Rome tours: Circus Maximus

The Circus Maximus in Rome tours is the largest building designed for the performance of all time. The building was originally 600 meters long and 140 wide, and thanks to the legend of the Rape of the Sabine Women is considered as one of the key points that contributed to the birth of the city.

The Circus Maximus built for horse racing one of the passions of the ancient Romans, the first building was made of wood, but shortly after the structure was replaced by marble and Egyptian obelisks placed at the center of the track, and now one is located in Piazza del Popolo and the other in San Giovanni Squares.

With Rome tours in the Circus Maximus you can learn about and discover the secrets of one of the sports facilities ever built before that can accommodate almost three hundred thousand spectators, but this structure is not only home to horse racing, but also mock battles where there were violent clashes to the naval battles.

In the Middle Ages the Circus Maximus lost importance and were stolen his best marbles and stones, and with the passage of time was covered with clumps of earth and slowly abandoned.

The Circus Maximus within Rome Tours will allow you to relive, if only for a moment, the time of the ancient Romans engaged in shows, contests and their excesses remained a symbol of the games and now used for concerts and events, over the years, maintaining its party atmosphere and vitality.

Here below is a small list of some driving tours in Rome just pick the one you like!

Rome Private Tour

The private tour of Rome is a tour 7 hours round trip from your accommodation in Rome, which will bring you among the wonders of ...

  • Tour length: 7 hours
  • Depart from: your accommodation in Rome

Rome junior private tour

A slightly shorter Rome tour, for those who like a lighter exploration.

  • Tour length: 5hours
  • Depart from: your accommodation in Rome

Real Rome Walking Tour

Your tour guide will help discover all of it, wandering around through the narrow Roman streets, stopping to taste the best pizza

  • Tour length: 3 hours
  • Depart from: In Campo De' Fiori

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