Circus Maximus

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  • Address: Via del Circo Massimo, 00186 Roma, Italy, 00153, Rome
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +31-060608
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Walking Area, Leisure, Architecture , Landmarks, Historic And Protected Sites

Circus maximus or Circo Massimo - largest stadium in ancient Rome which U-shaped structure built in 6th century BCE. It located between the Palatine and Aventine hills. Walk past the gigantic Colosseum and you will come across a vast green pasture where locals are seen relaxing, dog-walking or jogging in the early hours of the day. 

Supposed to be an arena for various kinds of sports and athletic competitions, the circus maximus was also the ground for the famous chariot races that were held for an entire day, almost hundred a day at times. Circus maximus Rome had a capacity of around 250, 000 spectators either seated or standing.

During the excavation of the ground around circus maximus for construction of Metro Station circus maximus, light relics have been discovered which give an idea of the grandeur of what the circus would look like on a show day!

Known to be one of the oldest circus in the city of Rome, Circus Maximus has been delighting people by providing a solid ground for events and activities. A beautiful pasture, its vast green spreads are free for visitors to come and enjoy. There are absolutely no Circus Maximus Tickets or Circus Maximus Ticket Prices for anyone. The prospect of not having to spend hours on a long line to Buy Tickets for Circus Maximus leaves enough room for all to come here as per convenience and spend some nice time indulging in its beauty.

Rome trip for 5 days and Rome itinerary 4 days also include this attraction which is must visit in Rome.

Entrance Ticket Details For Circus Maximus

  • Circus maximus entry fee: Free

Circus Maximus Hours

Circus maximus Rome timing -

  • Winter: Tuesday to Sunday 9 am to 5 pm
  • Summer: Every day 9 am to 7 pm

How to Reach Circus Maximus

  • Bus 75, 81, 118, 160 ,673, Subway series MEB Laurentina Rebibbia- stop Circo Massimo

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  • Circus Maximus Address: Via del Circo Massimo, 00186 Roma, Italy, 00153, Rome
  • Circus Maximus Contact Number: +31-060608
  • Circus Maximus Timing: 24-hrs
  • Time required to visit Circus Maximus: 00:30 Mins
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  • 25.58% of people who visit Rome include Circus Maximus in their plan

  • 60.65% of people start their Circus Maximus visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Circus Maximus

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

66.08% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Circus Maximus

People normally club together Ruins Of The Palatine Hill and Roman Forum while planning their visit to Circus Maximus.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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