Circus Maximus

Type: Historic Sites

Map / Directions 10Best Says

What today appears to be a large open field, was once a grandiose sporting arena (one of the largest in the world) during Imperial times. The Circo Massimo (Circus Maximus) was a facility that...  Read More

  • Outdoor Activities, Historic Sites: "If you're in the neighborhood, don't forget to stop by Cristalli di Zucchero for some of their delightful mini decadent desserts!"
  • Best for Outdoor Activities Because: Standing and looking at Circus Maximus you can just feel ancient Rome and envision some of the most historic chariot races.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: The Circus Maximus was Ancient Rome's largest racetrack and nowadays serves as a market or concert space.

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