Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II, Rome

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Visit one of the most iconic landmarks in Rome, Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II. Located in the Piazza Venezia, the monument was erected in the late 19th century to honor the first king of unified Italy. The largest monument ever created out of Botticino white marble, it features Corinthian columns, a grand staircase, and several important sculptures. Admire the equestrian statue of Victor Emmanuel II that stands in the center. Visit the museum of Italian Unification in the base of the structure. You can take the elevator to the top of the monument for 360-degree views of the city. See Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II and all Rome has to offer by arranging your trip with our Rome trip planning site.
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  • This monument commemorates the unification of Italy. When I came across this monument, I had no idea Italy was a young country. I mean the modern day country we know today. I was very impressed...  more »
  • Better go there day time and night time also to get different views. Both views are beautiful. Big, so step out little further to take pictures. It's also called Altar of the Fatherland.  more »
  • Beautiful place. Entry is free but you have to wait in a line for a bit. We’ve waited just about 30 minutes and it was so worth it. The views are stunning, especially from the paid view point. It is.....  more »

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