Altar Of The Fatherland Overview

The Altar of the Fatherland is called the Roman wedding cake locally due to the shape of the building which appears as the shape of a wedding cake. It is a historical monument made in honor of the first ruler of unified Italy, Victor Emmanuel II, and is now open for the public to visit.

The monument of the Altar of the Fatherland was made in the honor of the first ruler of unified history, Victor Emmanuel II. The structure was designed by the famous architect Giuseppe Sacconi, who created this structure to honor Italy’s unity in the year 1870. The structure of the Altar of the Fatherland consists of a massive statue of the ruler Vittorio Emmanuel II. The Altar of the Fatherland is also known as Altare Della Patria in Italian and it also features statues of Goddess Victoria, Corinthian Columns, fountains, and staircases. Architect Guiseppe did not base the architecture on Roman styles, instead made it a fusion of Greek, German, and Teutonic styles. The end result of the fusion of the styles is the structure of the Altar of the Fatherland, one of the most stunning structures in the world. The Altar of the Fatherland does not require you to book tickets unless you wish to climb to the rooftop. If you visit the rooftop of this tall structure, you will get stunning views of some of the most essential landscapes like Palatine Hill, Orange Gardens, and Trastevere.

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• Explore the monument built for Victor Emmanuel II, the first ruler of unified Italy. 
• Lose yourself in the architectural marvel of the Altar of Fatherland which stands tall at a height of 70 meters with a width of 135 meters.
• Climb all the way to the rooftop of the Altar of the Fatherland and witness some famous landscapes like Palatine Hill, Trastevere, and the Orange Garden.
• Get amazed by the brilliant sculptures in a cycle of friezes and a bronze statue of Vittorio Emanuele II on a horse on top of the Tomb. 

Other Essential Information

Location: Piazza Venezia, 00186 Roma RM, Italy

Timings: 9 AM - 7 PM every day

Entry fee:  INR 800( € 10)

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