The Mithraeum of Circus Maximus, Rome

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The Mithraeum of Circus Maximus, Rome, Italy

The mithraeum, a sanctuary devoted to the cult of God Mitra, was built in the 3rd century in the underground space of a huge public building. The different rooms preserve testimonies tied to religious rites and two marble relief portraying the most important period in Mitra's life: the murder of the cosmic bull that spreads life and fertility.

Visitable on request

Entrance fee Lit. 4.000 (Euro 2,07).

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