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Why locals love it

As it’s located in the heart of Rome, the Pantheon is a place that locals regularly pass by. Sometimes we need step inside to once again be amazed by its fabulous architecture. “Have you ever seen a building with a hole in its ceiling?” is a local joke.

Why you should visit it

When you enter the Pantheon, lift your head to discover a wonderful surprise. Your attention will be caught by a ray of sunlight shooting down from the “oculus” – a nine metre circular opening at the very top of the dome that illuminates the entire building. If it’s raining, watch the falling droplets disappear into holes in the floor.

Special tip

Visitors aren’t allowed inside during masses (5 pm on Saturdays and 10.30 am on Sundays and religious holidays).

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One of the best preserved monument of ancient rome
January 23, 2020
It's one of the most important monument in Rome and it's a former temple
June 26, 2019
Awesomely. Definitely worth a visit.
December 2, 2018
The columns were brought into the city by elephants!
February 23, 2018
Just wonderful
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October 8, 2017

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