On the opposite side of the Foro di Traiano and Colonna Traiana, there was a long circular stairs which lead to a museum-like building. Its name is called Piazza Venezia, another placed that is named after a famous city.
The statue of Vittorio Emanuele II stood in the middle of the Piazza Venezia which monumented in his honor unification of Italy in 1871, Therefore, the annual parade takes place on the National Day of June 2.
At the back, the Palazzo Venezia was built in 1455 which is one of the oldest Renaissance buildings in Rome. It was formerly the Embassy of the Republic of Venice (that is why later called as Palazzo Venezia) in Rome where the diplomatic business happened.
Most of the pedestrians were going home after 9pm. The photography of the traffic pan could have been more dramatic if there were more vehicles running on the main road.