View of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. It was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
View of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. It was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Sculptural group The Action by Francesco Jerace part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors, such as Leonardo Bistolfi, Manfredo Manfredi, Giulio Monteverde, Francesco Jerace, Augusto Rivalta, Lodovico Pogliaghi, Pietro Canonica, Ettore Ximenes, Adolfo Apolloni, Mario Rutelli and Angelo Zanelli. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Sculptural group The Action by Francesco Jerace part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors, such as Leonardo Bistolfi, Manfredo Manfredi, Giulio Monteverde, Francesco Jerace, Augusto Rivalta, Lodovico Pogliaghi, Pietro Canonica, Ettore Ximenes, Adolfo Apolloni, Mario Rutelli and Angelo Zanelli. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Details of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors, such as Leonardo Bistolfi, Manfredo Manfredi, Giulio Monteverde, Francesco Jerace, Augusto Rivalta, Lodovico Pogliaghi, Pietro Canonica, Ettore Ximenes, Adolfo Apolloni, Mario Rutelli and Angelo Zanelli. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
The entrance stairway of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. One of the architecturally predominant elements of the Vittoriano are the external staircases, which are constituted in the complex by 243 steps. The entrance stairway is 41 m (135 ft) meters wide and 34 m (112 ft) meters long. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Details of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors, such as Leonardo Bistolfi, Manfredo Manfredi, Giulio Monteverde, Francesco Jerace, Augusto Rivalta, Lodovico Pogliaghi, Pietro Canonica, Ettore Ximenes, Adolfo Apolloni, Mario Rutelli and Angelo Zanelli. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Guard of honor and flames in braziers guarding the outside of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier buried in the of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument holds the Tomb of the Italian Unknown Soldier with an eternal flame, built under the statue of goddess Roma after World War I . The body of the unknown soldier was chosen on 28 October 1921 from among 11 unknown remains and buried in a state funeral on 4 November 1921. The tomb is a symbolic shrine that represents all the fallen and missing in the war. The side of the tomb of the Unknown Soldier that gives outward at the Altar of the Fatherland is always guarded by a guard of honor and two flames that burn perpetually in braziers.The guard is provided with military personnel of the various weapons of the Italian Armed Forces, which alternate every ten years. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Guard of honor and flames in braziers guarding the outside of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier buried in the of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument holds the Tomb of the Italian Unknown Soldier with an eternal flame, built under the statue of goddess Roma after World War I . The body of the unknown soldier was chosen on 28 October 1921 from among 11 unknown remains and buried in a state funeral on 4 November 1921. The tomb is a symbolic shrine that represents all the fallen and missing in the war. The side of the tomb of the Unknown Soldier that gives outward at the Altar of the Fatherland is always guarded by a guard of honor and two flames that burn perpetually in braziers.The guard is provided with military personnel of the various weapons of the Italian Armed Forces, which alternate every ten years. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Guard of honor and flames in braziers guarding the outside of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier buried in the of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument holds the Tomb of the Italian Unknown Soldier with an eternal flame, built under the statue of goddess Roma after World War I . The body of the unknown soldier was chosen on 28 October 1921 from among 11 unknown remains and buried in a state funeral on 4 November 1921. The tomb is a symbolic shrine that represents all the fallen and missing in the war. The side of the tomb of the Unknown Soldier that gives outward at the Altar of the Fatherland is always guarded by a guard of honor and two flames that burn perpetually in braziers.The guard is provided with military personnel of the various weapons of the Italian Armed Forces, which alternate every ten years. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Statue of goddess Roma that overviews the outside of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier buried in the of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument holds the Tomb of the Italian Unknown Soldier with an eternal flame, built under the statue of goddess Roma after World War I . The body of the unknown soldier was chosen on 28 October 1921 from among 11 unknown remains and buried in a state funeral on 4 November 1921. The tomb is a symbolic shrine that represents all the fallen and missing in the war. The side of the tomb of the Unknown Soldier that gives outward at the Altar of the Fatherland is always guarded by a guard of honor and two flames that burn perpetually in braziers.
