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The Hypogeum & Third Tier Extension can make a Colosseum visit even more unforgettable.
The Standard Colosseum & Ancient Rome Tour
Our Colosseum & Ancient Rome Private Tour includes visiting some of the most important ‘must-see’ sites for any first visit to Rome: the great Colosseum, the Roman Forum, the Arch of Constantine and Palatine Hill. This tour is highly recommended before you leave the Eternal City.
The Hypogeum, Arena & Third Tier Tour
The Hypogeum Extension gives you access to the often sold out Colosseum underground, the ‘Hypogeum’, and the Colosseum’s third tier, and extends the Colosseum & Ancient Rome tour by about 30 minutes. Descending into the Hypogeum, you’ll go below the arena floor, where gladiators, slaves, and wild animals awaited certain death, and you’ll even see the elevator mechanism used to raise these willing and often unwilling participants into the arena. From there you’ll head up into the third tier- the Colosseum’s highest seats, which are closed to the general public, where you’ll get a great view of the entire arena below, and some great views of Rome itself.
Booking the Hypogeum & Third Tier and Rome's Other Underground Favorites
When you book the Hypogeum/Third Tier extension to you Colosseum & Ancient Rome tour, Eyes of Rome will make every effort to secure entrance to this highly sought-after Colosseum experience. Often we are able to secure access, but sometimes these special tickets sell out within seconds of becoming available. Not to worry, Eyes of Rome has other Rome underground options available if the Hypogeum isn’t. Ask your friendly Eyes of Rome tour manager about access to the Catacombs of Priscilla, the Basilica of San Clemente Undergrounds, or the Catacombs of Domitilla, in addition to the Colosseum/Hypogeum extension today!