The Roman Circus in Milan

The Roman Circus in Milan

The Roman Circus was a large open venue used for public events in the Ancient Roman Empire. It was one of the main entertainment sites of the time. Chariot races, horse races, important events of the Empire and even reenactments of naval battles were held here. There is not much left of Milan’s Circus now, only one of the alleged two twin towers (the other one is ruined). This tower, square in shape, was transformed into a bell tower of Maggiore Monastery in the 8th -9th century. It is located in the yard of the Archeological museum along with the only existing defensive tower of the city walls.

The Ticket price for the Roman Circus
In order to see the tower you need to buy a ticket for the archeological museum.

Archeological Museum ticket price
Regular price is 5€.
Reduced price is 3€.

Free entrance: every day during the last hour before closing, every Tuesday after 14:00h, individuals under 18 years old, accompanied persons with a disability
Reduced price: senior citizens over 65 years old.

Working hours for the Roman Circus
Archeological Museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 9:00am to 5:30pm.
Archeological Museum is closed on all Mondays, January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.

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