Circo Massimo is one of the most visited archaeological areas in the historical centre of Rome. This ancient arena extends into the valley between the hills of Palatine and Aventino. It is also very close to all the main points of interest in Rome.
Being one of the most famous places in Rome, and also being slap bang in the centre of the city, Circo Massimo area is always full of people, from residents to the occasional tourist. This definitely complicates things if you have organised a trip to Rome by car and are planning to park near the Circo Massimo.
Parking in Rome is not the only thing you have to worry about, Circo Massimo, as well as the entire historical centre, is inside a large Limited Traffic Zone (ZTL), where driving is prohibited at certain hours.
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Directly across from the arena, there is the Circo Massimo metro station on line B. From here you can reach other emblematic places in Rome's historical centre, such as the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, the Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura and the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore.
Rome Termini and Roma Tiburtina train stations are only a few stops away as well.
Circo Massimo dates back to ancient Roman times, given that the first traces of a similar construction date back to VI century BC. However, the huge building did not have a definitive structure until 46 BC.
With its 600-metre long and 140-metre wide space it could hold about 250,000 spectators. Circo Massimo was an amazing architectural work for its time and is still the largest structure in the world for putting on a show. Besides the incalculable historical value, Circo Massimo als