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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 15 November 2016

Although you have to pay to take the lift to the top viewing area, it gives the best panoramic view of the city! You can get to the lower levels without charge where the view is also good.

Thank Gail F
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I only visited from the outside and didn't go in- my loss. It seemed that everywhere we went and turned on our too brief visit, there was the Victor Emanuel Monument. Tall. Stately. Olympic. Grandeur. Kingly. Statesmanlike. We were so impressed with it- the massive...More

Thank Buc_Haish
Reviewed 14 November 2016

You can pretty much see this monument from anywhere in the area, so it's a good spot to get your orientation right. It is also worth a visit ; it is impressive and offers some of the best views over Rome.

Thank Dirk W
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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

When I did my must see attractions of Rome this was on the list however my expectations and the reality where totally different. This is one of the biggest surprises of my trip...

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

Lots of steps - beware. So many impressive statutes and the architecture is amazing too. What a view from the top of the hill!

Thank gd454
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Very close to the \coloseo - you can see it from very far distance. very monumental and beautiful,,,

Thank Karolina W
Reviewed 14 November 2016

A must visit while staying in Rome. Its beautiful and amazing to actually see. Take your comfortable shoes as there will be allot walking and stair climbing. Best of all its free (there are some divided room museums that you would have to pay to...More

Thank rosemary a
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I thought this looked like a good place to view the city and it sure was! Because we didn't visit the colosseum this time we appreciated the wonderful view we had of the ancient ruins from the very top. We thought it...More

Thank Karin R
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is a massive monument. Rome is full of old fabulous monuments and buildings, everywhere you look there is a new vista. What a city. You will never see all that is to be seen but it is great fun trying. Definitly a city to...More

Thank Plusfore
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Naysayers could say this is a study in vanity and poor taste... and they might be right. It is part of Rome, however and it is not to be missed. You can get sweeping views of the city and a good overview of the Forum....More

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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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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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