Trajan’s Column stands in the heart of Rome, in Trajan’s Forum, just north of the Roman Forum. Built under the supervision of the famed architect Apollodorus of Damascus, this awe-inspiring 126 ft column was completed in 113CE to commemorate the triumph of Emperor Trajan in the Dacian Wars,
However, what makes this column truly remarkable is the exquisite bas relief work that spirals all the way from the bottom to the top, telling the entire story of the two Dacian Wars. What also makes this column truly noteworthy is that it’s an architectural masterpiece, as showcased in this infographic.
Building Trajan’s Column:
Infographic by – National Geographic