The Colosseum is par excellence the symbol of Rome, located in the historical centre and visited by almost 7 million people each year. It is an essential destination for your trip to Rome. The Colosseum is also surrounded by many others points of interest, and it is part of the archaeological complex of the Roman Forum and the Palatine.
Visiting the Colosseum is like going on a time travel, but if you want to visit Rome by car then Parclick has some useful advice for you. Firstly, reaching the Colosseum by car means driving through the historical centre's Limited Traffic Zone (ZTL), where you risk a hefty fine if you do so at certain times. To avoid fines and the congested traffic that characterises Rome, you can always park near the Colosseum with Parclick! We give you the opportunity to forget about the problems of traffic and driving because, with your booked parking space in Rome, you can reach the car park at the Colosseum without any mishaps. Book a parking space in Rome's historical centre with Parclick. We'll give you the opportunity to take advantage of the best rates, and you will always have a guaranteed parking space near the Colosseum, chosen from the various low-cost car parks in Rome.
Parking near the Colosseum is a strategic move to visit Rome. Both because the entire historical centre is at your disposal on foot, and also because the Piazza del Colosseo is a nerve centre of the city's public transport network. From here you can reach both the Vatican City and all the most characteristic neighbourhoods of Rome!
Bus lines 51, 75, 85, 87, 117, 118 and N2 and Tram lines 3 and 8 all stop in front of the Colosseum. Then there is the Metro station, Colosseo, on the line B. This line reaches the stations of Rome Termini and Roma Tiburtina, but also Circo Massimo, Piramide Cestia and the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls.
If you do not know where to park in Rome, Parclick offers you the best solutions! During your trip in Rome, book a long-term parking space online, and visit the Colosseum and the city without rushing!
The history of the Colosseum began during the era of Imperial Rome; it was built in 72 AD at the behest of Emperor Vespasian and was used for several centuries as a theatre for Roman games, for the gladiatorial shows and for public demonstrations.
Today the Colosseum, also known by its original name of Flavian Amphitheatre, is still the largest Roman amphitheatre in the world, besides being the most impressive and important monument of ancient Rome to the present day.
The Colosseum is also the second most visited archaeological site in the world, gaining recognition as one of New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007. Moreover, along with all the historical centre of Rome, it has been recognised as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1980.
With an area of 3,357 m² and 527 m perimeter, the Colosseum could seat up to 75,000 spectators. Today you can visit it in all its glory, by buying your ticket online or directly on-site.
You can also book your visit to the Colosseum, to avoid the risk of finding endless queues and enormous waits. For the same reason, do not forget also to book a parking space near the Colosseum with Parclick, so that you can leave your car in a safe place, while you visit one of the most beautiful cities in the world!