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Roof terrace and Vittorio Emanuele II Monument (Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II)

Vittorio Emanuele II
A huge white building in the heart of Rome, Vittorio Emanuele II Monument.
Internal tour is free, and you can see also the National Museum of Risorgimento.
There are always two guards at the altar and it's prohibited to approach the altar or to talk with them.

Vittorio Emanuele II
A glass elevator will bring you to the top of the Vittorio Emanuele II Monument.This superb view is in front of you at the moment of arrival. It's really breathtaking panorama. Colosseum is on the right. The ticket office is next to the elevator after the bar just behind the Memorial site.

Vittorio Emanuele II
The Rooftop terrace. It's a little bit curving as the shape of the Memorial. A 360 degree view of Rome can be obtained walking from one side to another side. Please bring back to home the great memories of Rome with this view. There is also a panel about the history of Memorial. The small dome of St. Peter's Basilica is on the right back.

Recommend: 5 stars

It's less known that there is a panoramic place in the center of Rome, like here. After a long day of exploring the city, from the top of this monument you can see the positional relationship of the city with map in hand. There is less tourist hustle.

In the heart of Rome, what's that huge white building?

The Venezia Square (Piazza Venezia) is located in the heart of central Rome and useful to access to major attractions. Towering And a huge white building in the center of this square is Vittorio Emanuele II Monument. It was built to commemorate the first king Vittorio Emanuele II, who had played a major role for the unification of Italy (1870).

It's a perfect landmark for visiting Rome!

Since it's very high, it can be a good landmark when you lose your location in the heart of Rome. Well, do you know that you can go up to the roof of this building? Previously there was only staircase but few years ago the lift was built and now you can go up to the roof easily in a few seconds!

Let's climb! The view from the rooftop terrace is great!

Once you arrive on the top by the glass lift, you can soon admire a 360 degree panorama of Rome. The Colosseum, the Roman Forum and St. Peter's Basilica are in front of your eyes. It's possible to see a whole city of Rome. Rome is surrounded by many hills and this place would be the best spot among those other high points.
After visiting of Rome city, you can see all of the sites, monuments and squares which you have been before. Then you can feel the history and background of the ancient Rome again.

Name Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II
Address Piazza Venezia, 00186 Roma, Italy
How to reach Take a Bus (No.40, 64, 85 or 117) and get off at the Venezia Square (PIAZZA VENEZIA)
Tel. +39 06-6991718
Closed None
Opening Hours 9:30-17:30 (Winter 16: 30)
price Lift to the roof terrace: 7 euros
Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II is Free.
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