Rome - The Colosseum

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The Colosseum

Mon, 20 Sep
(368 reviews)
Colosseum, Rome, Italy
30 mins

About the tour

If you come to Rome, you can't miss the Colosseum. It is one of the most, if not the most, iconic Roman monument still standing today. On this tour with Sara, we will focus on the history and archaeology of the spectacular amphitheatre, also known as the Flavian amphitheatre. Built in 72 a.d by the Flavian family and completed in only 8 years by the Jewish slaves, it was a real stadium dedicated to the gladiatorial fights, animal hunts and public executions. Although it is not possible to go inside of the Colosseum, Sara will show you this main symbol of Rome and its imposing construction that, with almost 2,000 years of history, will bring you back in time to discover the way of life in the Roman Empire. Join us in this wonderful journey back in time!

Meet Sara Verde

Sara Verde

Sara is a roman native, traveller, dreamer, addicted to painting and fascinated by all expressions of art. She is a licensed tour guide of Rome and the Vatican, speaks fluent English, French and Spanish and at school also learnt some German! Not only does Sara love languages but foreign cultures and traditions too. She graduated with a degree in foreign languages at the "Roma Tre" University and after finishing she started to travel to many countries to improve her knowledge, accent and professional skills. She loves her career as a guide and finds it incredibly interesting. She has worked for several cruise tour operators such as royal Caribbean, Carnival, Celebrity cruises, Princess Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Lines and Riviera. In 2011 she embarked on a new and exciting experience guiding students in cooperation with Palazzi-Florence association for International Education and EF students. Sara knows her city like the back of her hand and can't wait to show you around!

What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Rome with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 30 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Rome. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.

Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.

Reviews from travellers

Joseph V.

16 June 2021


Kathryn T.

15 June 2021

I enjoyed seeing the Coliseum. It was interesting to learn its history and Sara was very knowledgeable.

jean H.

15 June 2021

Such a hot day for for Sara while we all sat comfortably and relaxed in our own homes. But Sara gave us so much information we were able to understand so much more about this iconic building. Sara's English is excellent. Dare I suggest worm and warm checked? Such a little thing, and made me smile!

Laurie N.

14 June 2021

We walked to the Colosseum from our hotel.We turned a corner and there it was!! Stopped us in our tracks-amazing.Then learned so much from Sara. Amazing knowledge, communicated very well and thanks for persevering in that terrible heat!!

Linda R.

14 June 2021

Thank you for braving the hot weather to show us colluseum

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