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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. For Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II and beyond, use our Rome itinerary builder to get the most from your Rome vacation.
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  • I loved this place even though I hadn't read anything about it prior to our visit. I actually preferred it to the Collisium. I saw it at night first during a tour and it took my breath away...we then ...  more »
  • spectacular monument dedicated to vittorio emanuele 2nd, represents the entire nation, with its values and sacrifice. Rome is just a charm
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  • I can not say it is a must visit place in Rome but it right in center of city so you can spend some time, good historical ruins right beside it.