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A place of Worship

The Mitreo del Circo Massimo (The Miter of the Circus Maximus) was a place of Worship! Reviewers of... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2017
Dimitris L
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Sydney, Australia
You can almost hear the chariots racing around!!

We arrived at this place via the underground since it's only a short distance from the Coliseum... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2017
Laughingbear
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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Nov 15, 2017
“A place of Worship”
Oct 23, 2017
“You can almost hear the chariots racing around!!”
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Reviewed November 15, 2017

The Mitreo del Circo Massimo (The Miter of the Circus Maximus) was a place of Worship! Reviewers of this entry have misunderstood the title. The Mitreo was an area, in this case underground, where followers of this particular religion would gather and worship. It most...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed October 23, 2017

We arrived at this place via the underground since it's only a short distance from the Coliseum. The shape of the arena allows vistors to imagine the chariot races that would of taken place many years ago. I think this place hasn't really been exploited...More

Thank Laughingbear
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Not much to see anymore except a long valley and at one end the remnants of a fort and some seating. Nevertheless, in your imagination though, you can conger up visions of 4 horse chariots racing around this venue and the screaming and yelling of...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed December 22, 2016

The history of this venue is very rich, with some imagination you see how is was , just watch a history movie that covers this area and you will definately will understand how it used to be . Less crowded part of Rome . It...More

Thank Judithv6
Reviewed December 9, 2016

It's a shame there is not much to see now of what it was, but worths passing by and look at the size of Circo Massimo and imagining 250000 people in there for the shows back in history of Ancient Rome. These days it's still...More

Thank ziKho
Reviewed December 8, 2016

Rich history was made on this patch of land with the ancient chariot races. However, come with a creative imagination. What's left is basically… just a patch of land. Its not far at all though, just behind the Colossuem. So, walk a couple minutes to...More

Thank Jason0013
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

On the plus side, this site was never built over and it retains its original shape. The remaining buildings are in very poor condition. It is just a short walk from the Colosseum, but if you are pressed for time, it's really not all that...More

Thank stonewithnomoss
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Circo massimo is unfortunately not so preserved as the Colosseo however it is free to enter and it is interesting to imagine the ancient horse races while you walk on the track by yourself

Thank agent3451
Reviewed August 15, 2016

A place we walked past as we were heading for our tour bus stop heading for the vatican, I'd say it's worth a visit with good looks and lots of history. Unfortunately it was extremely hot on the day of our visit and it was...More

Thank Jocke H
Reviewed May 25, 2016

Walked through after visiting the Collesso. Nice place to sit in the grass and enjoy the sun or have a picnic lunch.

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Contrary to the chaos of the city, the Aventine is
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ancient churches, hidden gardens, private homes and
embassies, peace and quiet is top priority and the
vibe definitely friends and family. Take a walk around
the Aventine and you’ll find a treasure hunt of
surprises like the clever little keyhole at the
Knights of Malta entrance (the only place you’ll find
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