Reliefs part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors, such as Leonardo Bistolfi, Manfredo Manfredi, Giulio Monteverde, Francesco Jerace, Augusto Rivalta, Lodovico Pogliaghi, Pietro Canonica, Ettore Ximenes, Adolfo Apolloni, Mario Rutelli and Angelo Zanelli. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Reliefs part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors, such as Leonardo Bistolfi, Manfredo Manfredi, Giulio Monteverde, Francesco Jerace, Augusto Rivalta, Lodovico Pogliaghi, Pietro Canonica, Ettore Ximenes, Adolfo Apolloni, Mario Rutelli and Angelo Zanelli. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Sculptural group The Sacrifice by Leonardo Bistolfi part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors that symbolize the moral values of the Italians, or the ideal principles that make the nation firm. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Terrace of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. It's the first raised platform of the Vittoriano. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors that symbolize the moral values of the Italians, or the ideal principles that make the nation firm. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Statues of fourteen Italian cities by Eugenio Maccagnani part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors that symbolize the moral values of the Italians, or the ideal principles that make the nation firm. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Statues of fourteen Italian cities by Eugenio Maccagnani part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors that symbolize the moral values of the Italians, or the ideal principles that make the nation firm. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
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Statues of fourteen Italian cities by Eugenio Maccagnani part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors that symbolize the moral values of the Italians, or the ideal principles that make the nation firm. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Equestrian statue of Victor Emmanuel II by Enrico Chiaradia part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. At the center of the monument is the colossal equestrian statue of Victor Emmanuel, the 'Father of the Nation'. The statue, the work of sculptor Enrico Chiaradia, weighs fifty tons and measures twelve meters long (39ft). It rests on a pedestal decorated with allegorical reliefs representing Italian cities. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Reliefs part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors, such as Leonardo Bistolfi, Manfredo Manfredi, Giulio Monteverde, Francesco Jerace, Augusto Rivalta, Lodovico Pogliaghi, Pietro Canonica, Ettore Ximenes, Adolfo Apolloni, Mario Rutelli and Angelo Zanelli. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Statues of fourteen Italian cities by Eugenio Maccagnani part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors that symbolize the moral values of the Italians, or the ideal principles that make the nation firm. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Reliefs part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors, such as Leonardo Bistolfi, Manfredo Manfredi, Giulio Monteverde, Francesco Jerace, Augusto Rivalta, Lodovico Pogliaghi, Pietro Canonica, Ettore Ximenes, Adolfo Apolloni, Mario Rutelli and Angelo Zanelli. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Equestrian statue of Victor Emmanuel II by Enrico Chiaradia part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. At the center of the monument is the colossal equestrian statue of Victor Emmanuel, the 'Father of the Nation'. The statue, the work of sculptor Enrico Chiaradia, weighs fifty tons and measures twelve meters long (39ft). It rests on a pedestal decorated with allegorical reliefs representing Italian cities. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Equestrian statue of Victor Emmanuel II by Enrico Chiaradia part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. At the center of the monument is the colossal equestrian statue of Victor Emmanuel, the 'Father of the Nation'. The statue, the work of sculptor Enrico Chiaradia, weighs fifty tons and measures twelve meters long (39ft). It rests on a pedestal decorated with allegorical reliefs representing Italian cities. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
View of the portico of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The portico is 72 m (236 ft) long[ and is centrally supported by sixteen 15 m (49 ft) tall columns surmounted by Corinthian capitals. The architect Giuseppe Sacconi was inspired by the Temple of Castor and Pollux, which is located in the Roman Forum and not far from the Vittoriano.[Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Statues of fourteen Italian cities by Eugenio Maccagnani part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors that symbolize the moral values of the Italians, or the ideal principles that make the nation firm. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
View of the portico of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The portico is 72 m (236 ft) long[ and is centrally supported by sixteen 15 m (49 ft) tall columns surmounted by Corinthian capitals. The architect Giuseppe Sacconi was inspired by the Temple of Castor and Pollux, which is located in the Roman Forum and not far from the Vittoriano.[Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Detail of the left propylaeum of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
View of the portico of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The portico is 72 m (236 ft) long[ and is centrally supported by sixteen 15 m (49 ft) tall columns surmounted by Corinthian capitals. The architect Giuseppe Sacconi was inspired by the Temple of Castor and Pollux, which is located in the Roman Forum and not far from the Vittoriano.[Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Detail of the left propylaeum of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
