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Erected between 180 and 196, this marble monument celebrates the victories of the emperor Marcus Aurelius, which is in the form of a spiral with 190 internal steps.
Piazza Colonna, Colonna, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is impressive to see such large scroll erected in the the City of Rome. It tells a whole story of Marcus Aurelius and the wars fought under his command. The column itself went through a lot and had to be restored in order for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a little ways from our airbnb but since we had to pass it several times on our way to and from other landmarks, we would make a point of swinging by to study it. There are quite a few columns in Rome but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 2019

The Column of Marcus Aurelius built in 193 A.D. with reliefs detailing battles against barbarian tribes

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

If u walk from Republica square all the way down the street on side of a building u can take some stairs and there u see this giant colone across from one church.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 31, 2019

While you can no longer climb this mighty tower, it is still an amazing historic site. I came across it by accident on my tour of Rome and was so glad that I did. The classical Roman relief depicts the conquests of Marcus Aurelius and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

If you are on Via Corso, pass by to see this beautiful column in a nice square that is good for taking a break.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

This is an imposing victory column located in Piazza Colonna to honour the victories of Marcus Aurelius. Intricate carvings depict scenes of victories from battles. The statue of Marcus Aurelus on the top of the column has been replaced by that of St. Paul for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nellielim
Reviewed September 26, 2018

This fantastic detail-filled pillar is located just across from a shopping mall area (Galleria Alberto Sordi) which is located inside of another beautiful structure. The details engraved on the pillar are as interesting and have withstood time's weathering for many years to continually display their...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shane G
Reviewed September 24, 2018

During my first visit to Rome, also the most recent visit, I had many of these moments where I was astounded by the sheer wealth of extraordinary art and cultural monuments this city contains. Looking up at the Column of Marcus Aurelius was another one...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Charming_Karl
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Situated in a relatively quiet piazza, on the edge of Via del Corso and next to Piazza di Monte Citorio, this is one of the most imposing celebratory (the victories of Marcus Aurelius) columns in Rome. Intricate upward spiralling carvings adorn the column for the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Frantic fashionistas, pedicured politicos,
goal-oriented tourists, and on-the-go locals cross
paths every day in Colonna, a delightful chaos in the
very center of the city. Even though it has some of
the city’s loveliest sites—a 2nd century column, Belle
Epoque shopping center, and a magnificent Baroque
parliament building—Colonna is not just another pretty
face, but the cosmopolitan eye of Rome’s cultural
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