Torre della Moletta and archeological site Circus Maximus

Typology: Villas and archaeological areas


Address: Viale Aventino
Zone: Rione Ripa (Circo Massimo-Bocca Verità-Aventino) (Roma centro)
Enter your starting address
nel tratto compreso tra Via dei Cerchi e via del Circo Massimo


Telephone: 060608 tutti i giorni ore 9.00-19.00

Opening times

The archeological site will be open to the public:
from Tuesday to Sunday from 9.30am to 7pm (last admission at 6pm, summer time)
from Tuesday to Sunday from 9.30am to 4.30pm (last admission at 3.30pm, winter time)
24 and 31 December 9.30am-2.00pm

Closed on Monday, 25 December, 1 January, 1 May

On August 6th the Archaeological Area of Circo Massimo and Circo Maximo Experience
will be closed to the public from 14.00 (last admission 1 hour before)
We apologize for any inconvenience


Entrance fee
Full-price ticket: € 5,00
Reduced-price ticket: € 4,00

Roman Citizens
Full-price ticket: € 4,00
Reduced-price ticket: € 3,00

Free admission to residents in the city of Rome and in the Metropolitan City on the first Sunday of each month

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Roma Pass


Restored Circus Maximus opens to the public in November 2016 for the first time.
Entrance from Piazza di Porta Capena.
After 2800 years of events now revealed by its treasures finally visible, Circus Maximus will embrace romans and tourists with its timeless splendor.
600 metres long and 140 metres large, it underwent uncountable changes during the centuries. Ever since the royal age all sorts of public event have taken place in Circus Maximus: horse riding, hunting to exotic animals, theatre performances, public executions as well as religious and triumphal processions. Afterwards, this area was used as  passageway for “Acqua Mariana”, hosted crop cultivations  and mills, became the Frangipanes’ property, then cemetery for the Jewish, to end up with the construction of Gazometer plants, stores, handcrafting, craft industries, and houses.

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Culture and leisure › Cultural heritage › Archaeological heritage
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Date: from 2019-05-23

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Last checked: 2019-08-01 12:29
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