Colosseum, Roma, Italy

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Colosseum

1 Piazza del Colosseo

Roma, Roma 00184 Italy

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06 3996 7700

http://www.rome.info/colosseum/

  • 5 mentions in What are the top 5 things I can't miss in Rome?

    • Alex J.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Alex J. said, "...of the City Hall building. Walk down the Via Forum Imperiali between the Trajan Forum and the Imperial Forum towards the Colosseum. If you like architecture, before entering the Colosseum, walk to the back towards the Via Labicana to visit..." See More

    • Christene M.

      Christene M. said, "...amazing hot spots. The best places I found to eat were the tiny little restaurants off the main square/away from the Colosseum ...I don't remember any of the names, but family owned and quaint is best! I loved seeing the Trevi..." See More

    • Marleen S.

      Marleen S. said, "...she started us out by making sure we ate dinner at Ristogrill Gallo Matto then make our way down to the Colosseum by night to see it completely lit up. This was our first night. The next day we were to..." See More

    • Isabella F.

      Isabella F. said, "...Even though I live here I always lose my breath when I see the Colosseum especially at sunset or at night when it’s lit up with lights. You should also try to see the Vatican City and of course the ceiling..." See More

    • Kathy P.

      Kathy P. said, "...you to the underground tomb of St Peter. Like I said it must be schedule MONTHS a head of time. 2. Colosseum Make sure you consider the underground tour. More money, more planning and well worth being able to get through..." See More

  • 4 mentions in Itinerary for one week in Rome

    • Valerie S.

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      Valerie S. said, "...per day. That said...Day 1 - The Big StuffOn one of your days, be sure to do the big three: the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and the Pantheon. They're within walking distance of one another, and can easily be done..." See More

    • Lee W.

      Lee W. said, "...Choose a hotel that is easy walking to at least one place you want to explore in depth: the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, Piazza Navona, the Jewish Ghetto, Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, whatever you love. Map out several walking trips..." See More

    • Marie R.

      Marie R. said, "...to many places. Use a money belt. Pickpockets are everywhere, especially crowded public transportation. Cavour 313 is great restaurant near the Colosseum. If going to Borghese Gallery and Museum you will need a reservation. Make one several weeks in advance...." See More

    • Gary W.

      Gary W. said, "...bypass the enormous lines (http://www.romeandvaticanpass.com/) for the Vatican City and top places, including the fascinating ancient Rome ruins / Roman Forum, Colosseum, Palatine Hill (be sure to go up there if you like history), which are just behind the Monumento..." See More

  • 3 mentions in 3 days in Rome - what to do?

    • Ashley and Ryan R.

      Ashley and Ryan R. said, "...The Colosseum and Roman Forum are definitely must sees! I also think the Pantheon is a must see. I didn't enjoy the Vatican Museums as much as I thought I would but if you do want to go there to save..." See More

    • Richard v.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Richard v. said, "...food is UNBELIEVABLE. Back at the Pantheon, from there you can walk very easily to Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Colosseum, the Roman Forum and end up at the Palatine Hill . I used to be a tour guide..." See More

    • Skeeter S.

      Skeeter S. said, "...With only 3 days, my best advice would be to book tickets to the touristy spots in advance ie Colosseum, Vatican City. We saved a TON of time by doing that. As for a restaurant, I would recommend Dar Poeta,..." See More

  • 3 mentions in What tourist traps around the world are worth the visit?

    • David G.

      David G. said, "...this includes The White House, Everglades National Park, Great Wall Of China, Tiananmen Square, Big Ben, Tower Of London, Vatican City, Colosseum- all were amazing for their own individual reasons, and I was thrilled to have visited each one in..." See More

    • Staci N.

      Staci N. said, "...I'd have to go with the Colosseum! I absolutely love this tourist trap. I've always had a love affair with Ancient Rome. When I visited this, it was overwhelming how many people were there. They were just swarming the place...." See More

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...All of the ruins in Rome are worth visiting. Colosseum, etc. As is Pompeii. I know it's questionable to call them tourist "traps" but they're tourist attractions for a good reason - you simply must see them in your lifetime..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Off the beaten path in Rome

    • Travis H.

      Travis H. said, "...neighbourhoods, so I will just suggest some near the main sites. Assuming you are going to make your way to the Colosseum and Roman Forum (which are amazing and a must-see), you could easily add in the nearby St. Clement Basilica..." See More

    • Staci N.

