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  • Colosseo: Sotterranei e Belvedere
    Colosseum: Underground and Belvedere
    Roma - Visits, tours and trails, from 01/01/16
  • Colosseum
    Colosseum: Underground and Belvedere
    Colosseum, from 01/01/16 to 30/09/19

Colosseum: Underground and Belvedere

Roma
Visits, tours and trails

 

Two proposals to visit the undergrounds of the Colosseum, which allows to go down in the core of the most famous and visited ancient monument in the world, or to go up to the third, fourth and fifth ring to enjoy the wonderful overview from above of the entire cavea and of the Colosseum valley.

The visit path to the Undergrounds includes:

  • the access to the Arena floor
  • the Undergrounds
  • first floor
  • overlook on Colosseum square from the Valadier Terrace

Visit duration:75 minutes
  
The visit path to the Colosseum Belvedere includes:

  • Third Order terrace (uncovered area) – Overlook on the arena and on via dei Fori Imperiali from the arcade with the balustrade
  • “Penthouse” terrace (uncovered area)– 360° overlook of the Colosseum
  • Covered ambulacrum
  • first floor

Visit duration: 75 minutes

First Sunday of the month

Undergrounds and Belvedere cannot be visited on the first Sundays of the month

 

Guided tours for groups and schools
Colosseum Uderground and Belvedere
for reservations
+39 39967700

Warnings:
We recommend the use of comfortable shoes.  

Attention:
there is no elevator available to reach the third, fourth and fifth ring.

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NEWS

  • Colosseum: from 15 July, privileged entry for visitors accompanied by their own tour guide available through the Stern entrance. Beginning on Monday, 15 July, all individual visitors accompanied by their own tour guide, up to a maximum of 13 people, will be able to take advantage of a dedicated access to the Colosseum through the Stern entrance. Tour guides and their groups can use the booking procedures already in place for ordinary entry to the monument and will be asked to present a list of all group members. They will then have access to a special entrance and itinerary meant to facilitate visits and improve visitor inflow at the Piazza del Colosseo entrance. On-site staff will be available to provide logistical support to tour guides, who will be free to lead their groups through all areas of the monument normally open to the public, with the exception of the arena floor.

 

  • Please note that the free guide ticket for the arena access can now only be booked through the call center.It is confirmed that it is possible to book - also online- the free guide ticket of the underground of the Colosseum.


 

  • We inform you that until a later date visiting of the fourth and fifth orders will not be allowed due to maintenance work.


CALENDAR WITH THE GRADUAL RELEASE DATES OF TICKETS WITH SCHEDULED ENTRANCE OF THE COLOSSEUM
Pre-sales will be open every first Monday of the month at 9:00 a.m. according to monthly availability for the Colosseum Arena, Underground scheduled time entrance, Underground tours for individuals in English, Belvedere scheduled time entrance .
Pre-sales will be open every Monday at 9:00 am for Colosseum scheduled time entrance and Colosseum Arena for the following week according to the weekly availability.

DAILY OPENING
Every day at 3.00 pm (UTC+1) new tickets for the next day

WEEKLY OPENING
Every Monday at 6.30 pm (UTC+1) new tickets for the following week

MONHTLY OPENING
Every first Tuesday of the month

Pre-sale of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum and of tickets with scheduled entrance time to the Colosseum arena:

  • July 2nd at 6.30 pm (UTC+1) in monthly availability for the month of August 2019 both online and by call center
  • August 6th at 6.30 pm (UTC+1) in monthly availability for the month of September 2019 both online and by call center
  • September 3rd at 6.30 pm (UTC+1) in monthly availability for the month of October 2019 both online and by call center
  • October 1st at 6.30 pm (UTC+1) in monthly availability for the month of November 2019 both online and by call center
  • November 5th at 6.30 pm (UTC+1) in monthly availability for the month of December 2019 both online and by call center
  • December 3rd at 6.30 pm (UTC+1) in monthly availability for the month of January 2020 both online and by call center
  • January 7th 2020 at 6.30 pm (UTC+1) in monthly availability for the month of February 2020 both online and by call center
  • February 4th at 6.30 pm (UTC+1) in monthly availability for the month of March 2020 both online and by call center

Every first Thursday of the month

Pre-sale of the underground tour only online:

  • July 4th at 6.30 pm (UTC+1) in the monthly availability for the month of August
  • August 1st at 6.30 pm (UTC+1) in the monthly availability for the month of September
  • September 5th at 6.30 pm (UTC+1) in the monthly availability for the month of October
  • October 3rd at 6.30 pm (UTC+1) in the monthly availability for the month of November
  • November 7th at 6.30 pm (UTC+1) in the monthly availability for the month of December
  • December 5th at 6.30 pm (UTC+1) in the monthly availability for the month of January 2020
  • January 2nd 2020 at 6.30 pm (UTC+1) in the monthly availability for the month of February 2020
  • February 6th at 6.30 pm (UTC+1) in the monthly availability for the month of March 2020

QUARTERLY OPENING OCTOBER-NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2019

ATTENTION: UPDATE QUARTERLY OPENING OCTOBER-NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2019
Tuesday, July 23rd at 6.30 pm Italian time:
The pre-sale of the first set of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum, of tickets with scheduled entrance time to the Colosseum arena, in the quarterly availability for the month of October 2019 will be released both online and by call center.

