The piazza offers one of the best views over the city.
The equestrian monument to Garibaldi was built in 1895 by Emillio Gallori. The bronze statues on the pedestal show battle scenes against the French who attacked Rome in 1849.
Every day, at 12:00 noon, 3 soldiers fire a cannon shot, which indicates noon to the Romans. This goes back to an old papal tradition.
Treasures of Rome – Rome Guided Tours
Roberto Alois Lautenschlager Kung
Via Tibullo 16, 00193 Roma RM
“ROMA AETERNA EST”
Rome is eternal – (Albius Tibullus)