View of the ceiling of the hall of the quadriga in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument houses in its interior so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Hall of the Ouadriga in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument houses in its interior so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Hall of the Ouadriga in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument houses in its interior so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Decoration of the monumental stairs in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument houses in its interior so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Decoration of the monumental stairs in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument houses in its interior so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Decoration of the monumental stairs in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument houses in its interior so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Hall of the Ouadriga in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument houses in its interior so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Hall of the Ouadriga in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument houses in its interior so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Inside view of the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier buried in the of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The body of the unknown soldier was chosen on 28 October 1921 from among 11 unknown remains and buried in a state funeral on 4 November 1921. The tomb is a symbolic shrine that represents all the fallen and missing in the war. The side of the tomb of the Unknown Soldier that gives outward at the Altar of the Fatherland is always guarded by a guard of honor and two flames that burn perpetually in braziers.The guard is provided with military personnel of the various weapons of the Italian Armed Forces, which alternate every ten years. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Inside view of the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier buried in the of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The body of the unknown soldier was chosen on 28 October 1921 from among 11 unknown remains and buried in a state funeral on 4 November 1921. The tomb is a symbolic shrine that represents all the fallen and missing in the war. The side of the tomb of the Unknown Soldier that gives outward at the Altar of the Fatherland is always guarded by a guard of honor and two flames that burn perpetually in braziers.The guard is provided with military personnel of the various weapons of the Italian Armed Forces, which alternate every ten years. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Inside view of the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier buried in the of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The body of the unknown soldier was chosen on 28 October 1921 from among 11 unknown remains and buried in a state funeral on 4 November 1921. The tomb is a symbolic shrine that represents all the fallen and missing in the war. The side of the tomb of the Unknown Soldier that gives outward at the Altar of the Fatherland is always guarded by a guard of honor and two flames that burn perpetually in braziers.The guard is provided with military personnel of the various weapons of the Italian Armed Forces, which alternate every ten years. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Inside view of the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier buried in the of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The body of the unknown soldier was chosen on 28 October 1921 from among 11 unknown remains and buried in a state funeral on 4 November 1921. The tomb is a symbolic shrine that represents all the fallen and missing in the war. The side of the tomb of the Unknown Soldier that gives outward at the Altar of the Fatherland is always guarded by a guard of honor and two flames that burn perpetually in braziers.The guard is provided with military personnel of the various weapons of the Italian Armed Forces, which alternate every ten years. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Inside view of the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier buried in the of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The body of the unknown soldier was chosen on 28 October 1921 from among 11 unknown remains and buried in a state funeral on 4 November 1921. The tomb is a symbolic shrine that represents all the fallen and missing in the war. The side of the tomb of the Unknown Soldier that gives outward at the Altar of the Fatherland is always guarded by a guard of honor and two flames that burn perpetually in braziers.The guard is provided with military personnel of the various weapons of the Italian Armed Forces, which alternate every ten years. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Inside view of the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier buried in the of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The body of the unknown soldier was chosen on 28 October 1921 from among 11 unknown remains and buried in a state funeral on 4 November 1921. The tomb is a symbolic shrine that represents all the fallen and missing in the war. The side of the tomb of the Unknown Soldier that gives outward at the Altar of the Fatherland is always guarded by a guard of honor and two flames that burn perpetually in braziers.The guard is provided with military personnel of the various weapons of the Italian Armed Forces, which alternate every ten years. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Inside view of the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier buried in the of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The body of the unknown soldier was chosen on 28 October 1921 from among 11 unknown remains and buried in a state funeral on 4 November 1921. The tomb is a symbolic shrine that represents all the fallen and missing in the war. The side of the tomb of the Unknown Soldier that gives outward at the Altar of the Fatherland is always guarded by a guard of honor and two flames that burn perpetually in braziers.The guard is provided with military personnel of the various weapons of the Italian Armed Forces, which alternate every ten years. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Inside view of the Memorial of the Unknown Soldier buried in the of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The body of the unknown soldier was chosen on 28 October 1921 from among 11 unknown remains and buried in a state funeral on 4 November 1921. The tomb is a symbolic shrine that represents all the fallen and missing in the war. The side of the tomb of the Unknown Soldier that gives outward at the Altar of the Fatherland is always guarded by a guard of honor and two flames that burn perpetually in braziers.The guard is provided with military personnel of the various weapons of the Italian Armed Forces, which alternate every ten years. