|08 Circus Maximus
An ancient hippodrome, thought to have been founded in the 6th century BC. Julius Caesar expanded the Circus around 50 BC. Chariot racing was the most important event at the Circus. The last race in the Circus Maximus is thought to have occurred in 550 AD. Today, nothing is left of Circus Maximus, except a large, green space that is now used for concerts, meeting etc.