Circus of Maxentius 2.5 rating

  Landmarks

This well-preserved Roman circus was built at the beginning of the fourth century. It was part of an imperial villa built by Maxentius and the complex also contains the Mausoleum of his son, Romolo. (Only the circus can presently be visited).

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Tue
10:00
16:00
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About Circus of Maxentius

 Via Appia Antica, 153, 00179 Roma, Italy

 +39 06 0608

 http://www.villadimassenzio.it

Circus of Maxentius and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Appian Way

Appian Way(2.6 km)
'All roads lead to Rome' may be more than an exaggeration today, but the once-important Appian Way certainly does take you to the city of seven hills.

The Catacombs of San Domitilla

The Catacombs of San Domitilla(1.2 km)
Named after Saint Domitilla, the Catacombs of Domitilla along Via Ardeatina are the oldest and best preserved underground burial networks in Rome.

Basilica and Catacombs of San Sebastiano

Basilica and Catacombs of San Sebastiano(0.3 km)
The Basilica of San Sebastiano fuori le Mura was originally constructed in the 4th century on the site where the relics of Saints Peter and Paul had been temporarily safeguarded in the 3rd century.

Tomb of Cecilia Metella

Tomb of Cecilia Metella(0.3 km)
The mausoleum of Cecilia Metella, who died in 69 BC, is the best preserved monument on the Appian Way and dominates the surroundings.

Caffarella Park

Caffarella Park(2 km)
Caffarella Park covers an area of 339ha and is part of the larger Appia Antica park.

Jewish Catacombs

Jewish Catacombs(0.5 km)
The Vigna Randanini are Jewish Catacombs on the Appian Way which were used as underground burial sites in the 2nd – 4th centuries.

Fosse Ardeatine

Fosse Ardeatine(1.1 km)
This was the site of the slaughter in 1944 of 335 Italians, including many Jews from the ghetto, in retaliation for a Partisan attack on German troops in Rome.

The Catacombs of San Callisto

The Catacombs of San Callisto(0.9 km)
Spread over 15 hectares on the Appian Way, the Catacombs of San Callisto (Callixtus) was the burial site of 16 Popes and over 50 martyrs from the 2nd to 4th centuries.

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