Departure time: on demand
- Skip-the-Line entrance to the Stadium of Domitian and Piazza Navona tour
- Guided Tour
- Booking and handling fee
- Guest relations assistance
- Transfer from/to hotel
What to remember:
- People under
18 must bring a valid ID
- Students under 26 must bring their student card
The Stadium of Domitian is the first
example of brick masonry stadium in the history of Ancient Rome.
were brought to light in 1936. It was a huge arena, 240 meters long and 65
wide, which would contain 30.000 spectators. The remains lie under Piazza Navona,
indeed, all the buildings that faces the square lay their foundations on the
was commissioned around 86 AD by the Emperor Titus Flavius Domitianus.
It was used
for athletic contests, such as running or boxing, indeed, it was built in order
to celebrate the Certamen Capitolino Iovi,
a quinquennial competition, in imitation of the Olympic Games.
had been used until the 5th century. Starting from the 8th
century oratories were built over the area, in the 13th century
houses and towers and during the Renaissance churches and palaces.
is accessible from the square and is illuminated by the sunlight thanks to wide
have the chance to admire bleachers, pillars and radial walls originally made
of travertine then replaced by brick, in the curved side of the stadium.Our tour will continue with the visit of Piazza Navona,
a masterpiece of the Baroque era. At the centre there is the magnificent
fountain of the 4 rivers (the Danube, the Gange, the Nile and the Rio de la Plata)
created by Bernini. In front of the fountain there is the suggestive
Saint Agnes church designed by Francesco Borromini, Bernini's rival.
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