Rome, Italy Obelisks & Columns in Rome walk. City walk by Portia

From Column of Phocas to Trajan's Column

 
Likewise, the socle was recycled from its original use supporting a statue dedicated to Diocletian; the former inscription was chiselled away to provide a space for the later text.

Column of Phocas

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The Lateran Obelisk is the tallest obelisk in Rome, and the largest standing ancient Egyptian obelisk in the world, weighing 455 tons.

Lateran Obelisk

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The Column of the Immaculate Conception or la Colonna della Immacolata, is a nineteenth-century monument in central Rome depicting the Blessed Virgin Mary, located in what is...

Column of the Immaculate Conception

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The Column of Marcus Aurelius is a Roman victory column in Piazza Colonna, Rome, Italy. It is a Doric column featuring a spiral relief: it was built in honour of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius and modeled on Trajan's Column.

Column of Marcus Aurelius

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The Obelisk of Montecitorio is an ancient Egyptian, red granite obelisk of Psammetichus II (595-589 BC) from Heliopolis.

Obelisk of Montecitorio

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The Column of Antoninus Pius is a Roman honorific column in Rome, Italy, devoted in 161 to the Roman emperor Antoninus Pius, in the Campus Martius, on the edge of the hill now...

Column of Antoninus Pius

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By Bernini, in the very centre of Piazza Navona.

Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi

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The Fontana del Pantheon was commissioned by Pope Gregory XIII and is located in the Piazza della Rotonda, Rome, in front of the Roman Pantheon.

Fontana del Pantheon

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Trajan's Column is a Roman triumphal column in Rome, Italy, that commemorates Roman emperor Trajan's victory in the Dacian Wars.

Trajan's Column

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