Arrive at this destination by 6pm to begin your evening stroll. Find a glass elevator and pay the nominal fee to ascend to the Terazza delle Quadrighe, the rooftop of the Altare della Patria, with 360-degree views of the city. An ideal destination for your first night in Rome to view the entirety of the Roman Forum, St. Peters Basilica in the distance, and the buzz of the city as it begins to wake up for the evening.
The Altare della Patria also known as the Monumento Nazionale a Vittorio Emanuele II ("National Monument to Victor Emmanuel II") or Il Vittoriano, is a monument built in honour of Victor Emmanuel, the first king of a unified Italy, located in Rome, Italy. It occupies a site between the Piazza Venezia and the Capitoline Hill.