The Moon over the Colosseum

Join us for an unforgettable night-time visit to the Colosseum led by an archaeologist - Rome by night comes to life!

Overview

The visit will take place in groups led by an archaeologist. The tour begins from the floor of the arena, the heart of the monument, where you can see the depth of the underground tunnels and cavities of the succession of arches inside the monument, made particularly attractive by the lighting in the evening. Your guide will describe the gladiatorial games, munera et venationes, who attended the games, the history and the architecture of this extraordinary monument that continues to fascinate the world. The tour also includes a visit to the exhibition "Colosseum. An Icon".

 

Times:

English: 8:40 pm, 10:10 pm.

Italian: 8:20 pm, 8:50 pm, 10:30 pm.

Duration: 75 minutes

Maximum 25 persons

IMPORTANT NOTE: reservations are confirmed strictly in order of arrival according to the following calendar, while places are available. The reservation guarantees the insertion on the waiting list; confirmation is subject to availability. Your credit card is charged the day you place the reservation; in case of no confirmation, the amount paid will be refunded.

The calendar of confirmations is as follows:

  • from March 9: reservations for March (English visits sold out)
  • from March 23: reservations for April
  • from April 6: reservations for the rest of the period until December 31.

IMPORTANT: You MUST show up at the Colosseum ticket office at least 15 minutes before the start of the visit. Otherwise, the reservation will be forfeited and ticket office will be free to resell tickets.

PLEASE NOTE: Confirmed time is not always the same time you requested; museum automatically confirms the closest available time on the same date if requested time is sold out. Tickets will be confirmed upon availability of museum. Please note time confirmed can be ANY TIME during night opening hours, in the same language of time originally requested.

Cancellation Policy: ONCE CONFIRMED, A VISIT CANNOT BE MODIFIED NOR CANCELED.

Before You Book

IMPORTANT NOTE: reservations are confirmed strictly in order of arrival on the third Monday of each month for the following month, while places are available. The reservation guarantees the insertion on the waiting list; confirmation is subject to availability. Your credit card is charged the day you place the reservation; in case of no confirmation, the amount paid will be refunded.

Picking up of Tickets: You must pick up your tickets at the Colosseum Reservations Desk (to the left of the main entrance) no less than 30 minutes before confirmed time. You must present yourself with a PRINTED voucher in order to pick up your tickets.

SECURITY MEASURES AT COLOSSEUM:

  • Mandatory metal detector security checks increase the waiting time in line at the exterior to access the monument.
  • The "Skip-the-Line" aspect applies to the line at the ticket office, not the security checks.
  • Backpacks, suitcases and large bags are not allowed.
  • The monument can host a maximum of 3,000 people at any one time, this may cause delays in schedule.

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

Intro

Add a magical experience to your Rome visit – this exceptional nighttime tour of the Colosseum. Evocative lighting wraps the ancient structures in a magical atmosphere as you explore the undergrounds and archways of the majestic Flavian Amphitheater, symbol of Rome.

The Moon over the Colosseum

Discover the archeology and history of the Colosseum, brought to life through dramatic and enchanting lighting effects.

The evocative lighting gives greater prominence to the undergrounds, tunnels, and arches inside of the Flavian Amphitheater. Experience a magical atmosphere spreading throughout the auditorium of the ancient theater!

Your group visit (no more than 25 participants) will be led by an archaeologist.

The tour begins from the floor of the arena, the heart of the monument, where you can see the depth of the underground tunnels and cavities of the succession of arches inside the monument, made ​​particularly attractive by the lighting in the evening.

Your guide will describe your the gladiatorial games, munera (gladiatorial contests) et venationes (animal hunts), who attended to the games, the history and architecture of this extraordinary monument that continues to fascinate the world. The tour continues with a top overlooking the entire auditorium of the monument, indented by chiaroscuro lighting at night, and ends on the Belvedere Valadier and the spectacular view of the Arch of Constantine and the slopes of the Palatine.

Your nighttime visit of the Colosseum is sure to become one of your unforgettable memories of your time in Rome!

 

Cancellation Policy

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

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