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 colosseum, roman forum & Basilica of San Clemente UNDERGROUND – 6 Hours



Rome Tour of the Colosseum, Roman forum and Basilica of San Clemente includes: 

Our Rome private tours include the services of a licensed Rome local tour guide, entry fees.

NOTE: This is a walking tour in Rome. Transportation not included.  You will take a taxi from Roman forum to San Clemente.

Note: Basilica closed on Sundays.

Optional: Private transport is always available on request.

This Rome private tour showcases the Colosseum, Roman forum, the Basilica of San Clemente and what is now underground the basilica. Dedicated to Pope Clement I, the Basilica of San Clemente is one of Rome’s oldest and finest. You expert Rome tour guide will take on this fascinating tour in Rome.

The present basilica was built around 1100, the height of the Middle Ages, on top of a 4th century basilica. Its beautiful mosaics, marble floor and wooden ceiling are just the icing on a many-layered cake, however. Dominican monks dug underneath the church in the 1800s, finding the remains of a third-century Pagan temple dedicated to the god Mitra, a second-century Roman house, and a first-century mint.

Rome tour which includes the Colosseum tour and the tour of forum is a must for first-time visitors to Rome. You private Rome tour continues with these fantastic sites. This Rome tour also features a guided tour of the Colosseum, the entertainment center of ancient Rome where 50,000 people once gathered here to watch gory gladiator contests.  In your Colosseum tour, you will hear about amazing 450 years of history here, and get a sense of how Romans celebrated the best and the worst of their society, influenced by the emperors' overwhelming powers.

Your private Rome tour will bring the relics of the ancient Roman forum, dating back to 6th century BC, to life as you traipse through the ruins of numerous palaces, basilicas, temples, arches and shops. The first Roman civilization started here, in turn becoming the administrative and commercial center of ancient Rome.  Your Rome tour also features other sites of Ancient Rome such as the Arch of Constantine and Piazza del Campidoglio, designed by Michelangelo.

 

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