Retrace the long and intriguing history of the Pantheon on a private guided tour and then explore the area surrounding it with your expert guide. Access the fascinating building and marvel at its iconic dome and wonderfully-preserved interiors. Your guide will tell you more about the engineering secrets that allowed the Pantheon to survive nearly intact after almost 2000 years. Walk through the circular building to glimpse the perfection of its structure and proportions, just like Michelangelo did upon his arrival in Rome. Walk on the original marble floor of the temple and pass by the Corinthian columns brought from Egypt. Learn about the pagan rationale behind the construction of the Roman temple, its ancient purpose, and its later use as a Christian church and resting place for martyrs, royals, and artists. Continue your experience touring the district and finding out more about the squares and churches nearby the Pantheon.