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Date: from 2012-09-16 to 2013-08-31

Opening times

From 16 September 2012 to 31 August 2013

The admission to the third level (ring) and the underground areas is allowed only to groups of 25 people accompanied by a guide. Booking Required. Guided tours last approximately 90 minutes.

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Address

Address: Piazza del Colosseo
Zone: Rione Monti (Colosseo-S.Giovanni-S.Maria Maggiore) (Roma centro)
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Information

Guided tour to the third level and the underground tunnel: € 8,00;
Guided tour to the third level or to the undergroung tunnel: € 6,00;
Only the underground area is accessible to the disabled.

PLEASE NOTE: The guided tour to the III Level and/or to the underground tunnel is not included in the Roma Pass.

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Colosseum + Roman Forum + Palatine Hill Combined Ticket (valid for 2 days):
Adults: € 12,00
Concessions: € 7,50 (European citizens between 18 and 24 years of age, teachers, etc.)
Free Admission: European citizens under 18 and over 65 years of age
Roma Archeologia Card: Adults: € 23,00 Concessions: € 13,00 - valid for 7 days, it allows entance to Palazzo Massimo, Palazzo Altemps, Cripta Balbi, Terme di  Diocleziano, Colosseo, Foro Romano e Palatino, Terme di Caracalla, Villa dei Quintili, Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella;

Booking Fee: € 1,50 for individual visitors recommended for skipping the queue to the monument; booking is required for organized groups of 14 vistors or more, up to a maximum of 50 people. The booking includes the compulsory rent of radioguides, unless the group is already provided with their own equipment; Group booking fee: € 21,00 up to 14 visitors (from the XV visitors on an extra fee of € 1.50 per person ir required, paybale at the box office). Schools are required to book in advance (€ 10,00 for school group, which may not exceed 50 students).

How to participate: Booking required

Contacts

Telephone: Info e prenotazioni singoli e gruppi +39 06 39967700
Telephone: Prenotazione scuole 848 082408 (da cellulari e dall'estero 06 39967200)
Web site: www.coopculture.it

Description

Three new extraordinary openings at the Colosseum:
- III Level, or the third and highest of four tiers of seating, reserved for poor citizens, freed slaves and foreigners in ancient Rome;
- Porta Libitinaria, or the Gate of Death;
- Hypogea, or the gladiatiors tunnel

The Hypogeum of the Colosseum reopened to the public after the winter, with guided tours (limited availability) and upon reservation, to descend into the belly of one the most popular and most visited ancient monument in the world.
The stories about the gladiatorial games, munera et venationes, will become more vivid in the imagination of visitors because they will hear them in the place where the final preparations before the games were really held.
These spaces are preserved as they were in at the end of the fifth century AD, when they were covered.
The tour continues within the monument before climbing to the third level, an extraordinary point of view of the entire auditorium and the valley of the Colosseum. Before reaching the terrace, you will pass through the only preserved tunnel, connecting the second with the third level, which preserves some of the original plasterworks and skylights.

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Last checked: 2013-02-13 11:02