      Staci N. said, "...days in Rome when I visited last July and it was action packed. I mainly focused on the main tourist destinations: Colosseum, Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, Vatican City, Vatican Museums. I wouldn't be devastated if I didn't see the Spanish..." See More

    • Jaleh N.

      Jaleh N. said, "...My first recommendation to people is to always grab your Colosseum ticket at the Roman Forum Your ticket gets you into both locations, and the lines are much shorter at the Forum. After walking through this location, you can cross the..." See More

  • 3 mentions in What to see for a day in Rome?

    • Anna G.

      Anna G. said, "...Well there are a couple of things you can squeeze in 24 hrs: Colosseum and Roman Forum (passing by on both cases and not entering inside). Fontana di Trevi, Piazza di Spagna maybe Pantheon. For restaurants, going out etc I recommend..." See More

    • Regan W.

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      Regan W. said, "...is so much to see that three days isn't even enough. I think I would focus on Roman Forum and the Colosseum and then do the Trastevere neighborhood for dinner and drinks...." See More

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "... Colosseum- 1 hr Roman Forum - 1 hr Pantheon - 1 hr Piazza Navona or Trevi Fountain - 1 hr St. Peter's Basilica - 1 hr St. Peter's Basilica - 1 hr More ideas here: http://www.ruebarue.com/rome/ Have a great trip...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best tourist spots in Rome, Italy

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...grab a quick bite, or just people watch. Some of the ancient Roman sites are a must, like the Imperial Forum, Colosseum (I don't care how many time you see a picture of it, the visit is incredible), Arch of Constantine,..." See More

    • Stephen S.

      Stephen S. said, "...cool tourist sights. My three favorite sights in the city are Trevi Fountain,The Colosseum, and the Sistine Chapel. Of course the Colosseum is close to the Roman Forum, and Old Market place. You need to check this out as well. I..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best itinerary to visit Europe - 15 days

    • Renate F.

      Renate F. said, "...would probably do something like the following: Days 1: Delhi to Rome (closest to you).Days 2-3: Rome for 2 days. See Colosseum and Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano. Walk. Eat gelato.Days 4-6: Non-stop train to Florence (next closest). See the..." See More

    • stephanie w.

      stephanie w. said, "...or planes isn't ideal. Out of your picks my favorites are Rome, Brugge and Paris. In Rome they now have the Colosseum open at night for tours and its amazing! I always love Brugge its so romantic and nice to walk..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best itinerary for 5 days covering Paris and Rome

    • Ashley and Ryan R.

      Ashley and Ryan R. said, "...days you could do the Vatican City (Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica) and area for one day and then the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Pantheon, Rome, Italy, etc. the next day...." See More

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...City (St. Peter's, the Sistine Chapel, museums), have dinner near the Pantheon and stroll around Piazza Navona. Day Two visit the Colosseum and Roman Forum, in the evening walk to the Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps. Day Three catch a morning..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Must See

    • Katia M.

      Katia M. said, "...I remember Rome! It was beautiful. A lot to see. But the things you must visit are: the Colosseum, the Pantheon (you have to go inside it's amazing), the Trevi Fountain (don't forget to flip a coin in backwards), the..." See More

    • Thom L.

      Thom L. said, "...walk. My faves: 1. Capitoline Hill 2. Pantheon 3. Piazza Navona 4. Villa Borghese 5. Vatican City and Vatican Museum 6. Colosseum Visit any cathedral/building that lets you in for free. There are so many treasures in Rome that they can't..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Airbnb recommendations under $100/night and transportation options?

    • Checho A.

      Checho A. said, "...walking around (its a living museum!). This apartment is close to a subway station and its around 10min walking distance from Colosseum Barcelona: https://www.airbnb.co.cr/rooms/2318425 Located in La Rambla which is a pedestrian street with a lot of restaurants. It's also 200mts..." See More

    • Brenda B.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Brenda B. said, "...Rome is simple. Don't pack in a different attraction or museum every day or you will be miserable. Go see the Colosseum and Palatine Hill. you could visit the Pantheon, Rome, Italy in the forum. I loved the Borghese gallery and..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Hidden gems attractions and restaurants in Rome

    • Victoria A.

