Piazza Cavour (The Cavour square), Rome

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Piazza Cavour (The Cavour square), Rome

Piazza Cavour (The Cavour square) was began in 1876, when appeared the idea to built another impressive building close to such a great examples of architecture as St Peter's and Castel Sant'Angelo. The first thoughts were about Stock and Opera Theatre, but won the project of the Palace of Justice.

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The monument in the center of the square is to the one of the most important personalities, who took the most active part in the Italy's unification, C.Cavour, called "Weaver". The monument (by S.Galletti) was erected in 1895 in occasion of 25th anniversary of Rome as a capital of the state.

mong the constructions forming the square should be noticed Teatro Adriano opened in 1898 and Chiesa Valdese (pictured below), built in a curious style mixed between Romanesque-German and Byzantine-nouveau in 1914 by Bonci and Rudelli.
chiesa valdese

Piazza Cavour (The Cavour square)
00193, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Zone: Rione Prati (Roma centro)
Piazza Cavour (The Cavour square) is Shown By "Map D Zone" As "36"
Subway: Lepanto (795 m N)/Flaminio (920 m NE), Metro A
Bus: Bus 70 - 81 - 87 - 186 - 492 - 628 - 913 - 926

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