Wednesday, July 24th at 6.30 pm Italian time:
The pre-sale of the second set of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum in the quarterly availability for the month of October 2019 will be released both online and by call center.

Thursday, July 25th at 6.30 pm Italian time:
The pre-sale for the underground tour and the combined underground, arena and third level tour, in quarterly availability for the month of October 2019 will be available online only.

Friday, July 26th at 6.30 pm Italian time:
Roman Forum – Palatine Super Ticket, Domus Aurea, Terme di Caracalla, Villa dei Quintili, Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella, Palazzo Massimo, Terme di Diocleziano, Palazzo Altemps, Crypta Balbi, House of Augustus and Livia, Domus Transitoria for the months of October, November and December 2019. Siti ad apertura periodica for the months of September, October, November and December 2019. 

As soon as possible, we will communicate the opening calendar for November and December 2019.


QUARTERLY OPENING JANUARY-FEBRUARY-MARCH 2020

Tuesday, November 19th at 6.30 pm (UTC+1)
The pre-sale of the first set of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum, of tickets with scheduled entrance time to the Colosseum arena, in the quarterly availability for the months of January, February and March 2020 will be released both online and by call center.

Wednesday, November 20th at 6.30 pm (UTC+1)
The pre-sale of the second set of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum in the quarterly availability for the months of January, February and March 2020 will be released both online and by call center.

Thursday, November 21st at 6.30 pm (UTC+1)
The pre-sale for the underground tour and the combined underground, arena and third level tour, in quarterly availability for the months of January, February and March 2020 will be available online only.

Friday, November 22nd at 6.30 (UTC+1)
Roman Forum – Palatine Super Ticket, Domus Aurea, Terme di Caracalla, Villa dei Quintili, Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella, Siti ad apertura periodica, Palazzo Massimo, Terme di Diocleziano, Palazzo Altemps, Crypta Balbi House of Augustus and Livia, Domus Transitoria for the months of January, February and March 2020”

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  • The free access during the Free First Sundays of the month will be now limited to the months from January to March and from October to December.
     
  • The direction of the archeological park of the Colosseum determined the following free days without pre-sale:
    9th of May
    5th of June
    29th of June
    23rd of September
    4th of October
    4th of November
    21th of November
    18th of December

    Please note that during the free opening days the sites with special opening included in the Forum, Palatine and S.U.P.E.R. ticket, the Severi exhibition and the Colosseum museum will not be accessible to the public.

FROM JANUARY 1ST 2019, THE ARENA WILL BE ACCESSIBLE FROM THE STERN GATE USING THE NEW TICKET "COLOSSEO ARENA" AS A REPLACEMENT FOR THE CLICK TOUR
The ticket "Colosseo Arena" will be available online, through call center and on site at a cost of € 14.00 for the full price and € 8.50 for the reduced price (the reduction is in accordance with current legislation).
The reservation fee will remain of € 2.00 for online purchases and through the call center.
The access procedures will continue to be the same as for the Click Tour.

THE ENTRANCE TO THE UNDERGROUND AND/OR BELVEDERE MOVED AT THE STERN ENTRANCE, IN FRONT OF VIA LABICANA
Groups have to show the list on letterhead from the agency, containing the participants’ names and dates of birth. Licensed tourist guides have to show a signed declaration with the participants’ names and related dates of birth. Visitors with a booked fixed guided tour have to show a valid ID card at the ticket office. 

FREE FEES FOR ALL BOOKING SERVICES, GUIDED TOUR AND ASSISTANCE SERVICE FOR TOUR GUIDES FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION
We inform you that, under art. 4 c.3 a of DM 507/97 ss.mm.ii., as well as under circular 20/2016 DG MU, according to the directions of the Archaeological Park of the Colosseum, tour guides from the European Union are entitled, in addition to free admission, also to free fees for all booking services, guided tour and assistance service.

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BOOKING PROCEDURE

It is possible to access Underground and Belvedere only with an authorized tour guide or with a guided tour by Coopculture.

Each customer can book maximum 25 products for the same date.
Each customer can book maximum 6 products for the same entrance time.   
It is possible to purchase the Undergrounds and Belvedere tours only online

Tickets for the time entrance reserved for the authorized tour guides will be available only via call center, by calling the phone number +39 (0)6 399 67 888.

