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Piazza Venezia

Piazza Venezia | Rioni Pigna, Trevi, Campitelli, 00187 Rome, Italy
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Ranked #58 of 739 Attractions in Rome
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Activities: Walking
Owner description: Close to many tourist attractions such as the Roman Forum and Capitol Hill, this large sunny square is the true hub of Rome, which features the... more » Owner description: Close to many tourist attractions such as the Roman Forum and Capitol Hill, this large sunny square is the true hub of Rome, which features the impressive monument of King Vittorio Emmanuele II. « less
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San Diego, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

This is the piazza that proceeds Victtorio Emmanuel II Monument. There are bus stops along its perimeter. A cozy little park, too. Be careful crossing, the cars are moving quickly around the circle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

its a very impressive place and breathtaking architecture all around the monument of King Vittorio Emmanuele II

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

This is an amazing building with amazing architecture. You are not allowed to sit on the stairs or have pictures taken holding a banner/flag etc, the guards blow a whistle and move you on! Amusing watching people doing this! You can go inside for free and go to the rooftop for amazing views of Rome.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

exquisite walk from the fori imeriali to piazza Venezia but once you get there there is nothing really to do but head elsewhere

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Yes the best value for money in Rome is Piazza Venezia as it is free (with the exception of 7 euro for the lift to the roof) this building in its own is massive and i mean F****** Massive pardon my swear word but visit here from 9am-6pm its worth it there is a museum inside and a chapel very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The monumnet draws its name from Cardinal Venezia who ordered the construction of his palace in 1455 or so, near the church of St. Mark, the 'Patron Saint' of Venice.Later the palace became the seat of 'Republic of Venice'. The suqare is the central hub of Rome and is at the foot of the Capitoline Hill. The piazza is at... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I was so impressed with this building. How grand it is and how beautiful. You must visit the top floor. If you go there, don't forget to take the elevator all the way up.

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Lille, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It's one of the biggest square in Rome, very nice to take a picture there. The square is faced the sun during the afternoon, so maybe it's a good idea to visit in the morning.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I truly believe that this piazza owes it's popularity thanks to Il Vittoriano. It comes at the end of Via del Corso and it's a busy transport hub as most buses and trams stop here.

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Yerevan, Armenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Piazza Venezia to my opinion is the heart of all of Rome and one of the most fascinating historical and architectural monuments of the Eternal City

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