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Pantheon and Santa Maria sopra Minerva

Rome, Italy

Experience hosted by Virginia

90 mins
Up to 6 people
Hosted in English, Italian

What you'll do

On this fascinating tour you will learn the ins and outs of the Pantheon and the Basilica of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva. With the help of multimedia tools and powerful reconstructions you will travel back in time.
The Pantheon was projected as a pagan temple, over the years became Christian church, royal and artists memorial, in fact you will see the tombs of Raphael the painter and King Victor Emmanuel II. You will discover the function of the "oculus", on top of the roof and many tips about its construction.
By the same tour you will discover a gem of Gothic style in Rome, represented by the church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva: a coffer of art jewels such the Michelangelo's Christ or Bernini's sculpture.
You will also see the place where the famous scientist Galileo Galilei was judged by Inquisition and listen to the history of Bernin's stone elephant.
Other things to note
A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
On this fascinating tour you will learn the ins and outs of the Pantheon and the Basilica of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva. With the help of multimedia tools and powerful reconstructions you will travel back in time.
The Pantheon was projected as a pagan temple, over the years became Christian church, royal and artists memorial, in fact you will see the tombs of Raphael the painter and King Victor Emmanuel II. You will discover the function of…

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Hi! My name is Virginia and I'm a tour leader.
The Pantheon is one of the most famous highlights of Rome and everybody can go inside and visit on his own, but if you like to experience a detailed visit lead by a local expert, this tour is perfect for you! Not only you will learn the history about on of the most famous Roman monument in the world, but you also discover one of the most beautiful between the 900 hundred churches of the city. I will share my knowledge and experience with you and do my best to let you live a lively tour, in a friendly atmosphere
Hi! My name is Virginia and I'm a tour leader.
The Pantheon is one of the most famous highlights of Rome and everybody can go inside and visit on his own, but if you like to experience a detailed visit lead by a local expert, this tour is perfect for you! Not only you will learn the history about on of the most famous Roman monument in the world, but you also discover one of the most beautiful between the 900 hundred churches of the city. I will share my knowledge and experience with yo…
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Where you'll be

We'll meet in piazza della Minerva down the stone elephant, fanny trick of Bernini for Dominican Monks. Then we will enter inside the church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, where you will marvel in front of its rich treasures of sculpture, paintings and frescoes. Finally we will reach the Pantheon where you will listen the detailed history about its project, construction and different functions over the centuries

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Clark
January 2020
Fantastic

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 6 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

What to bring

A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements