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Altar of the Fatherlandin Rome, Italy

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It is a majestic monument in the heart of Rome, it occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill. You will find a magnificent view of the city on the top of it.
Altar of the Fatherland, Rome
The monument was built in honor of the first king of united Italy, Victor Emmanuel II. It is located in the center of Piazza Venezia and visitors are allowed to climb on the top of it.

The ratio of the monument in Rome is ambiguous. Some derisively call it "open piano" and "wedding cake", while others consider it one of the brightest tourist attractions.

Vittoriano, for many Italians is a symbol of their dreams of a united Italy.

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#8Climb to the roof of the Altar of the Fatherland in RomeClimb to the roof of the Altar of the Fatherlandoddviser

Climb to the roof of the Altar of the Fatherland and you will find the best panoramic view to the city.

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Location: Piazza Venezia

Open hours

from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

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Try the unique experience of visiting Rome comfortably in a luxury car with personal English-speaking chauffeur.

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To see all Rome in a short period of time its not necessary to take a helicopter, you may just have a 1 dat tour on a open bus and enjoy the best sights of Eternal City.

€20+/person
#40Rome on scooterRome on scooter

See all great buildings, monuments, magnificent sights of Rome in one day while riding a retro scooter and plunge in the atmosphere of Eternal City.

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