Venezia (Rome Metro)
Venezia is a planned metro station on Line C of the Rome Metro system. Part of the third phase of the line its opening is not yet determined. The abandoned Line D was supposed to intersect Line C at Venezia metro station.
Venezia station will be located underneath the Piazza Venezia, a large square in Pigna, rione IX of Rome. Upon its completion, it will be the closest station to the Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II, the Roman Forum, and the Capitoline Hill.
In 2009, as part of preliminary works for the station, a series of archaeological excavations were carried out. During these digs, archaeologists unearthed the remains of Emperor Hadrian's Athenaeum.
- "Archaeologists uncover the Athenaeum of Hadrian", 10 October 2009.
- (in Italian) Official Line C site
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