Pantheon Italy

This magnificent ancient temple was built by Emperor Hadrian in 125 and converted into a church in 609. It is the oldest intact ancient building in Rome.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248510
Names
Pantheon
Santa Maria ad Martyres
Coordinates
41.8986000° N, 12.4768000° E

Location Map

Map showing the location of the Pantheon, Rome, Italy. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

Aerial View

Aerial view of the Pantheon, Rome, Italy. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

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Timeline

27 BCE
Marcus Agrippa constructs the Pantheon
80 CE
The original version of the Pantheon in Rome burns down.
125 CE
Hadrian rebuilds the Pantheon
200 CE
Restoration work on the Pantheon under Septimus Severus.
215 CE
Restoration work on the Pantheon under Caracalla.
609
The Pantheon is the first pagan temple in Rome to be Christianized
667
Pantheon looted
685
Restoration of the church in the Pantheon by Pope Benedict II.
1563
Restoration of the bronze doors of the Pantheon
1980
The Pantheon is designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.