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4: Commissioned by Marcus Agrippa, the Pantheon was a temple built to all gods. Almost 2,000 years after it was built, the Pantheon's dome is still the world's largest unreinforced concrete dome. Since the 7th century, the Pantheon has been used as a Roman Catholic church dedicatedto "St. Mary and the Martyrs" but unofficially called "Santa Maria Rotunda."
6: trevi fountain
11: The Leaning Tower of Pisa
14: We were so glad that we were able to worship with the Christians in Rome. While the services were in Italian, we were at least able to tell what songs they sang based on the melody. We even tried our best to sing along! Roberto Tondelli, the preacher here, spoke fluent English and so was able to talk about the work they are doing in Rome and throughout Italy, too. He opened our eyes to how the church there still has difficulty even having a building to meet in because of the government. I know we all left with a deep sense of how fortunate we are to be able to meet so freely and not worry about whether our choice to obey the gospel will mean the loss of family or career. How blessed we are to now be able to put faces to some of our family in Rome. To think, we almost didn't make it-our GPS didn't always work so well on those winding Roma streets! | all over the world
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24: The Monument of Memory: 11 September Steel recovered from the World Trade Center after September 11, 2001 courtesy of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and is displayed in memory of 2,752 victims including: 343 New York City Firefighters 37 Port Authority Police Officers 28 New York City Police Officers | An unexpected tribute in Pompeii
28: The Almafy Coast
29: Taking the scenic route was well worth it on our trip back from Pompeii. This view of the Almafy Coast took our breath away...