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Colonna Traiana

Via dei Fori Imperiali, Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is another very tall obelisk surrounded by other buildings in a busy part of Rome. Bit difficult to get a decent photo due to its location and buildings all around it but definitely worth a look.

Thank n0rm55e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dacia was on the territory where Romania sits today. I'm a Romanian and I've learned about it from early classes and had at least 3 exams which included it. I felt more attracted to this column then to the Colosseum. But for anyone else it's...More

Thank Bogdan-Marius B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In most squares around the world there are different shapes and sizes of the Egyptian obelix - either as a swap of war or as a reproduction. On the other hand, these ancient columns are more locally embellished and usually tell in truncated pictures (like...More

Thank Thomas J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a tall monument which is surrounded by other buildings so worth a look and a photograph. No seats or anywhere to sit. Plenty of other things to see in this area so worth a visit.

Thank Hazel D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is another great column to spend a view minutes admiring and grabbing photos of. This column is right off of Piazza Venezia and is surrounded y other ruins. The beauty and detail will truly be appreciated with a telephoto lens or binoculars. The level...More

Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As you walk around Rome, you will see many Egyptian obelisk but then you see this and know its not the same. They are smooth. This had such beautiful relief work carved into it. Built around 100 AD.

Thank Mo1962
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in Foro Traiano (Trajan's Forum) at the north end of Foro de Cesare (Caesar's Forum) adjacent to Altair della Place, the column sports a spiral relief circling slowly up left to right celebrating many victories of the emperor Trajan over 1900 years ago. In...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

The column has certainly been standing a long time; now with St Peter on top. Lovely item and it's worth looking closely at the scenes of Trajan's efforts if you have a moment. If you can try and get a look from a nearby terrace...More

Thank Matvl
Reviewed May 26, 2017

The tall column is one of the most impressive I have ever seen. The detail in the carvings is amazing. It's kind of sad that you can view the top of it closer. The intricate carvings are amazing.

Thank JellyrollsKaren
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

No amount of reading up about the wonderful sites to be found in the eternal city could prepare me for what awaited my twin brother Stephen and I on our first holiday to Rome and Colonna Traiana was another amazing relic of Rome's glorious past...More

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Response from Oleg Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they can, Erik.
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Response from tRAVellerOfTheW0rld | Reviewed this property |
There is actually a staircase inside the shaft of 185 steps that lead to the platform. Unfortunately it is closed for visitors.