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Arco di Costantino (Arch of Constantine)


Standing beside the Colosseum, Constantine's triumphal arch was one of the last great Roman monuments, erected in AD 315, shortly before the emperor...

Piazza del Colosseo

Colonna di Marco Aurelio (Column of Marcus Aurelius)


The 30m (100ft) column of Marcus Aurelius was built between AD 180 and 196 to commemorate the victories on the battlefield of that most intellectual of...

Piazza Colonna

Fontana Paola


This grandiose fountain, which sends lavishly splashy cascades into an equally grand pool, is fed by water that has travelled 35km (22 miles) through a...

Via Garibaldi

Foro Italico & Stadio Olimpico


A marble obelisk, 36m (120ft) high, with the words 'Mussolini Dux' carved on it, greets visitors to the Foro Italico, a sports complex conceived in the late...

Il Vittoriano

Attractions, Museums

It's worth climbing to the top of this monument, not only to appreciate the enormity of the thing, but also to see the charmingly kitsch art nouveau...

Piazza Venezia/via di San Pietro in Carcere/piazza Aracoeli

Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella


This colossal cylinder of travertine is the final resting place of, and unusual tribute to, a woman who linked two major families in late first century BC...

Via Appia Antica 161

Museo dell'Ara Pacis


Whatever you make of its new container, it's a relief that Augustus' great monument has finally been liberated after years hidden beneath scaffolding: its...

Via Ripetta/lungotevere in Augusta
Tags: Monument