Rome (tours from Civitavecchia), Italy
Glories of the Gladiators
Towns & cities, Shopping
USD52.0 per person
Approximately 10.00 hours.
Your first stop will be the �Mouth of Truth�, which according to legend, the hands of liars will be cut off when placed in the mouth of the world famous mask of marble.(exterior visit)Journey back to the days of the Gladiators with a visit to the incredible Colosseum. See the hundreds of rows of marble seats accommodating up to 55,000 spectators. Subterranean passageways lead to holding chambers for competitors, animals and equipment and the 76 numbered entrances to allowed access for the eager crowds.A short stroll from the Colosseum leads you to the Roman Forum. See remains of the Senate buildings, where decisions affecting the entire Roman Empire took place. Pass by the old market town, where food stalls and brothels once stood. This area would have been a hive of activity following a Colosseum event.From the ruins of the ancient city, you will walk to Piazza Navona. This charming square exudes a relaxed atmosphere and features beautiful architecture. You�ll have free time in which to explore the treasures of Rome independently.