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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 2 days ago

Beautiful, awesome building that can be seen from any point in Rome! Spotlessly clean, housing some wonderful art and statues. Lots of steps! Take the elevator (€7 per person) to the top level to look across the whole of Rome!

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This just catches your breath every time you see it. Sadly due to the fierce heat of Rome we did not venture up all the stairs. A beautiful white building very well maintained.

Thank morag550
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the prettiest places we have seen in Rome, when walking to the colosseum or back, it's easy to check out!

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a stunning building; truly spectacular and in a city full of wonderful places that is saying something. Rome is like a film set. It's beautiful. This was one of the jewels in the crown for me. Wish we'd had more time to check...More

Thank EmmieLouH
Reviewed 4 days ago

The monument is impressive, but the view from the rooftop is gorgeous. You can see the Colloseum, the Roman Forum and on the other side the Pantheon. The fee is 7 euros for the elevator to the top of the building, but the entrance in...More

Thank anateo11
Reviewed 5 days ago

We didn't have time to check out inside but the building is very impressive and well worthy of a few pics. Not far rom the Colosseum.

Thank HW08
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can learn a great deal about the formation of modern Italy here but the best bit is the views from the roof which are wonderful although there is a charge for it. Early morning or late afternoon are best.

Thank Hemmo1968
Reviewed 6 days ago

A very large place and worth making an effort to see, there is more to see at the back so don't just look at the front steps. This place is not on the main list of places to see but set out an hour to...More

Thank 40somethingboy
Reviewed 6 days ago

Magnificent to look at. More steps than I care to climb but did in the fierce heat of a Rome afternoon in July. Queue for the toilets was staggering. I did not go right to the top of the monument for 7 euros in the...More

Thank MummyBear03
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place situated in the centre of Rome. Views and a 5 min walk to the colosseum in one direction and a 10 min walk in the other direction to Spanish steps and Trevi fountain. Worth a visit.

Thank Shellylouise
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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19 August 2017|
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Response from DaveC774 | Reviewed this property |
I can confirm there was no cafe when we visited late July.
13 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)