appreciate your understanding in this matter.
  • Personal Items: Large bags are NOT allowed in the Colosseum. 
  • Tips: Be prepared to climb uneven steps and explore an archeological site - wear good shoes. Anticipate Rome's intense heat in the summer - you may want to bring a small umbrella to block the sun as well as bottles of water.
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Eyes of Rome® bookings require full or partial payments in advance depending on the selected services. Payment can be made online through our website, by phone, by invoice or via email. We accept PayPal, Bank Transfers and all major Credit Cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express). In the event of any remaining balance at the end of your tour, payment can be made cash in Euros (EUR - €) to your guide or charged to your Credit Card in Dollars (USD - $).

You can choose between two payment options at the time of your reservation:


A down payment is only available for selected services purchased with Credit Card at least 3 days before the tour date. If you prefer to pay a deposit, then your remaining balance can be paid on the day of your tour. You can decide between a Cash payment (Euros only) or Credit Card payment (US Dollars):

(i) Cash payment. Eyes of Rome® will calculate the remaining amount in Euros as per Google Currency Converter - https://www.google.com/finance/converter. We require a 24-hours’ notice for this option. The amount can be paid directly to your guide/driver at the end of your tour.

(ii) Credit Card payment. The remaining balance will be charged on the same Credit Card provided during your booking in US Dollars on the day of your tour.


If you prefer to pay the entire amount at the time of your booking, you will be charged the amount in US Dollars right away. Tours purchased with less than 72-hours’ notice, or selected tours that require special openings can only be reserved by paying in full.


Eyes of Rome® charges no Cancellation Fee for most tours cancelled with more than 24 hours' notice.

We operate a Full Refund Policy of the amount paid during the booking for cancellations made with 24-hours’ minimum notice. However, for selected tours that require advance booking of tickets, Eyes of Rome® reserves the right to keep the amount spent on tickets and reservations purchased in advance on your behalf. Nevertheless we assure you that we will make every effort to resell tickets and reservations purchased on your behalf in order to avoid you having to pay for them- our main priority is to ensure your satisfaction.

For client No-shows or tours cancelled with less than 24-hours’ notice, we reserve the right to charge the full price of the package.

In order to provide the highest level of service with our top guides and guaranteed tour schedules, amendments or changes require 24-hours’ minimum notice. Eyes of Rome® will make every effort to accommodate your request whenever possible, with no Cancellation Fee. In the event that tickets have been already purchased in your name and can not be moved to a different date or time, please be aware that we might need to purchase new admission tickets for you and the new cost will be added to your bill. Depending on the circumstances we will make every effort to find the most economic solution for you.
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