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The roman ruins. These are the Traian's Markets (Mercati traianei) built in the second century AD, one of the earliest examples of "shopping mall" in the history... :)
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There are a lot of wonderful squares in Rome, but the most majestic square is of cause Pizza Vanezia
The magnificent Altare della Patria, called also Vittoriano and "the typewriter" by the romans because of its shape.
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The picture shows the ruins of the Trajan Market, ancient Rome's equivilant of the shopping mall. It was built in the early 2nd century A.D.
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This huge marble monument is a testament to Vittorio Emanuele II. He was the king who managed to unite all of Italy.
I don't know much about the markets except that I walked by them every day, they appear to be very well preserved and they once were the markets of ancient Rome.
The monument of Vittorio...
The monument of Vittorio Emanuelle.
Take a look at the guards waking over the eternal flame.
The Trajan Column stands 39.8 metres tall, commemorating the Trajan's victory over the Dacians. It is an incredible sculptural masterpiece- it depicts 100 scenes with 2 500 figures in relief.
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