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Colonna Traiana

Via dei Fori Imperiali, Rome, Italy
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“trajan's column” (71 reviews)
“bas relief” (17 reviews)
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Via dei Fori Imperiali, Rome, Italy
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"trajan's column"
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"bas relief"
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"roman emperor"
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"carrara marble"
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"pope sixtus v"
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"internal staircase"
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"intricate carvings"
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"piazza venezia"
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"imperial forum"
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"marcus aurelius"
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"ancient rome"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There are several triumphal columns in Rome, but this is by far the most notable and interesting, and it is the original design for the later ones. It has a story to tell - the story of the triumph of Trajan, thus Rome, over the...More

Thank Milen D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a column which was erected in the 100's AD. It tells a story of the time and the battles which took place back then. It is right near the center of everything so you can't really miss it, nor should you. On the...More

Thank finesilver
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located to the side of Trajans market and forum, this was a column honoring his victories in Jerusalem. Now a statue of Saint Peter is on top.

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Reviewed June 10, 2018

The column Colonna Traiana is erected to commemorate Emperor Trajan'v victory during the war with Romania. It is located near to the Forum of Augustus. Recommended.

Thank YTCHENG
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

I saw this column took a few photos and moved on. Later on, I came back in a walking tour and the guide explained much more about this column. It was monument to commemorate the Trajan's triumph over the Dacians. The column actually tells a...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

A majestic work of art celebrating Trajan’s victory over the Dacians. I’m glad we went to the museum afterward, where we received much more explanation so we could appreciate what we were seeing.

Thank MJLAlberta_Canada
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

This column was erected in 113 AD to commemorate emperor Trajan victory in the war with Dacia/Romania/. It is located after the forum of August and next to Piazza Venetia.

Thank Jivko V
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

This column was erected in the Forum Traiani, during the 2nd century, to commemorate Trajan's victory in 2 campaigns during the Dacian wars. As with most columns of this era, the story is told in a spiraling bas-relief ascending the tower. Atop the tower is...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

A most impressive survivor with astonishing detail of conquest over the Dacians. Originally painted , so would have looked even grander.

Thank Gavin R
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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Erected in 113 AD this beautiful column is a must see. Not much else to be said. Read up the history and then have a look.

Thank Karsten K
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John B
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Response from Oleg Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they can, Erik.
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JCM107
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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.
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