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Piazza Venezia, Rome

#18 of 520 in Historic Sites in Rome
Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Landmark
Once a Roman circus, Piazza Venezia is now one of the city's busiest thoroughfares and historic centers. Visit the square to admire Il Vittoriano. This massive, pantheon-style marble monument is dedicated to Vittorio Emanuele II, united Italy's first king. Climb to the top for a different vantage point of the plaza's architecture. Visit the Palazzo Venezia, constructed in the 15th century by future Pope Paul II, as well as the 1,900-year-old Trajan's column, a Roman victory monument. The square is a major traffic intersection, so be careful when crossing the streets. To visit Piazza Venezia on your holiday in Rome, and find out what else Rome has to offer, use our Rome.
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  • This is a beautiful Piazza, Iconic, really! I am ashamed to say that I almost missed it, but fortunately, I didn't! Would love to go back  more »
  • It is one of the largest squares in Rome. Piazza Venezia extends between Via del Corso and Via dei Fori Imperiali and its current shape is the result of renovations of the area, which took place...  more »

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