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Circo Massimo, Rome

Circo Massimo - Rome, Italy
Circo Massimo
Via del Circo Massimo, Rome, Italy 00153Map
+39 06 06 0608(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: Trastevere - Testaccio - Aventino - Gianicolo
Overview

In the 4 BC, Circus Maximus was one of the largest stadia in Rome, with a capacity of 250,000 seated spectators. It was the venue for horse racing, athletics tournaments and animal fighting. The last races held here were in 549 CE. Another very popular sport was marine battling, the arena was filled with water and fights between light boats took place. The tower is from medieval times. Of great historical significance, this place is sure a must visit attraction. Call ahead for more details.

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Circo Massimo General Information
  • Type: Cultural Events, Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries, Contemporary
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Circo Massimo
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