THE PLACE OF DEMOCRAY
Route: Quirinal, Palazzo della Consulta, Palazzo Chigi, Palazzo di
Montecitorio, Palazzo Madama - Campidoglio
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The Quirinal, the highest of the seven HiIIs, has always been the symbol of the institutions.
Since 1947, it has been seat of the President of the Republic. Below the QuirinaI, on Piazza Colonna is
Since the Sixties, it has been seat of the Presidency of the
Council of Ministers. Next to it is Palazzo di Montecitorio.
In 1871, it became seat of the Chamber of Deputies.
Palazzo Madama was named after Margaret of Austria, widow of Alessandro de' Medici.
Since 1871, it has been seat of the
Senate. Since ancient times, the Campidoglio
has always been seat of Authorities, institutions, and of the Roman Public Record Office, the so-called Tabularium.