Porta Pia - created by patty


Porta Pia
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Porta Pia is a gate in the Aurelian Walls of Rome, Italy.
It was through an artillery-opened breach in the wall a dozen metres to the west of the gate - known as the "Porta Pia breach" - that on September 20, 1870 Bersaglieri soldiers entered Rome and completed the unification of Italy. (5 years and 1168 days ago)

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friiskiwi says:

You lucky thing, you are spoiled for choice when it comes to historic sites.

author says:

You're right, Rome is full of history
Colosseum, Roman Forum, Appia Antica, etc. are well known, I chose Porta Pia to show something less popular.

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kyricom says:

Rome IS history! I'm jealous

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