Front of the Pantheon's Portico with a sign saying Marcus Agrippa built this

Cool architecture of the ancient Pantheon in Rome

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Pantheon is centrally located in Rome. It is within easy walking distance to all major historical attractions such as Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, Piazza Venezia, river Tiber. Even Colosseum and St. Peter’s Basilica are about 30-40 minutes away.

Detail of the Portico and columns of the Roman Temple
Sunbeam shining through the oculus in the dome

Pantheon is well preserved ancient building. It was built in RomanĀ  Temple style. It is absolutely amazing to experience this magnificent structure that is almost 2000 years old.

Pantheon’s architecture is an example of great engineering by ancient architects. The dome is 142 feet (43m) tall and is build with concrete. Inside this ancient landmark, there are a couple of tombs of Italian kings and the tomb of Raphael.

Facade view of the Pantheon from the nearby piazza
The concrete structure of the dome is an amazing architectural achievement

Pantheon serves as a Catholic church, and there are several altars inside. You can visit a mass on Sundays or religious holidays. Pantheon is free to visit and is a great piece of ancient history.

Visitors admire the beautiful interiors of the Pantheon
concrete dome of the Pantheon with 5 rows of sunken panels and the opening
Concrete dome of the Pantheon with 5 rows of sunken panels and the opening in the center – oculus

 

   15.10.2021 by FPImages

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