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Complesso del Vittoriano, Rome

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The largest monument ever to be constructed entirely of white marble, the structure at Complesso del Vittoriano was at first a point of contention. A medieval neighborhood had to be destroyed before the monument could be built. The majestic emblem, dedicated to the first king of unified Italy, was completed in 1925 and occupies a central point between the Piazza Venezia and Capitoline Hill. It embodies the classic school of Italian sculpture, with fountains, Corinthian columns, and statues of the goddess Victoria. The museum is at the base of the monument's pillars. Victorian houses that are part of the structure feature exhibits showcasing individual artists. Lockers are provided near the entrance. A visit to the rooftop garden will give you real appreciation of the Rome with no entrance fee. Put Complesso del Vittoriano on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Rome trip generator.
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  • Very nice monument; did not see the exhibit and since my hotel was close by I had multiple chances to see it. Best viewed at night; also some nice photo opportunities of the Roman ruins at sunset in t...  more »
  • The Star Wars exhibition is really expensive for what it is. It's basically a collection of figures rather than anything else the staff imagine it to be. The Hopper exhibition is also expensive but at...  more »
  • As you walk around the corner, this hugely impressive building comes into view. You do wonder how on earth these buildings are ever constructed such is the splendour. Well worth going to the top of th...  more »