About Pantheon, Rome
Pantheon, Rome - Address
Address: Piazza della Rotonda, 00186 Rome, Italy
Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
Timings: 08:30 am - 07:00 pm Details
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This ancient monument is probably as recognizable and iconic as the Colloseum in Rome. The Pantheon was commissioned by Marcus Agrippa and was originally meant to be a temple dedicated all of the different gods and goddesses in Roman mythology.
The dome of the Pantheon is to this day the largest unreinforced concrete dome in the world. There have been and continue to be extensive preservation work done to the Pantheon which has helped it stay in pristine condition. One will certainly feel like he or she is transported back to the days of olden Rome when they visit this landmark.
Today, the Pantheon is dedicated to ‘St. Mary and the Martyrs’ and is a symbol of Christian dominance in Rome. It is locally referred to as Santa Maria della Rotonda. Plan a trip to Rome and see this architectural wonder for yourself!
The monument of Pantheon, no doubt, is one of the most iconic structures of Rome. Its quintessential look has earned it a lot of admirers over the time. The attraction is free for visitors, hence you do not have to pay any Pantheon Ticket Prices to visit the site. Since there is no Pantheon Tickets, there is no need to rush or hurry to Buy Tickets for Pantheon. Take your sweet time to come here and delve in its ancient beauty.
How To reach Pantheon by Public Transport
- Subway to Barberini station, Line A or Colosseo Station, Line B
Restaurants Near Pantheon
- L'Arena del Gelato – Ice cream, desserts
- Il Peperoncino D'oro – Innovative gastro-pub
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With an attention drawing, old rugged exterior, it draws your eyes, not as an eyesore, but as a source of curiosity. On our visit we emerged from a narrow back street, and were greeted by its towering stone walls as we turned around a corner. Even if your first sight of it happens to be from the back, it is still one to behold. But first impressions mean very little after you've walked inside. Compared to its rugged exterior, the interior is pristine, a monument to hundreds of years of history laid bare on its walls. I opted not to pay for any of the audio guides, and found the signs to be plenty enough to give context to whatever I was looking at. The Pantheon is a great place to start a day of sightseeing, with many historical sites within walking distance, like the Colosseum, the roman forum and many others. Highly recommend!
My favorite sight in all of Rome bar none. I love the fact that this building is about two centuries old and once you go inside and view all the crypts it is a revelation. The dome architectural brilliance is mind boggling considering it was done about 2,000 years ago. A generation of father/sons probably worked on this and it is a testament to their artistic brilliance.
This place is beautiful. An obvious must see in while in Rome. Massive bronze doors are amazing....look up at the ceiling before walking in, it's pretty cool. Inside is even more amazing. P.s. There is an awesome meat and cheese shop to the right of here with yummy things. Other than that the restaurants here are pricey. Good rule of thumb is, if there is a host trying to get you to come into their restaurant, you DON'T want to eat there. Tourists trap $$.. Find a place where locals eat.
Very impressive both externally and internally. The ceiling inside is amazing to see. Need to keep quiet inside. There's a small souvenir shop by the entrance with postcards and the like. A great thing to see for free when exploring the centre or northwest of the city.
Very impressive historic building. Immense presence in middle of Rome. Queues to enter long but moved quickly. Visitors need to be covered to enter, well worth a visit. Huge hole in roof open to the elements, if visited s midday when sun I'd shining you will see beam of light
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