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The Monument of Vittorio Emanuele II

Title: The Monument of Vittorio Emanuele II
Image number: 1TR00017
Author: Tiit Raik
Related keywords: building, traffic, street, statue, sky, sculpture, Rome, monument, Italy, flag, column, city, car
Related categories: Architectural sights, Europe, Travel, Architecture
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Description: The monument entitled to Vittorio Emanuele II of Savoia, first king of Italy. The project started with G. Sacconi in 1885 and was completed in 1935. The "Altare della Patria" (the central part of the monument) opened in 1925. There was buried the Unknown Warrior, symbol of all people dead during First World War. The style of Vittoriano follows Greeks and Latin criteria.