Mausoleo di Augusto
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Mausoleo di Augusto information
This mausoleum was built in 28 BC and is the last resting place of Augustus, who was buried here in AD 14, and his favourite nephew and heir Marcellus. Mussolini had it restored in 1936 with an eye to being buried here himself.
Once one of Ancient Rome’s most imposing monuments, it's now an unkempt mound of earth, smelly and surrounded by unsightly fences. Work is allegedly ongoing, but there hasn't been much discernible development at the site.