Roman Pantheon

Roman Pantheon (Google Maps)
Roman Pantheon (Birds Eye)
Built during the 1st century AD by an unknown architect during the reign of Hadrian, the present structure was probably originally built as a temple for all the pagan gods. We do hear of it as being a law-court and a reception area for emperor Hadrian meeting his quests too. Some say that the rotunda of the building was once a Roman bath. Due to all this mystery, the is often refered to as the Sphi nx of . (angelfire.com)
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Oculus (the eye) with sunlight
Roman Pantheon : doitsurt's pic
Roman Pantheon : doitsurt's pic
The Pantheon in the back and Bernini's Elephant and Egyptian Obelisk in foreground
Entrance of Pantheon
Roman Pantheon : doitsurt's pic
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