Circus Maximus

Ancient Roman circus in Rome

The Circus Maximus (translates to biggest round-course) is an ancient hippodrome in Rome. It was built by the Romans. It was used to stage chariot races, but also other uses like gladiator fights. Today it is a park.

The Circus Maximus is a park today.In the background are the ruins of the Imperial palace on the Palatine hill
This is what is left of the visitor tribune in the south, today

Other websitesEdit

  • James Grout: Circus Maximus, part of the Encyclopædia Romana
  • Circus Maximus Archived 2012-03-22 at the Wayback Machine Ipix 360° panorama
  • "Aerial view of Circus Maximus". Google Maps. Retrieved October 14, 2005.