      Victoria A. said, "...found in Rome this year: 1. Little cafe Cristalli Di Zucchero - just off the tourist path when you are visiting Colosseum, right next to Circus Maximus . They have no tables, you either take away or eat standing like..." See More

    • maretta k.

      maretta k. said, "...Day from Rome Tuscany in One Day Sightseeing Tour from Rome and we did the Skip the Line: Ancient Rome and Colosseum Half-Day Walking Tour. Through Priceline we took this tour: Naples and Pompeii Day Trip from Rome. These are the..." See More

  • 2 mentions in First trip to Italy, where should we stay in Rome and Venice?

    • Maria K.

      Maria K. said, "...stay in a beautiful clean guest house called: Clemy In Rome. It is new and just one block next to the Colosseum. Cristian and his wife were very friendly with us! We felt like home! Best Value for money! We..." See More

    • buard i.

      buard i. said, "...the "city". For Rome, I did the same : rent to an Italian. If you choose something between Pantheon and the Colosseum, you'll also be close to the river, and be able to walk mainly everywhere...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Is it easy to get around on your own?

    • Alex J.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Alex J. said, "...If you are feeling energetic, a climb up the monument will be rewarded with stunning views of the Roman Forum and Colosseum -- best at sunset). To the left of the monument, walk up the stairs of the Capitoline Hill to..." See More

    • karen r.

      karen r. said, "...good map you can walk from the Spanish Steps to the Trevi Fountain to Pantheon to Piazza Navona and than the Colosseum. If your into churches, that's even easier...." See More

  • 1 mention in Traveling in May - Good eats and sites to see in Italy and Greece?

    • Kemkem C.

      Kemkem C. said, "...be on your right). I have a few posts about food in Rome.. :-), but here is another pizzeria by the Colosseum that is just freaking awesome! If you do a search on the site for Rome, you should see a..." See More

  • 1 mention in 1 hour layover to explore Rome?

    • Jacey & Scott M.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Jacey & Scott M. said, "...to Stazione Roma Termini Station. Transfer to the Blue B line (direction Laurentina) and go two stops. This will be the Colosseum metro stop. Perfect place to people watch or catch a glimpse of the beauty or the Forum...." See More

  • 1 mention in Where are the best areas for shopping in Rome?

    • Helen L.

      Helen L. said, "...market The Monti market on weekends which has wonderful original clothes, jewelery, bags etc. The Monti area isn't far from the Colosseum, and about a 25 min walk from Termini station. Also great for nightlife...." See More

  • 1 mention in Italy in a week, is it possible?!

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...see almost every major monument in a day (or two if you want to do longer form as some places) - Colosseum, Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Vatican Museums. Rome is close enough to Naples and Florence via express trains but they're..." See More

  • 1 mention in Hostel/Hotel Suggestions?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...is incredibly central to everything, so we walked (with young children) to the Vatican City , the Trevi Fountain , the Colosseum, and all the other well known attractions. We stayed there Dec 25-31. There's a wonderful Christmas market at..." See More

  • 1 mention in Cool place to stay in Rome

    • Desirae T.

      Desirae T. said, "...the 3 phone numbers we had to call them on. (AVOID FLAVIUS B&B) Hotel Lancelot is only 5 blocks from the Colosseum and the staff was beyond wonderful! They have a website if you Google them!..." See More

  • 1 mention in If you had 3 extra days in Italy what would YOU do??

    • Valerie H.

      Valerie H. said, "...the family around in their tiny van! It is SO WORTH THE COST!! While you're out, go to Trevi Fountain, the Colosseum, the Piazza Navona, the Piazza Venezia and ask the guide for names of their favorite local restaurants! Have..." See More

  • 1 mention in Planning a one week trip to Italy with 10 yr olds.

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...15 at the time. In Rome, we saw all the big tourist attractions, but my girls loved their visit to the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill the most. The area is beautiful, interesting, has an immense amount of..." See More

  • 1 mention in Seven Wonders of the World

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...problem would be paring it down to just seven! In the man-made category, while I think the Giza Necropolis and the Colosseum should both probably be on such a list, I'll bump them off in favor of places I still want..." See More

  • 1 mention in How long does one need to see Rome for the first time?

    • Daniel L.

      Daniel L. said, "...all the main sites on the first day. We had dinner in a street restaurant from which we could see the Colosseum- just amazing! Day 2: We did a tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forum which was great for..." See More

  • 1 mention in 14 days in Paris OR 7 days - Paris and 7 days - Rome

    • Emily N.

