Porta Pia

 

 

 

IMG_0291This is the Porta Pia, a gate into the Aurelian Walls surrounding Ancient Rome. It was commissioned by Pope Pius IV, designed by Michelangelo and built in 1565.

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IMG_0290  This is the Statua del Bersagliere, which stands in front of the Porta Pia outside the walls.

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