Explore the first and only stadium ever built from masonry in Ancient Rome on an audio guide tour of the ruins of the Stadium of Domitian. See amazing reconstructions of the former site of the ancient Olympic Games, located 5 meters beneath Piazza Navona.
Discover what lies beneath Piazza Navona in central Rome on an audio guide tour, available in 6 different languages. Travel back in time and look at a selection of unpublished photographs, 3D reconstructions, videos and informative panels that tell the story of the Stadium of Domitian.
Learn about the development of the site into the current piazza and the evolution of ancient Roman sports. Descend 5 meters below street level to explore the former circus in all its dimensions, and get details about the travertine blocks, brickwork and marble columns of the main entrances. Hear how up to 30,000 spectators were divided at the arena.
See artifacts from the days of the Roman Empire found during archaeological excavations, including fragments of sculptures and a torso made from Pentelic marble from the quarries of Penteli north of Athens.
Choose the best option for you:
Entrance ticket to the underground archaeological site of the Stadium of Domitian
Audio guide available in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian and Russian
Audio guide for kids, available in English and Italian
Happy Hour (if option selected)