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The Colosseum Reopens Post COVID-19 Lockdown – New Rules & Safety Measures

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Colosseum is Now Open

Reopened On

June 1, 2020

Safety Measures

🚶🏻‍♂️🚶🏻‍♂️Social Distancing

👮‍♂️ Reduced Capacity

New Rules and Guidelines

  • Upto 14 visitors can enter every 15 minutes. This applies for group reservations as well.
  • Access to the Colosseum, in this first phase, will be exclusively from “Valadier Entrance”.

Revised Opening Hours

Everyday

10:30 am - 7:15 pm

Final Entry 6:15 pm

Colosseum Reopening Date - 1st June 2020


After being temporarily closed for 3 months, the Colosseum in Rome has officially reopened on 1st June 2020. However, considering it being a popular attraction for both locals and tourists, strict precautionary measures have been taken to ensure safety and hygiene within the venue.

Safety Measures at the Colosseum


Upon arrival visitors are required to wear masks and undergo temperature checks using the thermo-scanner machine before entering the attraction. Guests with temperature above 37.5°C will not be granted access. It has been made mandatory to follow strict social distancing regulations within the venue.

It is also necessary to pre-book tickets online before entering the venue. To ensure maximum safety the Colosseum can accommodate approximately 600 guests each day. Upto 14 visitors can enter every 15 minutes. The same applies for group reservations as well.

To ensure maximum safety, guests have to place all objects including their mobile phones in the backpack to scan or must directly place it on the tray to be X-rayed. Visitors are not allowed to carry bottles, glass containers, alcoholic beverages, aerosols and any other form of bulky bags, backpacks, trolly or luggages.

Colosseum Coronavirus

Buying Colosseum Tickets Today


Tickets for the Colosseum are available here.
Visitors are required to arrive at least 15 minutes for the reserved time slot. Access to the Colosseum, in this first phase, will be exclusively from “Valadier Entrance”. This applies for both groups and individual visitors.

Booking Colosseum Tickets Online

We recommend buying Colosseum tickets online for a contact-free experience. Here are the various ticket options available.

Best Safety
Priority Entrance Tickets to Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
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€13
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Escorted Priority Entry to Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
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from
€24
Best Safety
Skip-the-Line Tickets to Colosseum with Access to the Arena, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
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from
€42
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Skip-the-Line Colosseum Guided Tour with Access to Arena, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
Skip-the-Line Colosseum Guided Tour with Access to...
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€50.67
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Skip-the-Line Guided Tour of Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill
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€34.2
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Rome in a Day: Colosseum, Vatican & Sistine Chapel Guided Tour
Rome in a Day: Colosseum, Vatican & Sistine Chapel...
from
€101
Free Cancellation
City Sightseeing Rome Maxi-Combo: Vatican & Colosseum Skip the Line Tickets + 48hrs Hop-On-Hop-Off Tour
City Sightseeing Rome Maxi-Combo: Vatican & Coloss...
from
€88
Best Safety
Colosseum & Ancient Rome Tour with Forum & Palatine Hill
Colosseum & Ancient Rome Tour with Forum & Palatin...
from
€54
Free Cancellation
City Sightseeing Rome: Hop-On-Hop-Off Tour + Colosseum Skip The Line Tickets
City Sightseeing Rome: Hop-On-Hop-Off Tour + Colos...
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€52
Best Safety
VIP Access Tickets: Vatican Museums & Colosseum with Arena Floor
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from
€82

Colosseum - Revised Opening Hours


  • From Monday to Sunday
    • 10:30 am - 7:15 pm
    • Final Entry 6:15 pm.

Frequently Asked Questions


Has Colosseum reopened after COVID-19 Lockdown?

Yes, the Colosseum in Rome reopened on June 1st 2020 after the COVID-19 lockdown

What are the new safety measures adopted for a safe experience at Colosseum Rome?

🚶🏻‍♂️🚶🏻‍♂️Social Distancing

👮‍♂️ Reduced Capacity

Read more about the safety measures adopted.

Has Colosseum revised their timings?

Yes, the timings are now as below:

Monday to Sunday
10:30 am - 7:15 pm
Final Entry 6:15 pm

What are the recommended tickets for a safe experience at Colosseum Rome?

To ensure maximum security it is advised for all visitors to book in advance to reserve their respective slots. Recommended tickets for Colosseum

Are there any rules implemented at Colosseum post the coronavirus pandemic?

Guests with temperature above 37.5°C will not be granted access. To ensure maximum safety the Colosseum can accommodate approximately 600 guests each day. Upto 14 visitors can enter every 15 minutes.

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