Palazzo della Civilta Italiana, Rome

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The Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana, also known as the Palazzo della Civiltà del Lavoro or simply the Colosseo Quadrato (Square Colosseum), is a building in the EUR district in Rome.

The building was designed in 1937 to host the Mostra della Civiltà Romana during the 1942 World Fair by Italian architects Giovanni Guerrini, Ernesto Bruno La Padula and Mario Romano.

It lies in the district of Rome known as the Esposizione Universale Roma (also known as 'E.42' and 'EUR'). It is particularly symbolic of this district, exemplifying its monumentality.

The building is an example of Italian Rationalism and of Fascist architecture.
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  • Lies in the EUR district of Rome. It is an example of Italian Rationalism and Fascist architecture. It was constructed as part of the program of the EUR, a large business center and suburban...  more »
  • Also known as the Square Colosseum, this iconic building is now the headquarters of Fendi. There was a free art exhibition on the ground floor when we visited. An impressive building both inside and....  more »
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  • A visit at dawn or in the dark is the best time as the illumination is fabulous. You cannot visit and enter this building at the moment. The sculptures have a certain style you like or not.
  • "The Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana", also known as the Palazzo della Civiltà del Lavoro or simply the Colosseo Quadrato (Square Colosseum), is a building in the EUR district in Rome. Very nice to visit , now is there a Fendi exposition.

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