School groups or other groups which already purchased the time entrance to the Underground and Belvedere, can require a guided tour via call center, by calling the phone numbers: +39 (0)639967200 (school groups) +39 (0)639967450 (groups).

The tickets and the services already purchased cannot be refunded and it is not possible to change the date or the entrance time for the same day. The ticket with entrance time is valid for 2 consecutive days, for 1 entrance to the Colosseum at the reserved time and 1 entrance to the Roman Forum/Palatine Hill within the term of validity of the ticket. 

Underground and Belvedere cannot be visited on the first Sunday of the month.  

The visit path to the Undergrounds includes:

  • the access to the Arena floor
  • the Undergrounds
  • first floor
  • overlook on Colosseum square from the Valadier Terrace

Visit duration: 75 minutes

The visit path to the Colosseum Belvedere includes:

Third Order terrace (uncovered area) – Overlook on the arena and on via dei Fori Imperiali from the arcade with the balustrade
“Penthouse” terrace (uncovered area)– 360° overlook of the Colosseum
Covered ambulacrum
first floor

Visit duration: 75 minutes

The following tickets and services are available online:

Time entrance for groups and individual visitors with a reservation and with an authorized tour guide.

In each entrance time it will be possible to purchase the following tickets:

Full price for groups [+14]
Full price for visitors with a reservation and with an authorized tour guide € 12,00
Reduced price for visitors with a reservation and with an authorized tour guide € 7,50
Free ticket price for visitors with a reservation and with an authorized tour guide

Each ticket will be combined with:

Assistance service during the path € 2,00
Pre-sale fee € 2,00

Guided tours for individual visitors to the Undergrounds in English, Spanish and Italian  
Guided tours for individual visitors to the Belvedere in English, Spanish and Italian  

In each visiting time, it is possible to purchase the following tickets:

Full entrance € 12,00 + visit € 9,00
Reduced entrance € 7,50 + visit € 9,00 
Free entrance + visit € 9,00 
Free entrance + visit free of charge for kids under 12
Free entrance for guide

Each ticket with visit will be combined with the pre-sale fee of € 2,00 

Combined visit Undergrounds and Belvedere in English, French, Spanish and Italian
In each visiting time it is possible to purchase to following tickets:

Full entrance + visit € 15,00
Reduced entrance + visit € 15,00 
Free entrance + visit € 15,00 
Free entrance guide + visit € 15,00 
Free entrance + visit free of charge for people under 12
Free entrance for guide

Each ticket with visit will be combined with the pre-sale fee of € 2,00 

OPENING BOOKING 

QUARTERLY OPENING JULY-AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 2019

Tuesday, May 21st at 3 pm (italian time):

The pre-sale of the first set of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum, of tickets with scheduled entrance time to the Coliseum arena, in quarterly availability for the months of July August and September 2019 will be released both online and through the call center.

Wednesday, May 22nd at 3 pm (italian time):

The pre-sale of the second set of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum, of tickets with scheduled entrance time to the Coliseum arena, in quarterly availability for the months of July August and September 2019 will be released both online and through call centers.

Thursday, May 23rd at 3 pm (italian time):

The pre-sale for the underground, the belvedere and the combined underground belvedere tour, in quarterly availability for the months of July, August and September will be available online only.

Friday, May 24th at 3 pm (italian time):

Domus Aurea, Terme di Caracalla, Villa dei Quintili, Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella, Siti ad apertura periodica, Palazzo Massimo, Terme di Diocleziano, Palazzo Altemps, Crypta Balbi for July, August and September.

 

MONTHLY OPENING

Every first Tuesday of the month :

June 4th  at 3 pm (italian time): The pre-sale of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum, of tickets with scheduled entrance time to the Coliseum arena, in the monthly availability for July 2019 will be released both online and through the call center.

July 2nd at 3 pm (italian time): The pre-sale of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum, of tickets with scheduled entrance time to the Coliseum arena, in the monthly availability for August 2019 will be available both online and through the call center.

August 6th at 3 pm (italian time): The pre-sale of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum, of tickets with scheduled entrance time to the Colosseum arena, in the monthly availability for September 2019 will be released both online and through the call center.

 

Every first Thursday of the month:

June 6th at 3 pm (italian time): The pre-sale for the underground, the belvedere and the combined underground belvedere tour, in the monthly availability for July will be released online only.

July 4th at 3 pm (italian time): The pre-sale for the underground, the belvedere and the combined underground belvedere tour, in the monthly availability for August will be released online only.

August  1st at 3 pm (italian time): The pre-sale for the underground, the belvedere and the combined underground belvedere tour, in the monthly availability for September will be released online only.

