Pantheon Info & Opening Hours
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Located in Rome’s historical center, not far from Piazza Navona and the Market of Campo de Fiori, the Pantheon is one of the best- preserved attractions in Rome, probably due to the fact that this ancient temple was turned into a church dedicated to “St. Mary and the Martyrs”. In 2016 the landmark counted over 7,4 million visitors.
Keep reading to learn about visiting hours, dress code information, location and historical facts!
|Opening Hours: Monday-Saturday: 9.00 am to 7.30pm / Sunday: 9.00 am to 6.00 pm|
|Best Time To Visit: 9.30am or 5.00pm|
|Tickets: Not Needed|
How to Visit
1PLAN YOUR VISIT IN ADVANCE
– Add this attraction to your travel list
2CHECK IN ADVANCE THE BEST TIME VISIT
– Springtime and Summertime: 9.30am or 5.00pm;
– Fall and Wintertime: from 10.30am to 4.30pm;
3WEAR COMFORTABLE FOOTWEAR
– Summertime: sneakers, sun cream and a hat;
– Wintertime: sneakers, umbrella and raincoat
January 1, December 25
- Monday-Saturday: 9.00-19.30
- Sunday: 9.00 – 18.00
- Midweek Holidays: 9.00 – 13.00
Last admission 15 minutes before closing time
Visits are not allowed during Masses (Holidays: 10.30 am; Saturday: 5.00 pm)
The Raining or Rose Petals
When: once a year at the Pantheon on the Sunday of Pentecost
Entrance is free
Pentecostal Mass starts at 10:30 am. Check the FAQ for more information!
Tickets are not needed. Entrance to the Pantheon is free
Wheelchair Accessibility Service:
+39 06 68300230
How to Reach
1FROM THE CITY CENTER TO PANTHEON
Bus Lines (Stop “Rinascimento”):
Bus Lines (Stop “Argentina”):
Piazza della Rotonda, 00186 Rome, Italy
Get directions from Google Maps
Pantheon Facts & History
Right in heart of Rome Centro Storico stands the Pantheon, an ancient temple dedicated to the worship of all pagan gods in Ancient Rome. The landmark is one of the best-preserved monuments in Rome and also one of the most visited. According to data, in 2016 the Pantheon counted more than 7,4 million visitors. Pretty impressive, isn’t it? However, only a few among them actually know that this ancient temple was turned into a church! Read More…
Do I need tickets to visit the Pantheon?
No, you don’t need tickets. Since the Pantheon is a Church of Rome, entrance is free
Is there a dress code to visit the Pantheon?
Since the Pantheon is a Church you should dress appropriately when you enter the site.
When does the raining of rose petals take place?
The Christian event of the raining of rose petals takes place once a year after the Pentecostal Mass, which occur on Sunday.
Pentecostal Mass starts at 10:30 am. At the end of the Mass, at around 12.30pm firemen drop the rose petals from the central Oculus or Hole typical of the Pantheon.
Due to the high number of visitors we recommend to arrive at the Pantheon at 9.30. For security reasons entrance will be closed when the number of people has reached the maximum number of visitors allowed.
Seats are reserved for very young and very old people.
To learn more about this tradition read the article Pantheon Facts and History!