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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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  • Terrible1%
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Piazza Venezia, Rome, Italy
Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
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Reviewed July 9, 2016

The monument is impressive build in white marble but the same problem like almost everywhere else in Rome no information available on audioguide or at least a plate.

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Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

This was incredible. You must see it. Just be aware that there is a gate to enter at first and they do not allow people with luggage in. The view from the top of the building is breath taking and it's free!!

Thank TheScottishChick
Reviewed July 9, 2016

Well, although we never thought specifically of coming to Rome to see the Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II, I can say for certain that our experience there was one to remember. We heard from a lot of Italian friends and family that the monument was...More

Thank ste565
Reviewed July 8, 2016

There is no denying that the Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II is a magnificent building. There are a lot of steps to climb both outside and once you get in. The attitude of the attendants left a little to be desired however. We, and others,...More

Thank Matthew E
Reviewed July 8, 2016

An amazing building the shear size of i we walked passed here several times on our travels around Rome and worth a visit

Thank sue31r
Reviewed July 7, 2016

A magnificent monument, with fabulous views. But be sure to take the glass lift to the very top, there is a charge, but well worth it, the views are truly spectacular.

Thank MrsSandM
Reviewed July 6, 2016

I felt like Rocky after climbing all the steps. You are not allowed to sit on the steps when you enter, security guard likes to blow his whistle at you and he told a gentleman to leave. Climbed to the very top and again security...More

Thank Pandabuddie
Reviewed July 6, 2016

Beautiful monument with grandiose statues and a great view of the city. Be sure to climb the steps to where you can take the lift to the top to see all seven hills of Rome.

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Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

It is an impressive building, a landmark, and offers great views from the terraces. I'm not sure that I would visit inside or its museum if I haven't seen other Rome gems first. To go to the the top was too expensive in my view.

Thank LAP P
Reviewed July 5, 2016

Although it will seem heresy for traditionalists, of all the beautiful buildings in Rome, ancient and historic, none is more magnificent than the monument to Vittorio Emanuele! This glorious edifice was constructed relatively recently in Roman terms, completed in the 1920's, but it is as...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
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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
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nounajmi
July 12, 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
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gin142
March 26, 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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Peter D
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