- Underground Colosseum Tour
- Underground the Trevi Fountain
- Pantheon and the Undergrounds of S. Maria in Via Lata
Colosseum with Underground & Third Tier (PM)
For the first time in history, access has been opened to the underground level of the Colosseum, on this tour, you will also also explore the highest third tier’ level just recently opened to this special exclusive tour. Journey through tunnels where lions and tigers once roared from their cages and gladiators sharpened their swords, climb to the third tier and finally understand the magnitude of the Colosseum as you marvel over spectacular panoramic views of the amphitheater as well as the nearby Palatine and Roman Forum. Discover the Palatine Hill, the most famous of the seven hills of Rome. An exclusive, once-in-a–lifetime experience
Meet the guide : TBD at the time of booking
EVERY DAY EXCEPT MONDAY (FROM APRIL 01 – OCTOBER 25 2015)
*Blackout dates: (Except 01 May 2015 and 02 June 2015)
- Skip The Line At The Entrance
- Professional Tour Guide
Time: 8:30 and/or 2:45 p.m. (Please arrive 5-10 minutes prior to departure.)
Duration: 3 Hrs. Approx.
Tour Ends: Near the Colosseum
Languages: English (Monolanguage)[tb_google_map address=”Colosseum, Rome, Italy” zoom=”11″ height=”280px”]
UNDERGROUND THE TREVI FOUNTAIN (AM)
This exclusive tour starts at the foot of the spanish steps, where your guide, will take you on a historical journey like no other, leading you to the (86 ft) high (161.3 ft) wide Trevi Fountain, the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world. Continuing by foot to Vicus Caprarius, an ancient alley where the entrance of the underground passage is located, you will discover what lies beneath the magnificent
fountain. Admire a huge complex of ancient ruins hidden beneath the Trevi fountain, dating to the Imperial age. 8 metres underground, in a suggestive atmosphere, are visible different levels of an ancient district. In the enchanting ruins it’s possible to see water cistern, labyrinth, staircases, passages, Domus from IV century A.D. and many archeological find
like amphora, coins, votive statues.
Meet the guide : Meet your guide at the Spanish Steps (under the column with the little Madonna)
EVERY WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY (FROM APRIL 01 – OCTOBER 31 2015)
- Entrance Fee With English Archaeological Guide
Time: 10:30 a.m. (Please arrive 10 minutes prior to departure.)
Duration: 2 Hrs. Approx.
Tour Ends: At the Trevi Fountain
Languages: English only[tb_google_map address=”Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy” zoom=”11″ height=”280px”]
PANTHEON AND THE UNDERGROUNDS OF S. MARIA IN VIA LATA (PM)
The Pantheon, commissioned by a temple to all the gods of ancient Rome, was rebuilt by the emperor Hadrian about 126 AD and still boasts the world’s largest unreinforced concrete dome. From here you will walk to the close by Piazza di Pietra (Piazza of Stone – derived from use of the temple’s stones to build the piazza) where you will admire the Hadrian temple, once erroneously known as the Temple of Neptune. Proceed to the church of S. Maria in via Lata where you will enter the underground area. It is claimed that St. Paul spent two years here, in the crypt under the church, whilst under house arrest waiting for his trial. The first Christian place of worship here was a 5th-century oratory in the Roman building beneath the present church. You will also discover and ancient roman well that is a clear sign of the presence of pristine waters that, according to the legend, appeared thanks the prayers of S. Paul while he was imprisoned here.Your guide will show you some very well preserved and rare frescoes.
Meet the guide : Meet your guide at the Piazza della Rotonda (Pantheon)
EVERY THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY (FROM APRIL 01 – OCTOBER 31 2015)
- Entrance Fee with English Archaeological Guide
Time: 10:30 a.m. (Please arrive 5-10 minutes prior to departure.)
Duration: 2 Hrs. Approx.
Tour Ends: Close To S. Maria via Lata
Languages: English only
[tb_google_map address=”The Pantheon, Rome, Italy” zoom=”11″ height=”280px”]