ticket to the colosseum

How much does it cost to get into the Colosseum?

The price for the entrance to the Colosseum is 12 euro per person. It is active during 48 hours and you can visit the Colosseum, Roman Forum and the Palatine hill using this ticket. Moreover, there are several ticket desks located in the area of the site and you can buy ticket only, but with an additional reservation fee. The Colosseum works daily from 8.30 am. It is closed on 1st of January and 25th of December. 

Do not trust tour guides, offering their services next to the walls of the Colosseum

Discounted ticket will cost 7.5 euro, which is valid for EU citizens aged from 18 to 24 years. EU citizens have the possibility to visit the Colosseum for free! Residents of the European Union under the age of 18 and after 65 years can pass through a special entrance to the amphitheater free of charge.

  • Book tickets by phone: +39 (0) 6 399 677 00
  • Online: www.coopculture.it
  • Reservation in advance costs 2 euro, but it helps to avoid long queues at the ticket office

Note: You can visit the Colosseum by booking one of the Underground Tours to the amphitheater. These tours are also available in the evening, when the official selling of tickets to the Colosseum is stopped and the whole arena will belong only to you. Underground tour’s feature is in its narrow corridors and secrets from the time of ancient Roman Empire that you will recognize from your tour guide. Ticket price is included in the tour. Options of underground tours to the Colosseum and more details are here

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