Altare della Patria (Monument Of Vittorio Emanuele II) is one of the many beautiful monuments in Rome, one whose construction is quite recent compared to most other monuments though. Completed in 1925, it was made to in honor of Victor Emanuel, as the name suggests, the first person to become king of the newly unified Italy. It is a popular attraction, and it stands out from its surroundings. This is because of the special marble used to make the monument, which is very white in color, giving the monument a contrast from the surrounding buildings, which are mostly brown. When you visit the monument you will be surprised by the beauty inside of it. There is a perception that the exterior of the monument is ‘boxy’ and does not feature enough style; however the insides of the monument are a whole other story. The statues and the columns inside Altare della Patria (Monument Of Vittorio Emanuele II) monument are amazing works of art. There is even a museum in the base which has a display related to the unification of Italy. A new, and very welcome, addition is the panoramic elevator, which allows tourists to visit the roof of the monument and get a great view of Rome.