Roaming around Rome

Trajan’s Column

Triumphal column, erected in c. 113 AD by the Emperor Trajan to commemorate his victory in the Dacian Wars. The letter-forms of its inscription inspired the modern typeface Trajan.

Rione: Monti

Nearby places

  1. Altare della Patria (164 m)
  2. Capitoline Hill (293 m)
  3. Chiesa del Gesù (368 m)
  4. Piazzale Caffarelli (390 m)
  5. Forum (412 m)

Trajan’s column from the top of the Magnanapoli steps.

The Chiesa Santa Maria di Loreto with Trajan’s Column in the background, looking across Piazza Venezia.