Architecture of Fascism

Architecture of Fascism: Private Walking Tour

Product ID: 14656

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What You'll Do
  • See Italian pre-war history invoked through its architecture
  • Explore Mussolini's architecture
  • Visit the EUR gardens (Esposizione Universale di Roma)
  • Walk through one of the most symbolic landscapes of the 20th century
Explore 20th century Italian history through themes of architecture and Fascism on this compelling private tour. See the famous EUR gardens and its stunning modern architecture built to promote the Fascist ideals of Mussolini.
What to Expect
Discover some of Italy's most interesting modern architecture with this fascinating journey through Mussolini's Fascist regime. At the height of his power, Mussolini built several imposing landmarks and buildings to showcase to the world his Fascist philosophy.

This compelling tour will explore a host of imposing pre-war buildings around Rome and learn about life in 1930s Italy under Fascist rule. The walk starts at Testaccio in South Rome for a glimpse at one of the most renowned examples, the 1935 built post office building designed by Adalberto Libera.

From there it's a short journey to the Esposizione Universale di Roma (EUR) a huge exhibition site showcasing the best design of the era. Highlights include the Palace of Italian Civilization, the Congressi building, and the Palazzo degli Uffici dell'Ente Autonomo.

Your guide will show how this architecture was used as propaganda for the Fascist regime and its role in post-war modern Italy. It is a fascinating tour with plenty to offer both general history lovers and architecture buffs.
What's Included
  • Tour guide
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
Meeting Point

Meet your docent in front of the white and gray mosaic located inside of the Metro Piramide Station (B line). When you enter the station from Piazzale Ostiense the mosaic will be on the left wall which is intersected by the gates to enter into the subway. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
Walks are held rain or shine with some variations to accommodate the weather.

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Product ID: 14656