Rome in 1 Day guided tour
Rome in one day guided tour is designed for those who do not have much time to visit the city. If you have little time in Rome with our one-day tour, you will have the chance to see the best sights of the city in an 6-hour tour. Accompanied by one of our trusted drivers in a Mercedes van and an official guide you will visit the Colosseum, Circus Maximus, Trevi Fountain, Navona Square, The major Galleries of Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica.
The tour also includes a short break for lunch you will choose where to stop.
Immerse yourself in the history of Rome to admire it in all its beauty.
Discover the stories about life, secrets, intrigue of emperors and gladiators. Learn about the the Colosseum symbol of Roman power. Admire the intricate system of gangplanks, trapdoors and levers used to bring wild animals and gladiators into the arena.
The Colosseum is one of the most iconic and recognizable ancient structures in the world. Located in Rome, Italy, this impressive amphitheater was built almost 2,000 years ago and has stood the test of time. In this essay, we will explore the history and architecture of the Colosseum, its cultural and historical significance, and how it has influenced modern-day society.
The Colosseum was built between 72 and 80 AD, during the reign of Emperor Vespasian. It took approximately eight years to complete and was built to entertain the masses with games, spectacles, and gladiatorial contests.
The amphitheater was designed to hold up to 50,000 spectators, making it one of the largest public venues in the world at the time. The Colosseum was constructed using stone and concrete, and its walls were adorned with ornate decorations and sculptures.
The cultural and historical significance of the Colosseum cannot be overstated. For almost 300 years, the amphitheater was a symbol of Rome’s power and wealth, as well as its brutal and violent nature. The games and contests held in the Colosseum were infamous for their violence, and the participants included gladiators, wild animals, and prisoners of war. The Colosseum was also used for other forms of entertainment, such as plays, mock sea battles, and animal hunts.
The Colosseum has had a lasting impact on modern-day society. It is a popular tourist attraction, with millions of visitors each year coming to marvel at its impressive architecture and learn about its history. The Colosseum has also influenced popular culture, with numerous movies, television shows, and video games featuring the amphitheater as a backdrop. It has also inspired the construction of similar structures around the world, such as sports stadiums, concert venues, and other public gathering places.
In recent years, the Colosseum has undergone significant restoration efforts to preserve its historical and cultural significance. The Italian government, in partnership with UNESCO and other organizations, has worked to repair the amphitheater’s crumbling walls and restore some of its original features. The Colosseum is also used as a venue for cultural events, such as concerts and exhibitions, further cementing its importance as a symbol of Rome’s past and present.
One of the largest spectacle buildings of antiquity with around 300,000 spectators following the chariot fights. Real teams were formed and competed against each other without any qualms.
One of the places you cannot skip during your visit to Rome is Trevi Fountain. Its imposing beauty and legends will no longer be a secret to you on our tour.
Navona square is one of the largest and most characteristic squares in Rome. In the centre of the square is the Fountain of Rivers by Ginalorenzo Bernini.
Visit the Gallery of Candelabras, the Gallery of Tapestries and the Gallery of Maps. Our guide will then lead you inside the Sistine Chapel to admire Michelangelo’s fresco and the tour of the Vatican will end inside St. Peter’s Basilica.
At the end of the tour there will be a transfer back to the meeting point.