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Place name: Pantheon

Pantheon is a mystical building in Rome, it is known as the ancient Temple of all the gods. After the fall of the Roman Empire it was converted into a Christian church of St. Mary and the Martyrs.

Many scientists are still trying to unravel the purpose of the present Pantheon, because it is not look like the traditional temple at that time. The famous oculus in the dome of the Pantheon adds some mystery to this place, because through it you can see Sun, stars and Moon.

Pantheon is a magnificent structure that impress everyone who enters there. Here rest many famous painters, sculptors and musicians: painters Perino del Vaga, Raphael, the architect Baldassare Peruzzi, sculptor Flaminio Vacca, musician Arcangelo Corelli and many others.

Many films were filmed here, including «Angels and Demons», based on the book by Dan Brown.

The entrance is free.

Region: Rome, Italy

Location: Piazza della Rotonda

Open hours: from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm

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At noon, through the hole in the dome of the Pantheon appears a giant ray of sunshine, and it seems so tangible, as if you can touch it.

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