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Palazzo Venezia, Rome

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Architectural Building Historic Site
Gain perspective on Venice's history from the 15th century to the present day with a visit to Palazzo Venezia, a fascinating structure facing Piazza Venezia. The building originally served as a home for cardinals of the church of San Marco and was later used by the Italian government for many years. In fact, this structure functioned as the office of Mussolini; its balcony is recognized as the spot where he gave many famous speeches. As you approach, enjoy views of the beautiful facade from the piazza, then tour the national museum housed inside. Add Palazzo Venezia to your Rome travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Rome itinerary builder.
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  • We visited the Palazzo on a Thursday afternoon. We walked all the way around the outside before stumbling upon the entrance. We were the only people there and I am not surprised. It was underwhelming....  more »
  • It's very easy to overlook the wonderful architecture in this city with its ancient ruins and magnificent history but just a 10 minute walk away from the Colosseum you come into Piazza Venezia were yo...  more »
  • We were looking for somewhere to fill an hour after visiting the Capitol and we stumbled into this museum, which we saw on a Saturday afternoon virtually by ourselves! I had read this museum was under...  more »
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  • Nice museum with collections of medieval & renaissance art, sculpture & weaponry. Amazing place to sit and spend your evening outside building at piazza.
  • Beautiful building inside and out with a lovely garden courtyard. Worth looking around.
  • Wonderful palace. A must see in the city
  • Small permanent collection, well worth a visit, in an impressive renaissance palazzo.
  • All good things