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It looks like there is a monument to Vittorio Emanuele II in practically every city in Italy. The first King of a united Italian state, Vittorio Emanuele II must be held in high regard by the... more »
Originally located on the center square which was later called the Republic, this monument consists of an equestrian statue dedicated to the last King of Italy. In the last years, when the square was invaded by thousands of people who visited the dance clubs Central Park and Meccano in the weekend, the statue was often the subject of bivouacs, and a witness of various fights. The Prsticello of the garden that surrounds it is the softest turf in Florence!
Equestrian Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II, bronze fusion of E. Zocchi of 1890. Inaugurated in the center of the current Piazza della Repubblica was the subject of lively controversy and, in 1932, was transferred to its current position, at the monumental entrance of Parco delle Cascine.
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