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Pantheon

Piazza della Rotonda, 00186 Rome, Italy

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4.5 out of 5
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    5 Sep 07, 2013

    Built around the time of Christ, the Pantheon is a magnificent structure and a must see. There is an opening in the ceiling and is absolutely beautiful inside.

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    5 Aug 25, 2013

    I say this is the most amazing dome in the world. It is perfection and it's been in place for centuries. It's free and while in Rome, you've got to go inside.

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    5 Aug 22, 2013

    Rebuilt by Emperor Hadrian in 126 AD, the Pantheon was originally a temple to the Roman gods and is today a Catholic church, example of stunning architecture, burial place of Raphael, and is one of the examples of Rome's great free attractions.

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    5 Jan 25, 2014

    Is and always will be one of my favorite places in Rome. To step into the Pantheon on a hot day with little crowds is like stepping into another world. They way the sun shines down on the floor and the peacefulness of the place is just overwhelming. Knowing this incredible building was built at a time when technology and engineering advancements were so much more limited is incredible. Skip other major tourist spots but don't skip this one!

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    5 Nov 25, 2013

    Pantheon is another breath-taking place in Rome. Another place that is rich in history. The artist Raphael's tomb is inside and so is the first king of Italy. I would definitely go back to Rome.

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    5 Oct 19, 2013

    This hauntingly beautiful landmark is one of my favorite monuments in Rome. The history is interesting (temple to the Roman gods turned into Catholic church...) but mostly it’s that something about the architecture of the dome opening to the sky that's emotionally moving – on a visceral level. There isn’t a whole lot to see here, so it’s not going to occupy your whole afternoon, but it’s definitely worth a visit if you’re in the neighborhood or you have the time.

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    5 Jul 03, 2012

    This is one of my favorite monuments in Rome. It's a functioning church, so open and free to enter. The dome is one of the largest in Europe, and has a hole in the center because, well, that was the best technology they had available over 2000 years ago. So, yes, it rains and snows inside. The giant columns outside are impressive and offer the feeling of touching ancient-ness. If you go at night, it's exceptionally well lit and even more atmospheric since the crowds are gone. However, the real reason I love the Pantheon is that I once saw a funeral here (bear with me) and at the end, as they brought the coffin out, the whole crowd applauded, as if to appreciate this one person's proverbial hour upon the stage.

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    5 Dec 24, 2013
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Description:

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 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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