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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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  • On the column you can find scenes with the campaigns against the Dacians (present-day Romania). You can compare them best as a forerunner of comics. At the top stands the image of Peter.
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  • The colomn is in the start of the Roman forum. Back in the day all of the Roman buildings were as tall as it. It is master piece of art. Comemorating Train and his great battles. It takes less than 10...  more »
  • The columa impresses with its greatness. A striking and imposing monuments. Access is quite easy.
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