Guided tour

Rome: Pantheon Express Guided Tour

Rome: Pantheon Express Guided Tour

From £18.77 per person

Explore Ancient Rome's most intriguing and best preserved monument in a 40-minute informative tour with a professional guide. Discover the history and building secrets of the largest dome in the ancient world and visit Raphael's tomb.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 40 - 80 minutes
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Live tour guide
English, Italian, Spanish, German, French, Russian, Chinese, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the building secrets of this engineering masterpiece
  • Admire the Dome and the perfectly preserved marbles
  • Learn about it's use as a christian church in recent history
  • See the tomb of Raphael and other important people
  • Choose to extend your tour to the surrounding downtown area
Full description
Enjoy a 40 minutes tour of the fascinating Roman Temple dedicated to all the Gods with a professional guide. Marvel at its miraculously preserved interiors and the impressive Dome. Discover the engineering secrets that made this monument the only one of its size and age to have survived the effects of time and gravity.  Admire the beauty of its proportions as Michelangelo did when he first saw this architectural jewel, and discover the pagan rational behind them. Walk in through the Corinthian columns brought in all the way from Egypt and step on the ancient original marble floor of the temple. Learn about it's later use as a Christian church and as a resting place for Christian martyrs, Italian royals and famous artists such as Rafaello himself. Optionally, you can further explore the surrounding squares and churches in another 40 minutes tour in the company of your guide. You can add this option during the process of booking.
Includes
  • Live professional guide
  • Headsets
  • Entrance fees
  • Optional gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • The Pantheon is a Church nowadays: appropriate attire is required to enter (knees and shoulders should be covered)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 110 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Service
    4.8/5
  • Organization
    4.8/5

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Sam is an excellent guide, very well prepared, has a profound educational background, speaks beautiful english and as so we were told plenty of informations and anecdotes about ancient roman and middle-age history regarding Pantheon and all the sorrunding important and beautiful squares. He was very enthusiastic about answering all our question without time limit, we truly had a great time with him together! Thank you Sam !

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15 June 2021

Outstanding

We really enjoyed this tour with Samuele he was really knowledgeable and very enthusiastic, and was obviously very passionate about the culture and history of this lovely place, we were the only ones on this tour so were very lucky to have our own private tour, would definitely recommend it!

17 June 2019

Great tour with our guide Sam who clearly loved his job!

We did the Pantheon and the squares around it. Our guide Sam was very knowledgeable and friendly giving us an in depth tour. This was an evening tour on Christmas Eve and the scene was beautiful! The Pantheon looked majestic at dusk and the surrounding squares were lined with unique little shops and kiosks, like a Christmas market. We had dinner at a little restaurant Cantina & Cucina which was great!

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27 December 2018

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Product ID: 167316