Circus Maximus, Rome
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Address: Via del Circo Massimo, 00186 Roma, Italy
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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. This is the site of circus maximus- Rome’s most famous and by far the oldest circus.
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. The circus 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.
How To reach Circus Maximus by Public Transport
- Bus 75, 81, 118, 160 ,673, Subway series MEB Laurentina Rebibbia- stop Circo Massimo
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Not much left of it, not very impressive in itself. I recommend sitting in the circus and reading its Wikipedia article. That actually, with some imagination, gives you a good idea of what it might have been like.
This is going to be a harsh review because I want the next person to understand something: There is almost nothing left of this site. There were a few ruins behind a gate, which I have no idea how to get through, and that is it. I wouldn't even recommend getting off the train a stop early on your way to the Colosseum. Just skip this "site". As a side note, it rained while I was touring this area, so maybe on a sunny afternoon this is magical, but I DID NOT see any magic.
I did not expect much and was still let down. There really is nothing to see here, except for the tower and little remains at one side. This place is basically just a big grassy field. It is badly in need of some work from the government.
Good location. Nice view near Roman Forum. Breakfast not so good.
If you're not very into anicient history, circus maximus is not for you. Its a big open space where it once was a huge circus, which I am sure was spendid to see. But now there are trees, dirt and people. Its a nice place to have visited, but don't expect much.
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