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Circo massimo Ancient Roman stadium for chariot races. Today a park where you can relax on the grass and imagine the sound of horses' hooves vibrating on the ground. It keeps the ancient form intact if viewed from a distance.
The chariot racing arena of the Circus Maximus is as old as Rome itself. The scene of the Rape of the Sabines, organized by Romulus to bring women to Rome, it has since become the quintessential symbol of sports, religious celebrations, and games in the city of Rome.
Located between the Aventino and Palatine Hill, the Circus Maximus was the largest stadium in ancient Rome built for chariot races. Roman circuses were the most important centres of entertainment in the Roman cities, apart from the theatres and amphitheatres. They were extended precincts in which…
Once the site of games and horse races, as well as the place where the legendary rape of the Sabine women took place, today it is mostly used for large events, such as concerts and events.
The Circus Maximus (Latin for greatest or largest circus; Italian: Circo Massimo) is an ancient Roman chariot-racing stadium and mass entertainment venue located in Rome, Italy. Situated in the valley between the Aventine and Palatine Hills, it was the first and largest stadium in ancient Rome and…
The Circus Maximus is an ancient Roman chariot-racing stadium and mass entertainment venue in Rome. In the gap between the Aventine and Palatine hills, it was the first and largest stadium in ancient Rome and its later Empire. It measured 621 m (2,037 ft) in length and 118 m (387 ft) in width and…
Circus Maximus What visitors see today is a large oblong field that modern-day Romans go for walks in. But Circus Maximus today is not so very different to what the ancient Romans saw when they first started to use this small valley between two of Rome’s hills, the Palatine and the Aventine, for…
Sito Storico e culturale utilizzato per grandissimi eventi data l'imponente capienza, a sole 2 fermate di metro si può raggiungere questo posto fantastico dove sono stati artisti del calibro dei Rolling Stones, Laura Pausini e Vasco Rossi
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