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Memorabilia of the Italian Air Force in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Relicts of the First World War in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument houses in its interior so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Relicts of the First World War in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument houses in its interior so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Collection of flags of the navy in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Collection of flags of the navy in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Collection of flags of the navy in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Collection of flags of the navy in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Collection of flags of the navy in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Collection of flags of the navy in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Submarines in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Submarines in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Submarines in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Hall of the anchors in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Hall of the anchors in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Hall of the anchors in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Hall of the anchors in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Hall of the anchors in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Hall of the anchors in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Hall of the anchors in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Hall of the anchors in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Submarines in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Submarines in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Submarines in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Submarines in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Collection of flags of the navy in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Collection of flags of the navy in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Collection of flags of the navy in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Collection of flags of the navy in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Collection of flags of the navy in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Relicts of the First World War in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument houses in its interior so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Shrine of the flags in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars, The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
View of the ceiling of the hall of the quadriga in the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument houses in its interior so called Shrine of the flags is a museum of the Italian Armed Forces housed in the interior of the Victor Emanuel Monument. It exhibits a collection of flags of the Corps of the Armed Forces and memorabilia of the wars. The interior of the monument houses although the Tomb of the unknown soldier. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
View of the portico of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The portico is 72 m (236 ft) long[ and is centrally supported by sixteen 15 m (49 ft) tall columns surmounted by Corinthian capitals. The architect Giuseppe Sacconi was inspired by the Temple of Castor and Pollux, which is located in the Roman Forum and not far from the Vittoriano.[Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Equestrian statue of Victor Emmanuel II by Enrico Chiaradia part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. At the center of the monument is the colossal equestrian statue of Victor Emmanuel, the 'Father of the Nation'. The statue, the work of sculptor Enrico Chiaradia, weighs fifty tons and measures twelve meters long (39ft). It rests on a pedestal decorated with allegorical reliefs representing Italian cities. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Statues of fourteen Italian cities by Eugenio Maccagnani part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors that symbolize the moral values of the Italians, or the ideal principles that make the nation firm. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Statues of fourteen Italian cities by Eugenio Maccagnani part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors that symbolize the moral values of the Italians, or the ideal principles that make the nation firm. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Details of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors, such as Leonardo Bistolfi, Manfredo Manfredi, Giulio Monteverde, Francesco Jerace, Augusto Rivalta, Lodovico Pogliaghi, Pietro Canonica, Ettore Ximenes, Adolfo Apolloni, Mario Rutelli and Angelo Zanelli. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
The entrance stairway of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. One of the architecturally predominant elements of the Vittoriano are the external staircases, which are constituted in the complex by 243 steps. The entrance stairway is 41 m (135 ft) meters wide and 34 m (112 ft) meters long. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Equestrian statue of Victor Emmanuel II by Enrico Chiaradia part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. At the center of the monument is the colossal equestrian statue of Victor Emmanuel, the 'Father of the Nation'. The statue, the work of sculptor Enrico Chiaradia, weighs fifty tons and measures twelve meters long (39ft). It rests on a pedestal decorated with allegorical reliefs representing Italian cities. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Guard of honor and flames in braziers guarding the outside of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier buried in the of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument holds the Tomb of the Italian Unknown Soldier with an eternal flame, built under the statue of goddess Roma after World War I . The body of the unknown soldier was chosen on 28 October 1921 from among 11 unknown remains and buried in a state funeral on 4 November 1921. The tomb is a symbolic shrine that represents all the fallen and missing in the war. The side of the tomb of the Unknown Soldier that gives outward at the Altar of the Fatherland is always guarded by a guard of honor and two flames that burn perpetually in braziers.The guard is provided with military personnel of the various weapons of the Italian Armed Forces, which alternate every ten years. