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Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II

Piazza Venezia, Rome, Italy
+39 06 678 0664
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Located in the center of Piazza Venezia, this grandiose monument, also known as the Altar of Patriotism, was erected between 1885 and 1911 to glorify the first king of Italy.
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Piazza Venezia, Rome, Italy
Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
+39 06 678 0664
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a very interesting building, but you can't see too much of the inside to appreciate the size. Marble everywhere, and some beautiful sculptures on the outside of the building. Security staff are constantly on the watch for anyone trying to sit down on...More

Thank RBN11
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Monument of the former italian king Vittorio Emanuele II. The size is impressive and it is a representation of the mood of the time at the end. Surrounded by roman ruins and a good starting point for a trip.

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This is a must see place in Rome! It's white and grandeous!! It's a short walk from Colosseum and from Spanish steps

Thank travelqueenme
Reviewed 21 October 2016

You cannot miss this building on your way to the Colosseum. It dominates the square in which it stands. Take the time, if you have it, it's well worth a look.

Thank Foss1948
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Passed by this on our walk to the Colosseum and explored in and around. Later in our trip, a tour guide mentioned that you can take an elevator to the very top of the monument for 7 Euro, so we went back. Great views from...More

1  Thank JH_10999
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

You can get to the top with a lift (7EUR), it is Worth it ,Just a few people know About this, romantic and extra oedinary. The most beautiful view in Rome. Without this lift is is the average sightseeing.

1  Thank krissstynka
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Please continue on after your visit to the Colosseum, ancient Rome and finally The Vittorio Monument. This will make a wonderful afternoon visit but plan to be here later as the Piazza just below has many nice restaurants to visit even for just a cup...More

Thank richardbV3544BV
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a must see!!. It's a huge, spotless clean and extremely beautiful monument. WIll take your breath away.

Thank lviggianodeliz
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Built to warship founder of a modern Italy, it stands above all other structures around and it's impossible to miss. Not too much to see inside apart from rooftop viewing terrace though. Still, due to its impressive size and architecture, definitely worth taking a closer...More

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Also known as Altare della Patria (Altar of the Fatherland) was built in post first world war era. This place has fountains, amazing sculptures and an equestrian statue of Victor Emmanuel.

Thank subh27
Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
If all roads lead to Rome, then they all end here.
Piazza Venezia and the Ancient City are the very
epicenter of the Eternal City. Within a 360-degree
turn, Roman history unrolls in front of you, from its
ancient beginnings to its 21st century
transformations. Whether it’s those historical
playgrounds known as the Roman and Imperial Forums, or
the side-street shops, trattorie, and churches, this
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12 July 2017|
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Response from Melissa R | Reviewed this property |
You do not need tickets. This one one of the only 2 places we didn't have advanced tickets and it was nice to just go on our own. We do like Viator for all out other scheduled tours and would highly recommend you do a... More
27 March 2017|
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Response from Sherif S | Reviewed this property |
i did not see a cafe in the roof top at all, to understand well the roof top is the highest place to reach (paying a ticket and taking the elevator)
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21 March 2017|
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Response from howiet1971 | Reviewed this property |
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