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Colonna di Traiano, Rome
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Completed in 113 CE, Colonna di Traiano celebrates Roman emperor Trajan's victory in the Dacian Wars. The column is carved to the top with stories that describe wars between the Dacians and the Romans. At the top, you will see a bronze figure of St. Peter, which replaced the stolen statue of Trajan. Hire a guide for in-depth stories surrounding this monument. Use our Rome itinerary maker to visit Colonna di Traiano on your trip to Rome, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • It is a story of Trajan and his wars. It is a rememberance for the Dacians. It is also a work of art. It is a must view. 
  • This column is one end of a forum with lots of other fragments of Roman buildings. The pictures tell one of Traiano's conquests and the subsequent rule by the Romans. We had an extra view from the Bas...  more »
  • There is an impressive view over this historical column and the detail behind it and over it, all those little figures tell a big story along so many years! Impressive.