Monumento ai Caduti

The War Memorial, commonly known as the Passetto monument, it is located in Piazza IV Novembre, in the Passetto neighbourhood. The War Memorial was designed by the architect Guido Cirilli from Ancona between 1927 and 1930, then officially opened on 3 November 1932 by Mussolini while he was visiting Ancona for the 10th anniversary of the Fascist Revolution. The shrine has a circular plan and is raised on a high basement. It was dedicated to the victims of the First World War. The monument, based on eight Doric columns, is made of Istrian stone, same as the panoramic point and the staircase descending towards the sea. At the center of the monument is a large altar.