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Address: Corso d'Italia | A 50 metri da Porta Pia, 00198 Rome, Italy
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Nice gateway

This wasn't far from our hotel so we saw it at night and walked past it again during the day, well worth the 2 minute walk for us.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I read the story that a cannon, united Italy, September 20, 1870,Rome was all surrounded by high walls, fantastic !!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This wasn't far from our hotel so we saw it at night and walked past it again during the day, well worth the 2 minute walk for us.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

A wonderful place surrounded by hotels, restaurants and gelato bars, as well as quick access to transport links. We stayed at Hotel Porta Pia which was not far from the land mark and was quite a pleasant experience. Buses next to it take you into the main part of the city and near most sites such as the castle, Colosseum,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The Porta Pia is an interesting monument which was designed by Michelangelo. Inside the Porta Pia is a small two-part historical museum of the Risorgimento. Both parts of the museum are free and a guard will be happy to escort visitors and further discuss the exhibit. Worth the stop. Located in front of the UK Embassy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Porta Pia is a gate in the Aurelian Walls of Rome, seen here from a taxi cab window. One of Pope Pius IV's civic improvements to the city, it is named after him. Situated at the end of a new street, the via Pia, it was designed by Michelangelo in replacement for the Porta Nomentana situated several hundred meters southwards,... More 

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