National Geographic : 1957 Apr
© National Geographic Society + Diners on Hassler Hotel's Terrace Enjoy a Monumental Panorama Italy's President works in the square-towered Quirinal Palace at left. Victor Emmanuel II Monument (right) is popularly called the Wedding Cake because its marble facade is so frosty and ornate. 4 Enrico Plays Mood Music in Ulpia's 1,900-year-old Ruin This unusual eating place puts a modern roof over an apse of Basilica Ulpia, which Emperor Trajan built as a hall of justice. Plaques and stone carvings from Trajan's Forum decorate the restaurant.