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An interesting contrast between the Roman ruins and the grand Vittorio Emanuele Monument  
   

An interesting contrast between the Roman ruins and the grand Vittorio Emanuele Monument

Experiencing Rome in one morning

November 26th 2007
On the last day of our trip, we spent the morning exploring Rome. After grabbing some pastries from a bakery near our hotel, we made our way to Termini Station to buy day tickets for Rome's public transport. Due to time constraint, we decided to focus our time on the Colosseum, Trevis Fountain and Spanish Steps. Coming out from the Colosseum Metro Station, we were awed by the massive scale and age ... read more
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Italian Flag Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
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