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Circus of Maxentius: Tours & Tickets

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8 Jul 2019
“Only takes 5 mins of your time”
12 Jun 2019
“Stunning historical ruin”
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Via Appia Antica 153, 00179 Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 25 July 2019

We stopped in while walking the Appian Way (about mile 3 from the entrance of the trail). There was no charge to get in but we put a donation in the box that was close to the entrance. Although the place was mostly basic ruins,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank LoveToTravelTerrie
Reviewed 8 July 2019

Quickly stop in and visit the Circus of Maxentius when you are on the Appian Way. It's free, its quick and it seems to be as well preserved as the Circus Maximus but without the fee.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Em B
Reviewed 12 June 2019

The Appian way is a fantastic site in itself, but is studded, to either side, with historical attractions to visit. I was impressed by all of those I saw but this was definitely my favourite. The ruins of the villa and circus are picturesque, dramatic...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Paul R
Reviewed 3 May 2019

This race track was smaller than the better known Circus Maximus, holding only approximately 10,000 spectators, but is much better preserved. It is the second largest of all circuses, only beaten by Circus Maximus. It is the best preserved of all Roman circuses. In the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 2 May 2019

This is a free site on the Via Appia Antica between the Tomb of Cecilia Matella and the catacombs. We wandered in and found a site which preserves the circus of the emperor Maxentius which from the information panels must have been impressive in its...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank David B
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16 January 2018|
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there is a bus that stops right in front