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Altar of the Fatherland

  • Roma, Italy
  • Via del Teatro di Marcello, 10, Roma, Italy 
  • Altar of the Fatherland was elevated to the anniversary of the unification of Italy in 1911 with a memorial dedicated to Victor Emmanuel II. Altar is 135 meters wide and 130 meters long and 81 meters in height. In this area until 1885 before had a medieval quarter palaces in the Renaissance style. Construction officially opened several times (most recently in 1935).

    On the altar is a wide staircase in the center of the memorial to the King of Italy. At the foot of the monument on the grave of the Unknown Soldier and the eternal flame burns stands guard of honor in the form of Bersaglieri with peaks in their hands.

    From the Altar is a beautiful view of all of Rome. It is strange that in each direction Rome - its unique appearance.

    Altar of the Fatherland is of great historical and architectural landmark, which testifies to the rich history of Italy, namely the reunification and freedom of all Italians.
    • attractions
      • Galleries and Museums

Sights nearby

Monument to Victor Emmanuel II
The observation deck of the Altar of the Fatherland
Basilica of Santa Maria in Aracoeli
Capitoline Museums
Capitol Hill Centro Storico (Altstadt)
Monument Cole di Rienzo
Statue of a she-wolf suckled Romulus and Remus
Church of Santa Maria di Loreto Pigna
Statue of Marcus Aurelius
Column of Trajan Pigna
Senatorial Palace
Place du Capitole
Piazza Venezia Centro Storico (Altstadt)
Lupa Capitolina
Palazzo Venezia Centro Storico (Altstadt)
The house in which she lived Letizia Bonaparte Centro Storico (Altstadt)
Monument to Julius Caesar
Arch of Septimius Severus
Trajan's Forum Pigna
Temple of Saturn
Police Tower Pigna
Church of St. Catherine in the square Magnanapoli Pigna
Temple of Apollo Soziana saint angelo
Villa Doria Pamphili Centro Storico (Altstadt)
Theatre of Marcellus saint angelo

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