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Typology: Place of historical interest

Address

Address: Via Garibaldi, 29/e
Zone: Rione Trastevere (Gianicolo) (Roma centro)
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Contacts

Telephone: 060608 tutti i giorni ore 9.00-21.00
Telephone booking: 060608 tutti i giorni ore 9.00-21.00

Opening times

Open to organized groups by reservation only.
Max 25 people per group.

Closed: 1 January, 1 May, 25 December

Phone Booking required: tel. +39 060608 (daily from 9.00 am to 9.00 pm)
For April, May and June: booking will be open on Monday, December 15
For July, August and September: booking will be open on Monday, March 23
For October, November and December: booking will be open on Monday, June 22

Free entrance, guided tour not included.

On Thursday from 10.30 to 12.30 the monument is open for individual visitors; reservation is not requested; guided tour not included.

The monument is also open on February 9 (declaration of the Roman Republic) and July 6 (anniversary of Goffredo Mameli's death).

Information

Modalità di partecipazione: Booking required

Description

In 1879 a mausoleum was built in Piazza San Pietro in Montorio to house the mortal remains of Garibaldi’s troops who fell while defending Rome against French forces in 1849, and during the insurrections of 1868 and 1870. The monument was demolished in 1941 when the one currently visible was built on Via Garibaldi by Giovanni Jacobucci. The architect later enlarged the structure to accommodate the fallen in the struggles against the Nazis in September 1943. The new mausoleum has a square plan with three arches on each side, and is enclosed by a transenna fence. In the centre there is a granite altar on which some Roman allegorical figures are depicted. The crypt contains slabs with the names of the fallen and a sarcophagus containing the mortal remains of Goffredo Mameli.

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