Rome's Fascist Past: Private Walking Tour of Mussolini's EUR District

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  • Private Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 4 hr

Escape the downtown Rome crowds and head off the beaten track to discover one of the city's most infamous districts. The Esposizione Universale di Roma (better known by its acronym, EUR) was commissioned by Italian dictator Benedito Mussolini in the 1930s to showcase architecture that portrayed his fascist ideologies. Today, it is a thriving commercial suburb. On this four-hour walking tour, visit EUR's Square Colosseum, the Via dei Fori Imperial road and much more. As you explore, your guide will give insight into the historical and political significance of its buildings and monuments.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Nicom Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: EUR

This unique bus and walking architecture tour will allow you to explore the obscure district of Esposizione Universale Roma (EUR)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Obelisco del Foro Italico

The first stop on this Rome architecture tour by bus will be Foro Italico (formerly Foro Mussolini), a massive sports complex located just north of the city center

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Palazzo degli Uffici

Examine famous buildings and urban spaces such as the Bassorilievo Palazzo Uffici (the first building to be completed in this new district in 1939), Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana (the Square Colosseum) synonymous with EUR and this period in general and Via Cristoforo Colombo, the street that links Ostia to the historic center

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Piazza Venezia

you will pass by Piazza Venezia (Altare della Patria) and Vittorio Emanuele II Monument - the central hub of the Eternal City.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Roman Forum

Walk along Via dei Fori Imperiali, the road that runs from Piazza Venezia straight to the Colosseum. Wander amongst the ruins of the ancient Roman Forum as you make your way towards the most recognizable monument in all of Italy, and perhaps the world

Duration: 30 minutes
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