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Riva Degli Schiavoni, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Riva Degli Schiavoni has this statute of the first king of a unified Italy. It is very imposing and there are always tourists around having a photo taken. It was just a stone throw away from our hotel.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 3 September 2018

One of my favourite statues in Venezia located Close to St.Mark's Square on Riva Degli Schiavoni. National monument for Viktor Emanuel II. From 1887. A lion is a part of the monument and two different woman that have two different storys I didnt catched to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Baross
Reviewed 15 August 2018

You can’t help but notice this impressive monument when walking in Venice. It is located next to St. Mark’s Square and the basilica. I live in Beijing and see Chairman Mao’s statue all over. On my travels in Italy, I saw the statue of Vittorio...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

I wrote a piece for a humanities class on this beautiful work of art, when attending school in the states. It was incredible to actually see the piece in person! It's much larger than I had expected it to be!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kikitikiIRL
Reviewed 14 June 2018

This monument is located on the Riva Degli Schiavoni and is dedicated to the first king of a united Italy. It shows the king astride his horse, right arm raised and holding a sword. Very similar to the monuments in Rome, Naples and Palermo but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dan L
Reviewed 1 June 2018

This large monument, to the first king of the newly created nation of Italy, is located along Riva degli Schiavoni and cannot be missed. It is sitting in the middle of the promenade. On one end of the monument pedestal is a woman (Venice) with...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

This was the first statue we saw in Venice after departing from the water bus. Having just arrived from Rome, it was nice to see the link in this monument to Rome in the form of Rome's emblem of the wolf feeding the twins, which...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Geoff S
Reviewed 23 March 2018

The monument was right outside our hotel, Hotel Paganelli. It is grand and impressive. I had no idea who it was until I googled it. It is well done and just in front of the the S. Zaccaria waterbus stop. If you are near there,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 8 December 2017

A long walk along the waterfront avails many visuals, this quite extravagant statue especially. Holding up well considering it's exposure to the elements

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank CodyMav
Reviewed 22 November 2017

The monument was right outside our hotel, really large and impressive, but we really had no idea what it represented. On closer inspection, it was of the first king of the unified Italy, and stands in the middle of this wide promenade on the water...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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I do not know what he/she means by "cist of museums to visit".
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