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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  • Situated in the center of the city, the self-guided walk takes you through the eternal flame, the steps, the cafe, the backside, and finally a small museum inside the building. The best part, it's...  more »
  • We enjoyed our visit here. It encompasses the tomb of the unknown soldier and celebrates the reunification of Italy. Great views from the top. A free entrance attraction and Definately worth the walk....  more »

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