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Pantheon
Pantheon

Pantheon

337 reviews
Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Church, Popular
Ranked #4 in Rome things to do
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Piazza della Rotonda, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
+39 06 6830 0230
http://www.polomusealelazio.beniculturali.it/index.php?it/232/pantheon
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Commissioned by Marcus Agrippa, restored by Domitian, and subsequently rebuilt by Hadrian (who added the dome), the Pantheon was turned into a church in the early 7th Century by Pope Boniface IV. The ... Read more
building's sole source of light is the opening at the dome's apex (the oculus). Many famous Italians are buried in the Pantheon, including Renaissance painter Raphael and King Vittorio Emanuele I.

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Sofia

Free entrance. Huge church which acts as a grave for few of the early kings of united Italy.

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Local from Rome and Lazio

The architecture is very unique. The tourists like to visit this place, so it is very crowded inside.

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Raleigh

You must see if you’re in the area. Buy tickets online & Avoid the Street vendors.

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Pagosa Springs

There's loads of shops around and if you are from the US and need a McDonalds, follow the sign.. it'll lead you there. This was a beautiful place to see. The fountain outside is nice to take pictures in front of

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This is the Roman monument with the greatest number of records: the best preserved, with the biggest brick dome in the history of architecture and is considered the forerunner of all modern places of worship. The entrance is free. Just 8 minutes by walk from apartment.

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Southampton

One of my favourite places, I didn't actually go in but around at night time sitting in the restaurants is beautiful!

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Claymont

Amazing building but I had no idea it was a church inside with real mass going on!

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Reno

Close to the Trevi Fountain so make sure you see them both in one trip. This structure is truly remarkable.

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Salzburg

A must visit. Impressive building. Looks amazing inside. If the sun is shining you'll be impressed by the light inside.

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The word Pantheon is a Greek adjective meaning “honor all Gods”. In fact the pantheon was first built as a temple to all gods.

A legend says that if you throw in the fountain a coin from the right hand over the left shoulder will ensure that you will return to Rome in the future.

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Long Beach

A must see if you are looking to experience the most beautiful places in Rome. Very crowded during the summertime.

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Los Altos

The oldest church in Rome. It's also called "temple of all the gods," The architecture inside (the dome) is quite amazing! It's said Michelangelo studies Pantheon for his sculptures.

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Hamburg

Magic place. I always have a quick peak when in Rome. It's impressive, and it's for free ;) and it feels like ancient Rome. Don't come too late and enjoy the atmosphere.

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Hollywood

It's beautiful outside ! Amazing place wish I made it to see inside to visit the emperor tomb.

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Rockhampton

Truly is like stepping back in time. Wonderful experience for me as a history student!

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San Diego

To be crude, it's just a giant religious monument. But the fact that it's the single largest unsupported dome in the world makes it an engineering marvel, and the intricate details are beautiful. For those more spiritually-minded, it's a sacred place of worship.

Recommended for:Spiritual Seekers
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Singapore

The Pantheon carries with its structure so much of pagan history. Providential this became a Catholic Church after a famous Empress converted to Christianity.

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Vancouver

The oldest intact structure of the world is one of Rome's most beautiful structures. Its dome reveals the Romans' ingenuity, though its no longer a temple but a Catholic Church. Italy's first king is buried here.

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Los Angeles

One of Rome's classic sites - and justifiably so. The outside catches your eye; the inside takes your breath away.

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San Francisco

They don't build em like this anymore. Interesting history, and quite the experience to see in person. Go early or face huge crowds.

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