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Piazza Colonna, Rome

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Piazza Colonna is a piazza at the center of the Rione of Colonna in the historic heart of Rome, Italy. It is named for the marble Column of Marcus Aurelius, which has stood there since AD 193. The bronze statue of Saint Paul that crowns the column was placed in 1589, by order of Pope Sixtus V. The Roman Via Lata (now the Via del Corso) runs through the piazza's eastern end, from south to north.
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  • This is the wonderful Piazza Colonna in Rome. It's a lovely square nearest Palazzo Chigi, the Italian Governor Palace.  more »
  • It is the largest square along via del Corso. It takes its name from the massive marble column of Marcus Aurelius erected in its centre in the years 180-193 AD. to celebrate the emperor's victories.....  more »

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