Tours from Home: The Secrets of the Roman Colosseum

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1 hour

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Why take this online tour?

Over the course of this live experience, journey into the dark yet triumphant reality of the world’s most intriguing, feared, and celebrated warriors - the Gladiators, and the monumental structure built as their playground.

Highlights

  • Created with Sketch.Hear stories of Ancient Rome’s gladiatorial glory and learn about the monumental Colosseum from an expert who works in the Colosseum daily.
  • Created with Sketch.Join in conversation with others from around the world and ask your expert guide thought-provoking questions.
  • Created with Sketch.Sit back and listen to this passionate guide, an expert storyteller as they share findings of their personal expertise.
  • Created with Sketch.Connect to this live experience from the comfort of your own home.
  • Created with Sketch.Receive a $25 voucher for any Walks tour, valid for 2 years.

Walk in the footsteps of gladiators

The sounds were deafening - public taunting, animals growling, opponents pleading. The smells were horrid—blood soaked sand, animal waste, burning iron and sweat. This was the gory and glory of a Gladiator in the times of Ancient Rome. And at the center of it all—one majestic monument in the heart of the Eternal City that still stands today as a symbol of a nation, its rise to power, and fall from grace. Il Colosseo or as we know it, the Colosseum.

Join Walks as we journey via this live online tour into the dark yet triumphant reality of the world’s most feared and celebrated warriors - the Gladiators, and the monumental structure built as their playground, which now stands as one of the ...

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The sounds were deafening - public taunting, animals growling, opponents pleading. The smells were horrid—blood soaked sand, animal waste, burning iron and sweat. This was the gory and glory of a Gladiator in the times of Ancient Rome. And at the center of it all—one majestic monument in the heart of the Eternal City that still stands today as a symbol of a nation, its rise to power, and fall from grace. Il Colosseo or as we know it, the Colosseum.

Join Walks as we journey via this live online tour into the dark yet triumphant reality of the world’s most feared and celebrated warriors - the Gladiators, and the monumental structure built as their playground, which now stands as one of the world’s most iconic ancient sites. Within the iconography of the Colosseum, the Eternal City has an eternal emblem. Now is the time to dive a little deeper into its secrets.

Our guide will walk you through how stolen lands for an Emperor’s vain Domus Aurea (Golden Palace) became the location for the largest building to host free public games in Ancient Rome. Stroll under the arches and into the life of the Colosseum’s fierce occupants - where glory was found within the confines of the arena floor.

Over the hour, your guide will share the secrets and stories of their life working within the Colosseum - divulging what they have come to learn in their studies and share often overlooked articles of interest about the Colosseum.

Engage in conversation, pose questions, and experience this live tour from the comfort of your home - a perfect experience for those who have yet to visit Italy, (are we enticing you yet?), for travelers longing to go back, or those interested in the fascinating history of Ancient Rome.

By booking this online tour, you receive a $25 gift voucher which you can use to book any Walks tour in one of our global destinations (valid for 2 years).

Expressing gratitude to your guide through gratuities has never been easier - now featuring an online tipping portal!

All times specified are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

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I learned a lot about the Colosseum. Our guide clearly loved Rome and the Colosseum and sharing it's history. The photos and storytelling kept me engaged. The guide was so knowledgeable, I wish it would have been a little longer.

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