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Monument to Victor Emmanuel II

  • Roma, Italy
  • Via del Teatro di Marcello, 10 00186 Roma, Italy 
  • Design of the monument in honor of the first king of united Italy Victor Emmanuel II at Piazza Venezia in Rome designed by Giuseppe Sacconi in the Empire style spirit of ancient Roman architecture. As a statue, known as "Victorian". Construction of the monument was completed in 1911. The monument is decorated with various items, characteristic of ancient Roman structures (columns, statues, bas-reliefs). Monument celebrates monarchy, Fatherland, the Risorgimento and military prowess.

    Under the 12-meter-high bronze equestrian statue of the king is the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the so-called "Altar of the Fatherland." Unknown soldiers gave their lives in the struggle for their homeland in the war years 1915-1918. Above the chapel in a niche is a statue of Rome, and the case of it - bas-relief, which praised the work and love of country.
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