Parco archeologico del Colosseo - Colosseo. Anfiteatro Flavio
Located in the archaeological heart of the city of Rome, the Flavian Amphitheatre, or, more commonly, the Colosseum, stands for monumentality and receives daily a large number of visitors attracted by the enchantment of its history and its complex architecture. Built in the first century CE at the behest of the emperors of the Flavian dynasty, the Colosseum, named after a colossal statue that stood nearby, until the end of the Ancient Age accommodated games of great popular appeal, such as hunts and gladiatorial fights. The building was, and still is today, a show in itself. In fact, it is the largest amphitheatre not only in the city of Rome but in the world, able to offer stunning sceneries as well as services for spectators. Symbol of the pageantry of the Empire, over the centuries the Amphitheatre has changed its face and its function, offering itself as a structured space also open to the Roman community. Today, the Colosseum is a monument unto itself and unto the works of human genius, which survive time; yet it is still comfortable and dynamic, accessible on two levels offering a wide overview onto its interiors, but also short and evocative brief glimpses of the city from its outer arches. It also hosts temporary exhibitions related to the timeless theme of the "Ancient" and its relationship with the “Contemporary”, as well as modern performances. This outcome of events and experiences makes the amphitheatre a new place every day, significant for all and able to tell everybody a story.
Colosseum, Forums and Palatine ticket
Full rate € 16.00; Reduced rate € 2.00
Ticket valid for 1 day with 1 entrance to the Colosseum and 1 entrance to the Roman Forum / Palatine / Imperial Forums archaeological area. Admission to temporary exhibition/s included.
Full experience ticket
Full rate € 22.00; Reduced rate € 2.00
Admission to Colosseum with Arena or Underground levels, Roman Forum, Palatine, special SUPER sites and Imperial Forums. Ticket valid for 2 days with 1 entrance to the Colosseum and 1 entrance to the Forums and Palatine area. Admission to temporary exhibition included.
Timetable details (1):
• from the last Sunday of October to 15th February: 8.30-16.30, last admission at 15.30;
• from 16th February to 15th March: 8.30-17.00, last admission at 16.00;
• from 16th March to the last Saturday of March: 8.30-17.30, last admission at 16,30;
• from the last Sunday of March to 31st August: 8.30-19.15, last admission at 18,15;
• from the 1st September to 30th September: 8.30-19.00, last admission at 18.00;
• from the 1st Octber to the last Saturday of October: 8.30-18.30, last admission at 17,30.
Visitors can check www.iovadoalmuseo.it for the calendar of the free entry days to the Parco archeologico del Colosseo
Visitors are reminded that the sites included as part of the SUPER ticket (the Palatine Museum, the Neronian Cryptoporticus, the houses of Augustus and Livia, the Loggia Mattei, the Domus Transitoria, Santa Maria Antiqua with the Oratory of the Forty Martyrs and Domitian’s Ramp, the Temple of Romulus) will be closed to the public during free entry days.
piazza del Colosseo, 1
Monday-Sunday. See timetable details (1).
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