The Pantheon is a monument in Paris, France. Construction of the building started in 1758 and was completed in 1790 in a Neoclassical style with the facade copied from the Roman built Pantheon of Rome. The Pantheon was originally built and served for a while as a church but was later turned into a mausoleum which contains the remains of distinguished French citizens. The buildings dome structure is iconic in the Parisian skyline. The interior of the building is vast and considered by some as an architectural masterpiece.
Take the city’s metro system to the ‘Cardinal Lemoine’ station, alternatively any of the 21, 27, 83, 84, 85 or 89 buses that travel in close proximity to the sight.
Opening Times and Admission
The Pantheon is open for touring, entry costs 7 euros for adults and is free for children. The opening hours are 10am-6pm daily with last entrance 45 minutes before closing.