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Reliefs part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors, such as Leonardo Bistolfi, Manfredo Manfredi, Giulio Monteverde, Francesco Jerace, Augusto Rivalta, Lodovico Pogliaghi, Pietro Canonica, Ettore Ximenes, Adolfo Apolloni, Mario Rutelli and Angelo Zanelli. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Guard of honor and flames in braziers guarding the outside of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier buried in the of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument holds the Tomb of the Italian Unknown Soldier with an eternal flame, built under the statue of goddess Roma after World War I . The body of the unknown soldier was chosen on 28 October 1921 from among 11 unknown remains and buried in a state funeral on 4 November 1921. The tomb is a symbolic shrine that represents all the fallen and missing in the war. The side of the tomb of the Unknown Soldier that gives outward at the Altar of the Fatherland is always guarded by a guard of honor and two flames that burn perpetually in braziers.The guard is provided with military personnel of the various weapons of the Italian Armed Forces, which alternate every ten years. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Guard of honor and flames in braziers guarding the outside of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier buried in the of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument holds the Tomb of the Italian Unknown Soldier with an eternal flame, built under the statue of goddess Roma after World War I . The body of the unknown soldier was chosen on 28 October 1921 from among 11 unknown remains and buried in a state funeral on 4 November 1921. The tomb is a symbolic shrine that represents all the fallen and missing in the war. The side of the tomb of the Unknown Soldier that gives outward at the Altar of the Fatherland is always guarded by a guard of honor and two flames that burn perpetually in braziers.The guard is provided with military personnel of the various weapons of the Italian Armed Forces, which alternate every ten years. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Sculptural group The Concord by Lodovico Pogliaghi part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors that symbolize the moral values of the Italians, or the ideal principles that make the nation firm. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Winged Victory on triumphal column part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Details of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors, such as Leonardo Bistolfi, Manfredo Manfredi, Giulio Monteverde, Francesco Jerace, Augusto Rivalta, Lodovico Pogliaghi, Pietro Canonica, Ettore Ximenes, Adolfo Apolloni, Mario Rutelli and Angelo Zanelli. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Winged Lion by Giuseppe Tonnini part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors, such as Leonardo Bistolfi, Manfredo Manfredi, Giulio Monteverde, Francesco Jerace, Augusto Rivalta, Lodovico Pogliaghi, Pietro Canonica, Ettore Ximenes, Adolfo Apolloni, Mario Rutelli and Angelo Zanelli. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Sculptural group The Action by Francesco Jerace part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors, such as Leonardo Bistolfi, Manfredo Manfredi, Giulio Monteverde, Francesco Jerace, Augusto Rivalta, Lodovico Pogliaghi, Pietro Canonica, Ettore Ximenes, Adolfo Apolloni, Mario Rutelli and Angelo Zanelli. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Sculptural group The Action by Francesco Jerace part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors, such as Leonardo Bistolfi, Manfredo Manfredi, Giulio Monteverde, Francesco Jerace, Augusto Rivalta, Lodovico Pogliaghi, Pietro Canonica, Ettore Ximenes, Adolfo Apolloni, Mario Rutelli and Angelo Zanelli. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Sculptural group The Thought by Giulio Monteverde part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. The monument is decorated with numerous allegorical statues, reliefs and murals made by established Italian sculptors that symbolize the moral values of the Italians, or the ideal principles that make the nation firm. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
View of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. It was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Rests of the Servian Walls near the the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument in Rome, Italy. The discovery of the walls during the works for the monument led to important changes of the project. The Servian Wall of Rome date from the 6th century BC . When it was completed, the 33’ tall, 12’ thick Servian Wall ran for 7 miles around the ancient city.
Fountain dedicated to the Adriatic sea part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. Set against the external base of the Vittoriano, on the sides of the entrance to Piazza Venezia, are the "fountains of the two seas" which are dedicated to the Adriatic sea and the Tyrrhenian Sea. The two fountains therefore represent the two major Italian seas and, therefore, in this perspective the Vittoriano is assimilated to the Italian Peninsula. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
Fountain dedicated to the Adriatic sea part of the decoration of the Victor Emmanuel II National Monument , improperly called Altar of the Fatherland in Rome, Italy. Set against the external base of the Vittoriano, on the sides of the entrance to Piazza Venezia, are the "fountains of the two seas" which are dedicated to the Adriatic sea and the Tyrrhenian Sea. The two fountains therefore represent the two major Italian seas and, therefore, in this perspective the Vittoriano is assimilated to the Italian Peninsula. Also known as 'Il Vittoriano' and about 80 meters high and 120 meters wide (260 x 390ft), it consists of a large flight of stairs leading up to a massive colonnade was built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.
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