Circus Maximus

There’s absolutely loads of sightseeing to be done in Rome, but today we’re just going to be visiting the Circus Maximus… actually, there’s so much history in Rome that it’s nearly impossible to see just one thing. Close to the previously posted Colosseum, today the Circus Maximus is just a long strip of grassy land, but it was once the greatest stadium anywhere in the world. This is where the first ever Roman Games were held, and later (when Julius Caesar expanded the Circus around 50 BC), it became 600 metres long, 225 metres wide and could accommodate…

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