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Piazza Vittoria Emanuelle

There are a few things to see within and a rich history. However it was a bit overgrown and neglected with a lot of vagrants hanging about.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
Petronella R
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

There are a few things to see within and a rich history. However it was a bit overgrown and neglected with a lot of vagrants hanging about.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

In this Piazza, which is almost like a park - there were several monuments/sculptures/old buildings and such to have a look at. Rather green for being called "Piazza" - with gorgeous tall trees, including some palm trees.. grassy areas and benches to sit down. When we visited there was a closed area around the "Magical Door", so we couldn't come... More 

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Germany
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

We came upon this square after we bought trian tickets for Orvieto and had to wait two hours for the train, so we decided to walk around outside Termini. Not a nice area. The piazza itself was hosting several individuals drinking and the overall feel was one of "get out of here and soon". The territory between here and Termini... More 

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Rome, Lazio, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

My family runs a hotel in Piazza Vittorio Emanuele for over 54 years, during which almost a million guests arrived, have gone, have walked, have gone to dinner and come back, even in the late evening, an incalculable number of times. None of them has ever been involved in or witnessed any incident of violence. Nor on the web there... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Piazza Vittorio Emanuelle II is not a place I would go out of my way to visit, we had been here before in years gone by and was only here this time as we were staying in the area and it was on our path to get to somewhere else. The Piazza is not well kept and does have an... More 

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Klerksdorp, South Africa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

First time in Rome. Walked past from termini. Too many homeless people sitting around with armed police and military police present. Not what I expected unfortunately...

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

I thought the view of the wedding cake. The huge white building was amazing. The piazza is very large area. Buildings around it a architecturally very interesting. This area I believe was built on top of an ancient Roman site. The buildings in existence back then are under ground still there in places. I saw a recent documentary on it.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

An old piazza and a garden in front. A nice place to visit and there is a simple market right in front. THe place is the fort for cats. U see a lot of cats camping there.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

This enormous piazza near the Termini is not to be confused with the monument on the Corso in the Storico. There are many people here, kind of a hangout, and some gardens. A little unkempt. Suspect it could be dodgy at times.

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Kastel Novi, Croatia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II, also known as Piazza Vittorio, is located neat the Termini. On a green area there are several mysterious ruins, part of the Roman fountain from the 3rd century and Porta Magica, an unusual doorway from the 17th century. Around the square there are a lot of lovely wooden cottages with flowers.

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