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Pantheon, Rome

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#2 of 13,083 in Historic Sites in Italy
Nearly 2,000 years old, Pantheon is the only building from the Greco-Roman world that has remained substantially intact and in continuous use throughout its long history. A marvel of ancient architecture, it still boasts the world's largest unreinforced concrete dome. Originally designed to be a temple to all the gods of the ancient Rome, the site has been used as a Roman Catholic church, dedicated to St. Mary, since the seventh century. The building features large, granite Corinthian columns. Don't skip this site if it's raining; seeing and hearing the rain pouring into this ancient building through the hole in the ceiling is a special experience. Arrange to visit Pantheon and other attractions in Rome using our Rome road trip tool .
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  • You stand in front of him, you lift his head and you understand how imposing it is... You get inside (free entrance) and you see a hole in the ceiling from which this masterpiece is illuminated!!! You should see it near the Piazza Navoa.
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  • Of course when you’ ve seen Coliseum and they other site it do not have the same spirit. But valuable and free so don’ t hesitate.  more »
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  • Come here early in the morning before the visiting has opened and you'll be in for a treat. Take a photo with barely anyone else in frame, dine at the cafes out front with a picturesque view. Interesting to learn about the drainage system they have in place when it rains
  • Another amazing place in Rome! I love the name, the architecture of this huge stone building, the layout, the art work, I was in awe! Waking in here I was amazed at the tall ceiling and the overall feel of it. Not much to do here, but this place is extremely beautiful and full of history. This city honestly has so many cool spots that are so significant you run out of adjectives.
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