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“Boring, nothing to see”
Review of Circus Maximus

Circus Maximus
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Owner description: Picture more than 300,000 Roman spectators cheering chariot races inside this huge Roman circus, which was built to entertain emperors during the time of Imperial Rome.
Stockholm, Sweden
Level 6 Contributor
117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Boring, nothing to see”
Reviewed 17 July 2014

On the map it seems like an interesting area but there is nothing to see actually. It has its historical importance of course, but it's still quite pointless to visit.
Without trees/shadow this area can be especially warm during the summer.

Visited July 2014
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Love park, friendly surrounding bars”
Reviewed 16 July 2014 via mobile

I went looking for a a theatre and found a sandy track showing where it once was, but the park is a nice place to relax away from the crowd and has a lovely bar and ice shop to the north west edge of the green.

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Carp, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Walk by it but don't linger”
Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

There really isn't anything to see but a long stretch of nothing. I think they were doing restorations or something when we left. It would be nice to see what could come of it.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Big historic open space”
Reviewed 6 July 2014

The Circus Maximus lies a short ways from the Colosseum and Forum. It is a big open park and is a pleasant place to walk. It's very interesting to imagine what must have gone on there in ancient times. When we visited it looked like they were excavating or renovating part of the area, so it would be fun to go back and see what it presented in the Circus when they finish.

Visited July 2014
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Jakarta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“you need an imagination”
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Because it's history,
because its famous history,
this huge plain is left up to your imagination as to what happened in centuries gone by.
The smells, noise, scenes.
it's all for you to imagine and live through!
worth a visit.

Visited May 2014
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