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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
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