The Colosseum Show: Blood and Arena

An unprecedented immersive show that brings to life the splendor of the long series of inaugural events wanted by Emperor Titus between June and September of 80 AD and lasted 100 days.

Overview

The Archaeological Park of the Colosseum presents Blood and Arena, an unprecedented immersive show that brings to life the splendor of the long series of inaugural events wanted by Emperor Titus between June and September of 80 AD. and lasted 100 days. The performance takes place directly on the arena floor of the amphitheater, in the same place where the gladiators faced each other.

The Colosseum Show: Blood and Arena

Multimedia images, virtual reconstructions and the use of holograms projected on a giant canvas offer a unique, adrenaline-filled experience. Images, lights, sounds, and music translate what really happened in those days. The tales of the poet Martial - an eyewitness of those first Colosseum games - bring the anticipation and the excitement of the audience of the time to life. Thanks to Martial’s epigrams in the “Liber de spectaculis” (“Book of Games”), you’ll experience the various types of entertainment offered almost 2,000 years ago - included the fantastic aquatic choreography of sea battles.

Hours

Screenings take place from May 10 through October 27,

on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays,

at 9:30 pm, 10:30 pm, and 11:30 pm,

in English and Italian

 

Acces: through the “Varco Stern” access.

 

Please Note: The show is NOT recommended for children under 6 years of age.

 

Cancellation Policy

Once the visit is confirmed, you can not cancel or modify.

Before You Book

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IMPORTANT NOTE: The time you select on the order form is your preferred time. The closest available time, which can be anytime during opening hours on the selected date, will be automatically confirmed if your preferred time is no longer available.

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