Rome: Castel Sant'Angelo Entrance Ticket

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Benefit from entry to Castel Sant'Angelo and discover the Museum and the Castle at your own pace.

Highlights

  • Experience easy ticket exchange by showing the code written on your voucher at the reception desk
  • Learn about the history of Castel Sant'Angelo, and its use as a Papal fortress
  • Discover the beautifully decorated papal rooms on the upper floors
  • See a vast collection of weapons, indicating the Castle's defensive importance

Description

Explore the imposing Castel Sant'Angelo, also known as the Mausoleum of Hadrian, in Parco Adriano of Rome. Discover the history of the castle across 5 floors which houses a variety of weapons, as well as frescoes from the Renaissance period. Find out more about the beginnings of the castle, which was initially commissioned by Emperor Hadrian and built between 135 and 139 AD. Learn how it was transformed into an imposing defensive structure by the Papal state, and how it was used to protect the various popes from the 14th century onwards. Learn about the various prisoners who were kept within its walls and their often tragic fate.  See the beautifully painted steam papal baths of Leo X and Clemente VII and enjoy beautiful panoramic views of Rome from the castle's famous terrace. Access the castle at any time during the day, and explore it at your own pace.

Includes

Reserved entrance ticket to Castel Sant'Angelo Booking and handling fees

Important Information

  • You may use your ticket during operating hours: 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM daily. Last entrance 6:30 PM.

Easy cancellation

This activity is non-refundable

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