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Altar of the Fatherland

The Vittorio Emanuele II Monument is also known as Altar of the Fatherland. Vittorio Emanuele II was the first king of a unified Italy. A part of the monument is a Tomb of the Unknown Soldier with an eternal flame, the memory of all the unidentified deaths of WWI. Monument holds a great national significance and all relevant national holidays are celebrated here. Every piece of art you can see is an important symbol of the fatherland.

Activities in Altar of the Fatherland

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