The Pantheon Rome, Photos, Buildings, Historic Italian Architecture, Design

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The Pantheon

Date built: 118-128AD

The Pantheon Rome architecture

Roman temple built by Marcus Agrippa

Rebuilt by Emperor Hadrian around 126 AD

Circular building with Corinthian portico

The Pantheon Rome building facade

Key feature: oculus – the circular hole in the middle of the coffered, concrete dome – that allows a mesmerising disk of light to rotate around the inner dome (when the sun shines of course)

The Pantheon dome

Location: centre of the city, on west side of Via del Corso

The Pantheon Rome

The Pantheon dome is the world’s largest un-reinforced concrete dome

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The height from the floor to the oculus and the diameter of the circular interior are the same: 43.3 metres or 142 ft.

Roman Buildings : Traditional architecture

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Building Images © Adrian Welch : available upon request: photos 2816×2112 pixels

Church just north of Pantheon:

Santa Maria Maddalena – St Mary Magdalen, Piazza di Maddalena
Façade – 1735: Giuseppe Sardi

The Pantheon Rome

Location: Pantheon, Rome, Italy

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Buildings close by The Pantheon:

Santa Maria Sopra Minerva – to the southeast

Santa Maria della Pace, northeast of Piazza Navona – to the west

Gesù – Gesu church, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II – to the south

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