Monumento al Bersagliere (Monument to a Bersagliere)

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Monumento al Bersagliere (Monument to a Bersagliere)

Close to the Breccia di Porta (Gate) Pia [Opposite the gate, on the external side, at the centre of the Piazzale di Porta Pia] there is a marble and bronze monument monument where the breach was made and across from the gate, outside the city walls, stands the Monumento al Bersagliere. The Monumento al Bersagliere (Monument to a Bersagliere) was erected in 1932 by Italo Mancini and Publio Morbiducci.

Monumento al Bersagliere (Monument to a Bersagliere), Piazzale di Porta Pia
Behind it on the right a Ministry of Public Work stands built by Pacifico Passerini in 1925 on the site of the old Villa Patrizi which occupied all the zone around and doesn't exist anymore. The villa was created by Sebastiano Cipriani in 1717 for the cardinal G.B.Patrizi. Together with the park annexed to it it was famous as one of the most beautiful and pleasant places of Rome with the view on the city. The building of villa was semi-destroyed during the battles of 1849, then restored, and damaged again in 1870. The final destruction took place in 1915.

The building between the two arches, initially the customs office, now houses the Historical Museum of the Bersaglieri and the tomb of Enrico Toti.

Monumento al Bersagliere (Monument to a Bersagliere)
Piazzale di Porta Pia (Via 20 Settembre)
00198, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Zone: Quartiere Salario (Roma nord)
Monumento al Bersagliere (Monument to a Bersagliere) is Shown By "Map F Zone" As "6"
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