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This column, placed on Piazza Colonna, is the monument built in honor of Marcus Aurelius and his victory in marcomannic wars.
On the central square of Rome there is a 40-meter-high column - the Column of Marcus Aurelius. The construction began as far back as 130. The unique historical monument is decorated with thematic bas-relief conveying significant events of the Marcomannic Wars.
The Column is visually divided into 28 cylindric blocks and the diameter of the monument is 3,7 meters. It really stirs travellers' interest.
Photo: Column of Marcus Aurelius on Piazza Colonna, © Simone Ramella
Photo: Column of Marcus Aurelius, © Patrick Denker
How to get
You can get to the architectural landmark taking any kind of public transport, subway including (Line B, Spagna station).
Column of Marcus Aurelius on the mapLocation: Piazza Colonna, Roma
More places to visit in Rome
The small caffee in the center of Rome. Here you can order pizza to go and taste this interesting fast food walking through the city.6
Terrazza Paradiso Restaurant
From the terrace of the restaurant opens a unique view of the high hills and castles and the eternal city, which within the night lights shimmers with all the colors of the rainbow.9
Basilica of Saint Clement
This small and modest Basilica is located near the Colosseum and keeps the ancient treasures that will delight all lovers of antiquities.13
Cencio La Parolaccia restaurant
It is one of the most unusual restaurants in Rome, where visitors and waiters are actors, and where it is assumed to be rude to everyone.2
Restaurant in Genio Hotel
The charming hotel palace in a Neo-Renaissance style is placed in a stone's throw from Piazza Navona, the Pantheon and Campo di Fiori.7
It is difficult to resist the temptation and not to try all the desserts, because each dessert is prepared according to an ancient recipe.3
La Terrazze Restaurant
La Terrace Restaurant at the Sofitel hotel is a place where you can perfectly combine a fine cuisine with a dizzying view of the capital.7
The bridge Cavour is better known for the Roman tradition as the place where daredevils jump into the waters of the Tiber in the New Year.14
The real Rome is here: on the small street of Trastevere, where the music, the party and the rest never stop.23