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Roman historical spaces and Egyptian Obelisks, this one was brought to Rome in 10BC

Romans incorporated Egyptian Obelisks into their architectural schemes, there are 13 Obelisk in... read more

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One of many Egyptian Obelisks in Rome and stands imposing in the square. Incredible detail on all... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2019
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Whilst in Rome and walking the narrow winding streets there are 13 different obelisks from ancient Egypt to find and this one is an interesting one at that! Located in the centre of the Piazza del Popolo the Flaminio obelisk takes proud stance in the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Romans incorporated Egyptian Obelisks into their architectural schemes, there are 13 Obelisk in Rome. This one was built in the 13th Century BC by Pharaoh Ramesses II (at least he finished one of the 4 faces to complete it) and placed in the Temple of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 25, 2019

Located in Piazza del Popolo, the Flaminio Obelisk is one of the 13 ancient Egyptian obelisks in Rome. Taking its name from via Flaminia that connected Rome with Rimini, the Flaminio Obelisk is third in height after the Lateran and Vatican obelisks. With a height...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

One of many Egyptian Obelisks in Rome and stands imposing in the square. Incredible detail on all sides and really makes you want to research the stories depicted.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MalcH
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Located in the centre of Piazza del Popolo, this Egyptian obelisk with a cross at the top towers over the square. The obelisk dates from the 14th century BC and was brought back to Rome during the reign of Augustus. This is a lively square...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

One of the thirteen ancient Egyptian Obelisks in Rome. It is located in front of two churches in the spacious Piazza del Polpolo. This obelisk has special meaning since it was the one of first ones brought to Rome and was originally from Circus Maximus....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

This is the Obelisk in the center of the Piazza del Popolo square. It is ten Stories tall and once was in Egypt at the Temple of Ramses II. It was first in Rome at the Circus Maximus race track and was moved to this...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank finesilver
Reviewed June 16, 2018

This is one of the 13 ancient obelisks dotting Rome and is located in the center of Piazza del Popolo. With the base and crowning cross, it measures 36 meters tall. Constructed in the 13th century BC and was brought to Rome in 10 BC....More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

The 24M high obelisk had been brought from Egypt during Roman Empire. It is erected at the center of Piazza del Popolo. It is now the landmark there being the center of activity for the people visiting there.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed May 18, 2018

One of the thirteen obelisks in Rome. In the piazza del popolo. Nice piazza with a lot of people. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: May 2018
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