Located about halfway between the Pantheon and the Colosseum, the Atare della Patria (Altar of the Fatherland), which is also known as the Monument of Victor Emmanuel II, can be seen from throughout the neighboring streets. It is a huge, marble building that also has the tomb of the unknown soldier, the army museum, and a panoramic viewing platform. There is also the busy Piazza Venezia located across from the building as well as the Santa Maria di Loreto church. What certainly stands out are the different statues, including the two of the goddess Victoria riding on a chariot being pulled by four horses known as a quadrigas.
Altera della Patria
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Below the Goddess Roma
Statue of Victor Emmanuel II on Horseback
View of the Roman Forum and Colosseum from the Rooftop
After the death of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of…
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