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Tickets for Circo Maximo Experience

Take a VR trip back into Ancient Rome at Circo Maximo

Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 24 hours before visit date (if selected)
Instant ticket delivery
Wheelchair accessible
Audio guide: English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish
Smartphone tickets accepted
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Due to the developments in the COVID-19 outbreak, we have extended our cancellation policy.

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  • Pop into ancient Roman shops and watch a fast-paced chariot race, complete with cheers from a Roman audience
  • See a show on eight stages as the past blends in with the present using augmented and virtual reality
  • See the Arch of Titus appear in its original majestic form, and also experience Circo Maximo in the Middle Ages


Pop into ancient Roman shops, watch wagons bumping along the cobblestone roads, and witness Circo Maximo come back to life in all its historical splendor!

Thanks to augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), you can see Ancient Rome in action at the Circo Maximo Experience. This cutting-edge experience uses interactive display technologies that have never been used before in an outdoor space this massive. Be a part of history, thanks to technologies of the future!


What's included

Admission to Circo Maximo Experience in a small group
40-minute walking itinerary available in six languages (English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, and Russian)
Immersive VR device (see-through technology)
Stereo headsets

What's not included

Live guide
Additional info

Show itinerary:

  • The Valley and the origins of Circo Maximo
  • The Circus from Julius Caesar to Trajan
  • The Circus in the Imperial Age
  • The Cavea
  • The Arch of Titus
  • The shops of the Circus (tabernae)
  • The Circus in the Middle Ages and in modern times
  • A day at the Circus
  • Panoramic view

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation may be available depending on your ticket selection
  • Changes are not possible for this ticket


  • The entrance to the Circo Maximo is situaded at Viale Aventino (in front of the FAO building)
  • Show your smartphone ticket at the ticket office


Opening hours

Wednesday 09:30 - 19:00
Thursday 09:30 - 19:00
Friday 09:30 - 19:00
Saturday 09:30 - 19:00
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 09:30 - 19:00

How to get there

Circus Maximus
Via del Circo Massimo, 00186, Rome
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Ratings & reviews

2 Reviews
Feb 29, 2020
Amazing just like been back in real times
Jul 12, 2019
Sehr ambitioniert, nur die Auflösung der Videos ist verbesserungswürdig. Zu Pixelig. Ansonsten ein super Erlebnis 👌

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