WHAT THEY'RE SAYING
- Typology: Private tour
- Duration: 3 hours
- Operating Days: Sun; Mon; Tue; Wed; Thu; Fri; Sat;
- Meeting Point: Hotel lobby (if centrally located); or in front of the metro station Colosseo, by the green souvenir kiosque
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The Walks Inside Rome team
Travel back in time to live the past grandeur of the Roman Empire, the tragedies and their love of entertainment, the rise and fall, the secrets and legends. Get to know some of the most famous and illustrious citizens, such as Julius Caesar, Emperors Augustus and Nero as well as the Flavian Emperors who built the Colosseum.
After a comprehensive visit of the Colosseum, the imposing structure that could hold up to 60,000 people, we will then enter the Roman Forum which was downtown ancient Rome.
Walking along the Via Sacra we will reach the heart of the Roman Forum where Julius Caesar was cremated, where Marc Anthony made his famous speech and the Vestal Virgins kept alive the fire for the Goddess Vesta in her temple.
Then a climb up to the Palatine Hill. A hill bursting with historical significance.You will hear the legend of Romulus and Remus and the she-wolf, still today the symbol of Rome. On this hill Rome was founded and its glorious legacy continued when Emperor’s chose the location to build their palaces.
This half-day tour of ancient Rome can be totally customized – you can choose to visit other sites of interest like the Basilica of St Clemente, the Pantheon, the Catacombs, or anything you choose!