Rome: Pantheon Fast-Track Ticket and Official Audio Guide

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Unravel the secrets of Rome's iconic Pantheon with a fascinating audio companion that brings the ancient site to life through the stories of influential historical characters. Plus, make the most of your time with a convenient skip-the-line admission ticket, and delve into the captivating tale of this architectural marvel.


Unlock the secrets of the Pantheon like never before with our engaging audio guides and Fast Track Ticket. Pick up your ticket at the charming Basilica of San Lorenzo in Lucina, just a stone's throw from the Pantheon, and skip the long lines to make the most of your visit. As you embark on this fascinating journey, you'll be transported back in time to the era of Adriano, the visionary emperor who commissioned the majestic Temple of all the Gods. Listen as Adriano's voice comes alive, sharing his passion for Rome and the Pantheon's rich history. Marvel at the perfect geometry of the dome, an astonishing 43.44 meters in diameter, and uncover the significance of the oculus, which allows sunlight to flood the interior like a natural sundial. Then, follow in the footsteps of Pope Bonifacio IV, who converted the temple into the Basilica of Mary and all Martyrs in 609 AD, safeguarding its integrity for centuries to come. Stroll through the elegant portico, adorned with pink granite columns from Egypt, and pay your respects to the great Raphael Sanzio of Urbino, the renowned painter and architect, who lies alongside other Renaissance masters who revered classical architecture. Discover why this sacred place was chosen as their eternal resting place. Listen as the voice of Queen Margherita, buried alongside King Umberto I and Vittorio Emanuele II of Savoy, shares her perspective. Picture the stunning scene of red rose petals gently falling from the oculus each year during Pentecost, commemorating the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles. Gaze up and behold the Pantheon in a new light, both as a monumental wonder and a sacred church. Mons. Micheletti, archpriest rector of the Pantheon in Rome, will guide you to view this architectural masterpiece with fresh eyes. The audioguides are brought to life by talented actors, including Sergio Rubini, Alessandro Haber, Daniele Parisi, Giusi Cataldo, and Mons. Daniele Micheletti. Original compositions by Antonio Fresa, performed by the esteemed Orchestra of Teatro La Fenice, create an unforgettable experience. By booking now, you'll not only enjoy an extraordinary experience but also support the valuable activities of the Chapter of Santa Maria ad Martyres. Immerse yourself in the captivating history of the Pantheon, Temple of all the Gods, and Basilica of Mary and all Martyrs. Book your unforgettable visit today!

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