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Palazzo della Civilta Italiana

Quadrato della Concordia | Eur, 00144 Rome, Italy
+39 06 54251
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“fashion house” (3 reviews)
“eur fermi” (2 reviews)
“headquarters” (4 reviews)
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Quadrato della Concordia | Eur, 00144 Rome, Italy
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+39 06 54251
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"fashion house"
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"eur fermi"
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"headquarters"
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"mussolini"
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"clothing"
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"exhibition"
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"arches"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Designed in 1937 as part of Mussolini's plan for the 1942 World Exhibition. The exhibition never took place, but the building did. Incorporated in a much bigger urban plan it looks stunning. The latest restoration did a good job bringing it back to its full...More

2  Thank Berichthier214
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

This Palazzo is better known as “The Square Colosseum”. There are 216 arches lining the palazzo. In 2015, the fashion house Fendi moved its headquarters into the Palazzo della Civilta Italiana. The 75-year-old building was never occupied prior to Fendi’s arrival! Fendi has been in...More

Thank Maggi713
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Need a break from Roman ruins? Then take a short metro ride to one of the EUR stops and check out a very architecturally modern piece of Rome. This is also Fendi's HQ and we got to go inside to see a 'Fendi Studios' exhibit...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

This building is awesome. We could visit the Fendi exhibition about fur coats worn in important movies. Great fun and free. On specific spots they took pictures of you with an instant camera, if you like, and it's a present. So nice.

Thank ReviewsItaly
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

This unique building is the major attraction in EUR, the site that Mussolini built for the 1942 World's Fair that never happened. Now the fashion house, Fendi, owns it and there was a nice art exhibit on the ground floor. Although build to honor a...More

Thank James L
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Step outside of Ancient Rome and head to EUR to see the "square Colosseum." I was pleasantly surprised with this building and the current art exhibition inside, which is now the FENDI Headquarters. You can easily take the metro here and then a bus to...More

Thank Andrea G
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

So elementary and so derivative (it's called the "square colosseum" derisively), but also very visually striking. The building design definitely succeeds in giving off an authoritarian posture, and I think you can only experience/understand that by seeing it in person. We enjoyed our Fascist Rome...More

Thank Louis D
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

My father was very impressed with this unfinished building when he was here with the Allies late in World War 2 so I was keen to see it. The design and the extraordinary high ceilings, as well as the extensive use of marble are indeed...More

Thank Jill M
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

If you didn't know this building was commissioned by a Facist you could probably guess . I could not decide whether I liked it or not . it is a weird and ironic legacy of Mussolini . Imposing , stark and the favoured combination of...More

Thank Bob H
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Very suggestive building with modern architecture , of the nicest in Rome . There is also a free exhibit inside

Thank Vera N
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