Rome Walking Tour: Baths, Temples, and the Circus Maximus

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Rome Walking Tour: Baths, Temples, and the Circus Maximus is a 1.6 mile point-to-point trail located near the city of Roma. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for walking.

1.6 miles 108 feet Point to Point

kid friendly


A walk through southern Rome: Terme de Caracalla, Circus Maximus, Mouth of the Truth and the Isola Tiberina This walk starts in the Terme de Caracalla, one of the most impressive Roman ruins. You'll discover the popular Mouth of the Truth, the romantic island on the Tiber, and the surprising Teatro Marcello (with medieval houses built on the ruins of the Roman theater). This walk passes many important ancient landmarks, so it is important to know some Roman history: The Roman Empire was huge: In 192 it included modern-day Italy, France, England, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Austria, Greece, Romania, Turkey, part of the Germany, Israel, all the north coast of Africa and large parts of the Middle East including the Tiger and Euphrates rivers. "Barbarians" lived to the north of the empire in what is now Germany: Goths, Vandals, Teutons, Lombards. In the east lived the Scythes and the Parthia in the former empire of Alexander the Great. The Pax Romana (Roman Peace) was a period from 27 B.C. to 192 when emperor Augustus was able to stop civil wars and Roman invaders were accepted in the conquered territories.

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