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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  • The monument to Vittorio Emanuele II is located at the piazza venezia directly below the Capitol Square and in the immediate vicinity of the Roman Forum. The ascent to the monument pays off. You will be rewarded with a fantastic view over Rome
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  • For more than a few make criticism of the aesthetics of the monument (saying that it was a wedding cake), I thought it was great! We were able to take good pictures, climbing on the roof. In this case, you pay 10 euros for the ascent.
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  • The white brickwork glistens in the sunlight, giving a beautiful background to the monuments on display, but to fully appreciate this monument, you should come at night. In the dark, the flames, which...  more »
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