Rome Walking Tours
History Tours

Rome may not be quite eternal, but it has over 20 centuries of history and the monuments to prove it. The city is perhaps the best place in the world to learn how certain ideas about politics, philosophy, religion, and art were disseminated throughout Europe and America. An ancient world of mystery and splendor - not to mention the gladiators and slaves, upside-down crucifixions, man-eating lions, papal intrigue, dictators, and the Colosseum! The magnificent history of the Eternal City can be yours with Your Own Italy’s Rome History Walking Tours. See the details below and contact us for additional information and customization of your private tour.
The Colosseum

At the Colosseum, one of the largest structures of the ancient world, Romans once gathered to watch gladiator games, animal contests, and even reenactments of sea battles. A massive stone amphitheater which seated an estimated 60,000 spectators, it was built in only eight years. Your guide will...

Imperial and Medieval Rome

Find out how a great empire falls and then reemerges in a different form on this tour of the "dark ages": the period between the demise of the Roman Empire and the beginning of the Italian Renaissance. The church of San Clemente is a twelfth century church built on the remains of a fifth century...

Jewish Rome

Ancient Rome, like contemporary New York City, was a sprawling area of diverse people trying to live and do business together. They were Greek, North African, Sicilian . . . and Jewish, many of whom went to Rome to work but ended up settling among their compatriots, building homes, raising families...