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Circo Massimo

Category: Sightseeing + Tours

Via del Circo Massimo, Rome, 00153

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Circus Maximus (Circo Massimo) - Rome - Reviews of Circus Maximus (Circo Massimo) - TripAdvisor
Ok...I wasn't expecting to see Charton Heston racing around in a chariot, but compared to other sights in Rome (Vatican, Colosseum, Forum etc) I was expecting to see something... It is...
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Rome: Circus Maximus (Circo Massimo) - Traveler Reviews - Don't waste your time - TripAdvisor
Picture more than 300,000 Roman spectators cheering chariot races inside this huge Roman circus, which was built to entertain emperors during the time o...
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Circo Massimo, Rome | MyTravelGuide.com
In the 4th century B.C., the 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 there were in 549 A.D. Another very popular sport was marine battling: th...
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Circus Maximus (Circo Massimo) | Museum/Attraction Review | Rome | Frommers.com
When the dark days of the 5th and 6th centuries fell, the Circus Maximus seemed symbolic of Rome's complete ruin. The last games were held in A.D. 549 on the orders of Totilla the Goth, who had seized Rome in 547 and established himself as emperor. He lived in the still-glittering ruins on the Palat...
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The Circus Maximus was purpose built for chariot racing. The track is about 600m long and 80m wide and could hold 12 chariots at a go. A spina (spine) ran down the center of the track along the length f the Circus Maximus to provide a division with a turning point at each end. At each end was a meta...
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