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Rome Sights

Circo di Massenzio

  • Via Appia Antica 153 Map It
  • Via Appia Antica
  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Updated 03/19/2014

Fodor's Review

Of the Circus of Maxentius, built in AD 309, remain the towers at the entrance; the spina, the wall that divided it down the center; and the vaults that supported the tiers of seating for the spectators. The obelisk now in Piazza Navona was found here. The adjacent Mausoleo di Romolo is a huge tomb built by the emperor for his son Romulus, who died young. The tomb and circus were on the grounds of the emperor's villa.

Sight Information

Address:

Via Appia Antica 153, Rome, Latium, 00179, Italy

Map It

Phone:

06-0608

Sight Details:

  • €5
  • Tues.–Sun. 10–4

Updated 03/19/2014

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