The building blocks of travertine and brickwork , internal walls are plastered with stucco soberly decorated.
The Stadium of Domitian, such as stage of masonry hitherto known to the outside of Greece and the eastern world , the circus has the form (m 265x106 ) with the longer sides parallel , one of the short sides curved and the other slightly oblique ; differs from the circus to the smaller size and the absence of the plug and the obelisk.
The external facade was made of a double series of arches resting on pillars : the bottom of the Ionic order , the top of the Corinthian order ; on each side opened an input.
There are numerous marble sculptures and statues singles, which were probably located in the upper fornix or housed in niches of the classrooms on the ground floor , found in the immediate vicinity of the stadium.
Decorations Stadium is traditionally reported the so-called Pasquino , found in Piazza Navona at the corner with Via of Plenty and representing the group of Patroclus and Menelaus ; but it is noteworthy that in other excavations carried out at various times along the streets that surrounded on all four sides of the building were found more statues certainly related to the decoration of the monument.
Every day 10.00 - 19.00 (no closing day), Saturday 10.00 - 20.00.
The ticket office closes 30 minutes before.
Full Ticket € 10.50 (audio guide included), agency fees included
Reduced ticket € 8.50 (audio guide included), agency fees included
Duration of the visit with 40 minutes audio guide.
Entry at reduced rates is allowed to:
Boys aged 12 to 18.
Adults over 65 years.
Card Roma Pass.
Big Bus customers.
Visitors in groups of over 15 people.
Free admission is allowed to:
Children up to 12 years of age (not for events and workshops);
all Sundays are planned activities for children for whom it is expected to pay the entrance ticket for them too.
Unlike a disabled person with a guide.
The archaeological area is equipped with a stairlift with a small armchair.
(every day from 10 am to 6 pm, Saturday until 7 pm)
Entrance and guided tour with our archaeologist (minimum 20 paying, reservation required):
Stadium: € 14.00 per person (60 minutes) agency fees included;
Stadium and Piazza Navona: € 16.00 per person (80 minutes) agency fees included;
Stadium, Piazza Navona and Ecole francaise excavations: € 18.00 per person (100 minutes), agency fees included
For a smaller number of participants it is necessary to request a new quotation.
The following exclusive activities can be organized on request:
guided tour of the Stadium and the excavations of the Ecole Francaise;
birthday parties for children;
EU tourist guides are entitled to free entry, through the display of a valid license issued by the competent authority, in the exercise of their professional activity, including the inspection for reasons of study and professional updating.
Piazza Navona Roma (Rione VI - Parione) 06/85301758