      Emily N. said, "...Then there's the Spanish Steps which are fabulous for munching on a snack and people watching. The Roman Forum and the Colosseum are really incredible - especially if you like history. (Do the audio tour or some kind of guide at..." See More

  • 1 mention in Things to do in Rome?

    • Jose S A.

      Jose S A. said, "...We actually enjoyed just walking around and running into things...but we had our musts:1. St. Peter's Basilica2. Vatican Museums3. Colosseum/ Roman Forum4. Borghese Gallery and Museum5. Spanish Steps/ Piazza del Popolo / Basilica Parrocchiale Santa Maria del Popolo (Caravaggio's)6. Trevi..." See More

  • 1 mention in Which is the best country in Europe for first timer.

    • Maria O.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Maria O. said, "...chill out in Piazza del Campo 8. Rome (3 nights) So much to see: Trevi Fountain Spanish Steps Piazza Navona Trastevere Colosseum Vatican City walk the city late at night. 9. Naples and Sorrento (2 nights) Naples is a bit like..." See More

  • 1 mention in How best to see Rome in 2 days?

    • Roman J.

      Roman J. said, "...in the Vatican City around 1pm you can slowly walk through the city and before the dark you'll be at the Colosseum /Palatine Hill. You can walk around and enjoy the atmosphere. It is also very beautiful to walk along the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Rome for a week- any great restaurants and off the beaten path places?

    • Kelly M.

      Kelly M. said, "...use regularly even after having lived here for over a decade. As far as seeing big sights like the Roman Forum/ Colosseum, you might plan to spend half the day there and then leave the other half open. If you..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are the best main attractions in Rome?

    • Megan O.

      Megan O. said, "...I would recommend the Pantheon, Colosseum, Villa Borghese. The Villa Borghese was one of my favorites. Definitely get there early as it obviously gets crowded. There are tons of famous sculptures by Bernini including my favorite Apollo and Daphne. I..." See More

  • 1 mention in Tips preparing for a backpacking trip through Italy?

    • Roni K.

      Roni K. said, "...Rome - that will be sufficient to see the city, main points of interest, etc. - Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Colosseum, Roman Forum, Vatican City, St. Peter's Basilica, and to explore other neighborhoods, such as Trastevere. After, I would..." See More

  • 1 mention in Staying in Trastevere, Rome for one night. What two places should I visit?

    • Richard v.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Richard v. said, "...the way to the Piazza Venezia where you will be afforded the best views down the Via dei Fori Imperialito the Colosseum. Don't bother with taxi's. They will waste your time and money. The walk is 1,9km or less 1,18..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best way of public transportation around Rome?

    • Richard v.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Richard v. said, "...Rome is a lot smaller than it seems. If you have a good pair of shoes you can walk from the Colosseum to the Pantheon in 20 minutes and you will see the most amazing sights in between...." See More

  • 1 mention in What are the best restaurants in Italy that are NOT popular on TripAdvisor?

    • Kemkem C.

      Kemkem C. said, "...Rome: Great pizza at Pizza Forum, right by the Colosseum. My husband grew up in Rome, and ate there as far back as 25 years ago. New ownership, but they are still from Napoli and their wood oven pizza is..." See More

  • 1 mention in Month long Eurotrip Baltic and beyond- where should we visit?

    • Anna G.

      Anna G. said, "...a lovely walk around the canals, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam and Van Gogh Museum. In Rome there is sooo much to see! Surely Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Piazza di Spagna, Vatican City. Restaurant recommendations: Sabatini in Vicolo Santa Maria in Trastevere, Giggetto,..." See More

  • 1 mention in 25th anniversary: Travel to Rome and... ?

    • Pamela P.

      Pamela P. said, "...to Aroma Restaurant (Aroma Restaurant) in the Palazzo Manfredi Palazzo Manfredi at sunset. The terrace has a spectacular view of the Colosseum. Stay at Gigli D'Oro Suite (Gigli D'Oro Suite), near the Piazza Navona, and give yourself an afternoon to..." See More

  • 1 mention in One week in Italy for the first time, where to go?

    • Paul S.

      Paul S. said, "...sights and you will get the full history of them. A big bonus is that groups get into places like the Colosseum without having to queue...." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do with 15 hours in Rome?

