Honor guard unknown solider. Rome Italy


Changing of the honor guard for the unknown solider in Rome. The tomb known has the Altare della Patria is part of Il Monumento nazionale a Vittorio Emanuele II. The monument is located on Piazza Venezia in the heart of historic Rome. The monument was completed in 1925 after being initially commissioned in 1885. The monument is dedicated to the first king of the united Italian kingdom Vittorio Emanuele II.

In addition to the tomb of the unknown solider the monument has a viewing platform that can be reached by elevator. The elevator to the panoramic viewing platform has a cost of €10. The viewing area is open most of the year except for a limited number of national holidays. If you’re rather not pay the entrance fee you can get a similar view from the nearby Capitoline bar terrace. Access to the area is free and the refreshments served are not unusually expensive.

 

It also houses a museum. Access to the Museo Centrale del Risorgimento di Roma has a cost of €5

 

Il Monumento nazionale a Vittorio Emanuele II
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Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II