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Virgin Mary column in Piazza Mignanelli

The most popular tourist stop in central Rome, so naturally when visitors were passing by, they... read more

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Bangkok, Thailand
Nineteenth century column

The Column of the Immaculate Conception is located down the road from the Spanish Steps. Atop the... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2018
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most popular tourist stop in central Rome, so naturally when visitors were passing by, they would find the beautiful Colonna Dell'Immacolate monument of the Blessed Virgin Mary, located in Piazza Mignanelli. It was placed in front of the offices of the Palazzo di Propaganda...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 5, 2018

The Column of the Immaculate Conception is located down the road from the Spanish Steps. Atop the column stands the Virgin Mary with four Hebrew statues at the base. No crowds here so it was a peaceful visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

The column was discovered during an excavation and was eventually paired with the lovely Virgin Mary of today. The very tall column is ancient Roman. Mary is stomping on a snake (original sin) and at the base of the column are 4 Hebrew statues of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

This column is on the way to the Spanish Steps. It is about a one minute walk to the Spanish steps. There are many restaurants and shops around the column. A great meeting place. We hung out here a bit since all the crowds were...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

We saw the Colonna dell'Immacolata as dusk fell on Rome (see our uploaded photo) - it is an interesting architectural feature but it cannot compete for visitors' attention with Piazza di Spagna which is right down the road from it (which also means the crowd...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 15, 2018

This column is located at the far southern end of Piazza di Spagna, and is actually located within Piazza Mignanelli. Atop the column is a statue of the Virgin Mary, in whose hand rests a wreath, which is placed there by firefighters annually during a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

The high column near to Spanish Steps and Piazza Mignanelli had been erected there to commemorate the Immaculate Conception in the 19th century. Do not miss this spot while you travel around this area.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

This tall column is right next to the crowded Spanish Steps. It commemorates Pope Pius IX's declaration of immaculate conception. An important religious monument.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

The column dates to Roman times and was discovered under the site of a proposed monastery in 1777. It originally had a sculpture of Minerva mounted on top, as gleaned by historians. It was erected on the Plaza with the sculpture of the Virgin Mary...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 5, 2018

This column Dell'Immacolata or Immaculate Conception in English is located at intersections of Piazza Mignanelli and Piazza di Spagna. There is also Palazzo Mignanelli and Valentino shop. Column has been built in the 19th century and has plenty of details to admire.

Date of experience: April 2018
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