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Roman Forum (Foro Romano)
Roman Forum (Foro Romano)

Roman Forum (Foro Romano)

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45,134 Reviews
Largo Romolo e Remo, Rome, 00186

The Basics

The site is most often visited on three-hour tours that combine a visit to the ancient city with a Colosseum tour. Whether you choose a private tour or small-group tour, it's wise to visit with an expert guide who can help you navigate the large space and bring the ruins to life with true stories of gladiators, Roman emperors, and Julius Caesar. After your visit, check out the adjacent ruins at Circus Maximus or pay a visit to the Capitoline Museums to see the display of classical Roman empire sculptures.

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Skip the Line: Colosseum Small Group Tour with Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
Skip the Line: Colosseum Small Group Tour with Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
$50.10 per adult
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Our tor guid nick was...
Our tor guid nick was amazing , we seen all the amazing views , and he was very detailed history of the tour , learned a lot , was amazing
Megan_N, Sep 2021

Recent reviews from experiences in Rome

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Highly recommend
Tracie_M, Sep 2021
Colosseum Underground and Roman Forum Tour
Our tour guide Lucia was wonderful. This tour was exactly what we were hoping for. Everyone involved in the tour was super helpful. Highly recommend. We would suggest to eat before the tour. It did sneak into lunch time due to late start (covid hours)
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Great experience, history come alive!
Danielle_G, Sep 2021
Colosseum, Palatine Hill and Roman Forum Guided Tour | Skip the Line Tickets
We really enjoyed our tour with Zenda—it was incredible and so worth it to be able to go into the colosseum dungeons, which is the main reason we booked a tour, and to have someone help explain what it is we were looking at. The meeting instructions were a little out of date from pre-Covid and it would be worthwhile to update as we had some difficulty finding our tour, but we would definitely still recommend and enjoyed our experience. Thank you!
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Guide Sarah provided such...
Inge_E, Aug 2021
Skip the Line: Colosseum Small Group Tour with Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
Guide Sarah provided such great historical context. New Covid requirements had just been implemented with the Green Pass and it all went smoothly. No wait times in line was great!
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Wonderful tour
Alyssa_T, Aug 2021
Colosseum Underground Tour with Roman Forum, Palatine Hill & Gladiator Arena
Excellent tour with a very smart and knowledgeable guide. She was well-prepared and also navigated new COVID-19 restrictions and processes with finesse, making for a very smooth experience. Highly recommend! That said, we hoped to go to the top of Palatine Hill, and we did not. It was just pointed out from below in the Forum. I believe it depends on which guide you have.
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Great tour, Great Tour Guide
Robert_H, Aug 2021
Colosseum Underground Tour with Roman Forum, Palatine Hill & Gladiator Arena
Awesome tour. Massimo was a great tour guide. Even with the new COVID 19 restrictions, Massimo got us to the ground floor part of the tour on time. The ground floor portion is a can’t miss part of the tour.
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Fabulous - 5 Star
Paula_B, Sep 2021
Colosseum Underground and Roman Forum Tour
This excursion was brilliant. Simona was brilliant. Very friendly, informative and was able to answer all of our questions. Would recommend this 100%.
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Interesting Tour
Iris_P, Sep 2021
Exclusive Colosseum Underground and Roman Forum special tour| Super VIP Entry
The tour was interesting and informative. The only reason I didn’t give it 5-stars was because I would have liked the time to have been more evenly split between the colosseum and The Forum area. Instead we were at the Colosseum for 2 hours which felt a bit over done and 30 min at The Forum. Other than that, our guide was friendly and very knowledgeable.
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Great experience!.
SERENA_F, Sep 2021
Skip the Line: Colosseum Small Group Tour with Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
Our guide Selenia was very knowledgeable and so sweet. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience. We were so happy we got her as our guide.
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Summer 2021
Noelia_C, Jun 2021
Colosseum Underground Tour with Roman Forum, Palatine Hill & Gladiator Arena
Marco was a great tour guide with a lot of knowledge on his city! Definitely recommend. Also it was really great enjoying everything without the crazy crowds that are usually there this time of year. But with covid, everything was a lot emptier
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beautiful experience
Sina_H, Sep 2021
Roman Forum Experience: admission ticket + night lights show
The light show gave insight to the history and construction of one temple in the forum. It’s a beautiful experience and a perfect end for one day strolling around in the Forum Romanum.
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Great tour and package!
Nichole_J, Sep 2021
Skip the Line: Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill Tour
Our guide Marzia was really good! Worth it. It was a great mini tour and very energized. It was difficult to see where they set up and meeting place in the beginning
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Amazing!
Raul_A, Sep 2021
Skip-the-Line Colosseum Ticket with Palatine Hill and Roman Forum Walking Tour
Laura was an absolute pleasure as a tour guide! She knows her stuff, she truly cared for us and you can tell she loves her job. I would definitely recommend her! Thank you for a great experience!

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Most tour options include hotel pickup and dropoff.

  • Standard admission tickets to the Roman Forum include entry to the Colosseum and Palatine Hill.

  • Don’t waste time in line—skip-the-line entry is available for both the Roman Forum and the Colosseum.

  • Staying in Florence but want to see Rome? Book a day trip with round-trip transportation by high-speed train, also available from Milan and Naples.

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How to Get There

The Roman Forum is located in the area between Piazza Venezia and the Colosseum in the southeastern end of Rome’s historical center. You can get there by metro and bus from most central hotels. The closest metro stop is Colosseo.

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Trip ideas


When to Get There

As the Roman Forum shares an admission ticket with the Colosseum, it stays consistently busy throughout the day and often has long lines. Choose a walking tour with priority access to jump the queue and maximize your time.

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Discovering the Roman Forum Ruins

Inside the archaeological area, stick to the Forum’s main thoroughfare, Via Sacra, to pass by important ruins such as the Julia Curia and the house of the Vestal Virgins. Some of the forum’s most impressive ruins include the white marble arch of Settimio Severo, the first-century Arch of Titus, and the remains of the Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine. If you can’t get enough of ancient Rome, there’s plenty more history just outside the city with day trips available to Pompeii and the Appian Way.

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Roman Forum (Foro Romano)