 

QUARTERLY OPENING OCTOBER-NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2019

Tuesday, July 23rd at 3 pm (italian time):

The pre-sale of the first set of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum, of tickets with scheduled entrance time to the Colosseum arena, with quarterly availability for the months of October, November and December 2019 will be released both online and through the call center.

Wednesday, July 24th at 3 pm (italian time):

The pre-sale of the second set of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum, of tickets with scheduled entrance time to the Colosseum arena, with quarterly availability for the months of October November and December 2019 will be released both online and through the call center.

Thursday, July 25th at 3 pm (italian time):

The pre-sale for the underground, the belvedere and the combined underground belvedere tour, with quarterly availability for the months of October, November and December will be released online only.

Friday, July 26th at 3 pm (italian time):

Domus Aurea, Terme di Caracalla, Villa dei Quintili, Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella, Siti ad apertura periodica, Palazzo Massimo, Terme di Diocleziano, Palazzo Altemps, Crypta Balbi for October, November and December.

 

MONTHLY OPENING

Every first Tuesday of the month :

September 3rd at 3pm (italian time): The pre-sale of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum, of tickets with scheduled entrance time to the Colosseum arena, in the monthly availability for October will be released both online and through the call center.

October 1st at 3pm (italian time): The pre-sale of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum, of tickets with scheduled entrance time to the Colosseum arena, in the monthly availability for November will be released both online and through the call center.

November 5 at 3pm (italian time): The pre-sale of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum, of tickets with scheduled entrance time to the Colosseum arena, in the monthly availability for December will be  released both online and through the call center.

QUARTERLY OPENING JANUARY-FEBRUARY-MARCH 2020

Tuesday, November 19th at 3pm:

The pre-sale of the first set of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum, of tickets with scheduled entrance time to the Colosseum arena, with quarterly availability for the months of January, February and March will be released both online and though the call center.

Wednesday, November 20th at 3 pm:

The pre-sale of the second set of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum, of tickets with scheduled entrance time to the Colosseum arena, with quarterly availability for the months of January, February and March will be released both online and through the call center.

Thursday, November 21st at 3 pm:

The pre-sale for the underground, the belvedere and the combined underground belvedere tour, with quarterly availability for the months of January, February and March will be released online only.

Friday, November 22nd at 3 pm:

Domus Aurea, Terme di Caracalla, Villa dei Quintili, Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella, Siti ad apertura periodica, Palazzo Massimo, Terme di Diocleziano, Palazzo Altemps, Crypta Balbi for January, February and March.

 

MONTHLY OPENING

Every first Tuesday of the month :

December 3rd at 3 pm (italian time): The pre-sale of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum, of tickets with scheduled entrance time to the Colosseum arena, in the monthly availability for January will be released online and through the call center.

January 7th at 3 pm (italian time): The pre-sale of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum, of tickets with scheduled entrance time to the Colosseum arena, in the monthly availability for February will be released both online and through the call center

February 4th at 3 pm (italian time): The pre-sale of tickets with scheduled entrance time for the ordinary access of the Colosseum, of tickets with scheduled entrance time to the Colosseum arena, in the monthly availability for March will be released both online and through the call center.

 

NOTICE
We inform you that, due to maintenance work, the visit of the fourth and fifth orders will be suspended until further notice and the tour will end at level III.

individuals and groups:

+39 06 399 67 700

Colosseum: Underground and Belvedere


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Groups
  • The didactic visits for groups and schools Colosseum Undergrounds and Belvedere can be booked only through the call center under the numbers: +39 (0)639967200 schools - +39 (0)639967450 groups

    The following tickets and services are available online:

    Time entrance for groups and individual visitors with a reservation with guide

    In each entrance time it will be possible to purchase the following kinds of tickets:

    • Full price for groups [+14]
    • Full price with a reservation with guide € 12,00
    • Reduced price with a reservation with guide € 7,50
    • Free with a reservation with guideù

    Each ticket will be combined with:

    • Assistance service during the path € 2,00
    • Pre-sale fee € 2,00
Schools
  • The didactic visits for groups and schools Colosseum Undergrounds and Belvedere can be booked only through the call center under the numbers: +39 (0)639967200 schools - +39 (0)639967450 groups

    The following tickets and services are available online:

    Time entrance for groups and individual visitors with a reservation with guide

    In each entrance time it will be possible to purchase the following kinds of tickets:

    • Full price for groups [+14]
    • Full price with a reservation with guide € 12,00
    • Reduced price with a reservation with guide € 7,50
    • Free with a reservation with guideù

    Each ticket will be combined with:

    • Assistance service during the path € 2,00
    • Pre-sale fee € 2,00
Didactic Tours and other Services to buy
  • Guided tours for individual visitors to the Undergrounds in English, Spanish and Italian  
    Guided tours for individual visitors to the Belvedere in English, Spanish and Italian  

     

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