"the circus maximus" Circus Maximus Tip by doug48

Circus Maximus, Rome: 43 reviews and 68 photos

  circus maximus
by doug48

located between the aventine and palatine hills is the ruins of the circus maximus. construction of the circus began in 4th century BC and was continually expanded until 549AD. the circus maximus was the site of rome's famous chariot races. the grandstands of the circus held over 300,000 spectators. in the backgound of the picture is the ruins of the emperor's viewing stands.

Address: via del circo massimo
Directions: aventine, metro: circo massimo
Phone: +39 06 0608
Website: http://www.www.sovraintendenzaroma.it

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  • Updated Jul 26, 2006
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