Lighthouse of Gianicolo (or Janiculum)

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Lighthouse of Gianicolo (or Janiculum)

This lighthouse is usually called "Faro al Gianicolo/ Lighthouse of Gianicolo (or Janiculum)"; it was granted to Rome in 1911 by the Italians from Argentina and it is a work of Manfredo Manfredi. So it is also called Faro degli Italiani d'Argentina (Lighthouse of Italians of Argentina). This is the flagship of Rome, on the Janiculum hill, Lighthouse of Gianicolo (or Janiculum) is a gift of Italians emigrated to Argentina.

From the point where the Faro stands opens one of the most beautiful views on the city. When the sun goes down from different places of the city could be seen three-colored lights of this house-on-fire. From here you can enjoy what is considered the best panorama over the whole of the city of Rome.

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Address:
Lighthouse of Gianicolo (or Janiculum)
Via del Gianicolo, Piazzale Giuseppe Garibaldi
00165, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Zone: Rione Trastevere (Gianicolo) (Roma centro)
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