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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  • I was on the bus going from the Colosseum to the Trevi Fountain scene here eyes remained stopover and, let's compare. It was locally much convincing to hear the pros and cons in certainly flashy, prominent building.
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  • Climb above everything is €10, but worth it to see the entire city. There is a change of guards at each exact hour (is not very spectacular, but if these there is well see it).
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  • This monument to the King is so over the top it is almost chuckleworthy! It is quite possibly the most 'overstated' piece of architecture I have ever seen, but being a short stroll to the real gems ge...  more »
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