    • Nars K.

      Nars K. said, "...I would stop at these places: Colosseum Trevi Fountain Piazza Navona Here are some other ideas if you need any. Have a great trip. http://www.ruebarue.com/rome/guide?num-days=1&pace=2&filter=must%20see..." See More

  • 1 mention in First time in Italy. Advice please.

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...incorporate something to do with the Bernini influence, most notably in Piazza Navona. Do all the touristy stuff with Roman Forum, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and. Vatican City, Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano and the Vatican Museums. Finally, I would..." See More

  • 1 mention in What's your biggest travel mishap?

    • Renate F.

      Renate F. said, "...I ventured out for a walk of exploration. I spent some time in the beautiful basilica and then headed toward the Colosseum which glowed against the night sky.I loved the Sacred Road or Via Sacra. I passed the Roman Forum and..." See More

  • 1 mention in What's Rome like?

    • linda m.

      linda m. said, "...Rome is beautiful and calming. So many attractions to see, All of them breathtaking at night. Especially the fountains. The Colosseum for example is best seen at night in my opinion. Its harder to appreciate it with all the crowds and..." See More

  • 1 mention in Should I book tickets ahead of time in Italy?

    • Kristal S.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Kristal S. said, "...ahead of time, especially for Italy in the summer. There are the main attractions that everyone wants to hit: Vatican City, Colosseum, Gallery of The Academy, Leaning Tower of Pisaetc. For these you can go on their sites and buy..." See More

  • 1 mention in Is a tour guide needed in Rome?

    • Helen L.

      Helen L. said, "...be prepared to walk quite a bit and pack suitable footwear. A lot of the most popular sights, such as the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, will offer audio guides in various languages, and for these I would advise booking tickets..." See More

  • 1 mention in 4-star hotel in Rome for $175/night

    • Desirae T.

      Desirae T. said, "...We stayed at Hotel Lancelot. It's 5 blocks from the Colosseum, and the staff is fabulous! Google it for more details, but I highly recommend!..." See More

  • 1 mention in Family of 5 in Italy - ideas or tips?

    • Gordon A.

      Gordon A. said, "...I have been nearly to all cities you have mentioned Marta. Rome must visit the Vatican, Colosseum, Piazza Di Spagna and Trastevere. It is easy to access by walking. Florence which is in Tuscany is my favourite... great food, nice..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best cities in Italy for a solo female traveler?

    • Brenda B.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Brenda B. said, "...to Rome in May (too hot and crowded mid summer). After landing, spend 3 or 4 days in Rome. See the Colosseum and Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, have a meal in Trastevere, don't miss the Borghese Gallery and Museum and..." See More

  • 1 mention in looking for insider tips: restaurants, cafes, bars...

    • Marie R.

      Marie R. said, "...Try Cavour 313 near the Colosseum. I ate there a few weeks ago and loved it. Reasonable prices, not touristy. Recommended to us by a local...." See More

  • 1 mention in Most unique romantic dinner/lunch/breakie in Rome/Tuscany/Florence/Venice?

    • Pamela P.

      Pamela P. said, "...In Rome you can't beat the terrace of Aroma Restaurant in the Palazzo Manfredi for romance. The spectacular view of the Colosseum is stunning at sunset, and as night falls, the ancient structure is bathed in dramatic lighting. (Oh, and the..." See More

  • 1 mention in How to book tickets to see the colosseum underground?

    • Kristin H.

      Kristin H. said, "...Hill often has no queues at all and is midway down the road Via di San Gregorio that runs from the Colosseum along the base of the Palatine Hill. The ticket gate is less than 5 minutes walk from the Colosseum."..." See More

  • 1 mention in Need suggestions on a European Itinerary

    • Anna G.

      Anna G. said, "...Wow! That's a great plan! Well for Rome since you're going to have 2 days, you can skip going inside the Colosseum and Roman Forum and just pass by. For the Vatican Museums I suggest you book tickets online so as..." See More

  • 1 mention in Colosseum ticket prices for EU citizens?

    • Kelly M.

      Kelly M. said, "...Hi Christie, The admission ticket for The Colosseum for EU citizens between 18-25 is a reduced fee of €10.50. The full ticket price is €15.50. I hope this helps and that you have a great time in Rome. Kelly..." See More

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