Coliseum stands out for its majesty, at the end of the Roman Forum and welcomes a large number of daily visitors.
Built in the first century AD at the behest of the emperors of the Flavian dynasty, the Coliseum hosted performances of great popular appeal, such as hunting and duels between gladiators. And’ the largest amphitheater in the world, and was able to hold up to 50.000 viewers.

The Coliseum, was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1980.

Business hours:
Open Monday- Sunday:
the last Sunday in October to 15 February: 8.30-16.30;
from 16 February to 15 March: 8.30-17.00;
from 16 March to the last Saturday in March: 8.30-17.30;
the last Sunday in March to 31 August: 8.30-19.15;
from 1 September to 30 September: 8.30-19.00;
from 1 October to the last Sunday in October: 8.30-18.30.
Closed 1 January, 1 May and 25 December.

The ticket office closes one hour before closing time.
The ticket can also be purchased at the ticket office of the Palatine in Via di San Gregorio n. 30 oppure in Piazza Santa Maria Nova n.53 (200 meters from the Coliseum) and also includes the entrance to the Roman Forum and Palatine.

Whole: 12,00 Euro
Reduced: 7,50 Euro, for citizens of the European Union between 18 e i 24 years and for the teachers of the European Union;
Free: European Union citizens under the 18 and above the 65 years.

Booking ticket: 1,50 euro for individual, 21 Euros for groups, 10 Euros for schools.
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Getting there:
Bus 60 – 75 – 85 – 87 – 117 – 271 – 571 – 175 – 186 – 810 – 850 – C3 – tram 3 – Metro Line B stop Colosseo