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Circus Maximus, Rome

Categories: Ruins, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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2.6/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web
Head to ancient Rome at Circus Maximus, once the site of a Roman chariot racing stadium. This was the first and largest stadium in ancient Rome and its later empire. Enjoy a walk through the park to admire what remains of the place where more than 300,000 spectators once cheered on chariots. Information plaques displayed by the ruins tell more. Put Circus Maximus into our Rome itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Rome.
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  • But seen from a distance, and that here was a stadium, but without prior explanation, is a square of lawn and Park it. In particular many people didn't like.
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  • You should visit it because it's history but can not see anything. Just the location and a set of stones. You don't expect you much.
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  • Truly amazing and full of history. The glance which gives the visitor and unique. Where can we find a place where centuries ago, vied with the chariot race and the winner was carried in triumph to the Colosseum? It is now used for concerts and walks with friends since over the centuries remained only an immense lawn. Do four stars and not five to clean the area, tall grass and dirt here and there, however a place worth visiting. Metro fifty meters away.
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  • Critics say there is not much too see only because once it was an enormous structure and wonderful too, today instead not so much remained and most of it fell down. Anyway, there is this big land where you can smell the history of Rome and visible are some architectures on the sides. Very near is the FAO of the United Nations and the Giardino Degli Aranci
  • Watched a David Gilmour concert here. Best experience of my life, and circus maximus is a pretty cool location.
  • Site of chariot races, it is a very open area below Palatine Hill with its oval still intact. Nice place to walk around. Not a lot to see, but a key part of history and inspiration for movies such as Ben Hur
  • Not much to see. Also the traffic around is terrible. And as soon as something happens there (concert) it is hard to move around.
  • The Circus Maximus is a large field where Roman chariot race track was situtated. Standing where the track once had been, one can't but think of chariots running wildly one after the other in their quest for victory.
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