Visit Rome's best preserved Ancient temple and the tomb of Raphael. Explore one of the city's most beautiful churches home of the Inquisition that trialed scientist Galileo Galilei. On this fascinating tour you will learn the ins and outs of the Pantheon and the Basilica of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, led by a local expert guide that uses multimedia tools and powerful reconstructions to make you travel back in time.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Pantheon, Rome, LazioOriginally pagan temple, in 608 became Christian church. In XVI century became art memorial since Raphael the painter wanted to be buried here and in XX century hosted the tombs of kings of Italy.Step under the oculus, the eye that lights the interior of the Pantheon and warks also as a sundialDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, Rome, LazioThis church hosts the tombs of 5 popes, including two member of Florence Medici family. See also marble works of Michelangelo and Bernini as well as paintings of Pilippino Lippi .Next to the Church you will walk by the house of the Dominicans where scientist Galileo was trialed in XVII century. Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Raphael Tours in Rome, Rome, Laziotour operatorDuration: 1 minute