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Mussolini's Rome

Discover Italy's Early 20th-Century History

Mussolini's Rome

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Discover Italy's Early 20th-Century History

  • Private Car Pick-up | Drop-off

    Expert Private Guide


    Duration: 6 hrs

  • EUR

    Villa Torlonia

    Venice Square

    Imperial Fora

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    2 persons: € 2, 089
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Tour Details

Mussolini's Rome

A Deep Dive into Italy's Modern Past

Introduction: Rome Beyond the Emperors and Popes

While Rome's ancient tales of emperors and religious leaders are legendary, the city's modern narrative is equally captivating. This tour invites you to journey through the tumultuous era of Mussolini and Fascist Italy, shedding light on a pivotal chapter in Italy's 20th-century and World War II history.

I. Mussolini's Rise: From Humble Beginnings to Fascist Leadership

The Ambitions of a Leader

Benito Mussolini's ascent from modest beginnings to the helm of the Italian government in the 1920s marked a transformative period for Italy. Under his stewardship, the nation witnessed a blend of growth and optimism, juxtaposed with perilous alliances and eventual downfall. As you traverse from the Colosseum to Venice Square, your guide will unravel the impact of Mussolini's decisions on Rome's ancient heart, particularly the Roman Forum, forever altered by the construction of the grand boulevard that stands to this day.

II. Echoes of Power: Villa Torlonia and EUR District

Living in the Shadow of Fascism

Experience the personal side of Mussolini as you explore Villa Torlonia, the opulent residence he once shared with his family. But the journey doesn't end there. Venture into EUR, Rome's intriguing modern district that stands as a testament to Mussolini's vision of a new Rome. Here, the stark Fascist architecture narrates the story of his aspirations for Italy and his desire to project a powerful image to the world. The district, with its "square" Colosseum and other imposing structures, encapsulates the essence of Italian Fascism, drawing parallels with ancient Rome's grandeur and the imperial might Mussolini sought to emulate.

A Glimpse into a Different Rome

This tour offers more than just historical facts; it's an immersive experience into a Rome that many seldom explore. From the remnants of Mussolini's ambitions to the architectural wonders of the EUR district, you'll gain a deeper understanding of a city that has continually evolved, shaped by its leaders and their visions.


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