The Ancient Markets of Rome with Skip the Line Access

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Immerse yourself into the daily lives of Ancient Romans as you explore the fantastic complex of ancient Trajan's Market and Museum of the Imperial Forum on a 3 hour guided walking tour with skip the line access.


  • Explore the Imperial Forum and take in the daily lives of Ancient Romans

  • Visit the Trajan's Market and Museum of the Imperial Forum on a 3 hour guided walking tour with skip the line access

  • Get a chance to browse through the artifacts found from the forums of Ancient Rome

  • Hear fascinating facts and stories from your expert guide

  • Get a glimpse of Roman urban architecture


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Arch of Constantine
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Join on a 3 hour guided walking tour of the Imperial Forum created to meet the need for more spaces in the old political center of Ancient Rome. With a skip the line access, spend more time roaming around the complex with an expert guide to give your fascinating facts and stories.

Walk along the Imperial Forum (Via dei Fori Imperiali) to reach the Trajan's Market and get an insight on how the forum changed over time to cater the city's growing population. One of the few preserved high-rise structures, the Trajan's Market is a good example of Roman urban architecture. As you enter the glorious Trajan's Market, admire the breathtaking complex consisting of Ancient Rome's shopping district where goods, such as fruit and vegetables, grains, spices, fish and wine, were bought and sold. The state storehouses, providing food for the poor at lower rates or for free, were also located at the market complex. Discover the 6 terraced floors containing over one hundred and fifty shops as you take a stroll along Via Biberatica (The Drink Road). Then, continue to the steep stairway leading to a huge market hall filled with ancient shops.

Head towards the Museum of the Imperial Forum and browse through the artifacts found from all of the forums of Ancient Rome, including the Corinthian capital decorated on three sides, a piece from the lower block of an Ionic cornice and a piece of the colossal statue of Genius Augusti.


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  • Headsets


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Entrance fees to the Trajan's Market

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children 6 years old and below are free of charge.

  • Tour operates with a maximum of 20 guests per guide.

  • Wear comfortable clothes shoes. Please bring a rain coat and/or umbrella in winter, and sun lotion and an umbrella for shade in the summer.

  • Drinking of energy drink or water is recommended.

  • The tour is not wheelchair accessible.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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