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Pantheon and Underground Church of Santa Maria in Via Lata Half Day Tour

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Visit the imposing Pantheon with its Dome and open ceiling. It one of the best preserved Ancient Roman buildings in history. Then explore the historic underground Church of Santa Maria via Lata.

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Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
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  • 15:15 Meet Your Guide In Front of Hotel del Senato
  • 15:30 Start of Tour
  • Pantheon
    IMG_7219 Enter the magnificent circular building with your guide. Discover the large granite Corinthian column; the beautiful dome with the Oculus, a central hole in the ceiling and the only natural source of light; and the drainage system below the floor that collects the raining water.
  • Pizza di Pietra (Square of Stone)
    Piazza di Pietra_shutterstock_436157458 Before heading underground, walk to Pizza di Pietra (Piazza of Stone) where you will find the Hadrian Temple dedicated to Antoninus Pius' adoptive father. Proceed to the Church of Santa Maria for a unique and fascinating tour of Rome beneath the surface.
  • Church of Santa Maria in via Lata
    S._Maria_in_Via_Lata000_Underground Rome Explore the winding labyrinths of this underground church. Know the history behind the dark and narrow halls. It is believed that St. Paul spent two years below the church before his trial. Other biblical figures such as St. Peter, Luke and St. John are also said to have spent some time underground.
  • Underground Well
    Discover the mystery surrounding the underground building which served as the first Christian place of worship in the area. An ancient well can also be found within its vicinity and was filled with water when St. Paul prayed for during his confinement.
  • 17:30 Tour Ends at Santa Maria in Via Lata
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • Guests should not have serious fear of enclosed spaces (claustrophobia).
    • Guests with a limited range of movement are not permitted to participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Please wear appropriate clothing when entering a place of worship (i.e. Pantheon). Shorts, sleeveless tops, etc are not allowed inside the church.
    • Walking shoes
    • Comfortable clothing
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions. In this circumstance, the participation cost will not be refunded.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 10.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 15:30 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 2.5 hour(s)
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