Rome: Castel Sant'Angelo Fast-Track Ticket and Express Tour

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Discover the iconic Castel Sant'Angelo with fast-track entrance and retrace the history of the ancient fortress. Enjoy panoramic views of the Eternal City and its landmarks from the castle's terrace.

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Highlights

  • Access the Castel Sant'Angelo with skip-the-line entrance
  • Discover the castle and fortress built to serve the Roman emperor Hadrian
  • Admire the extraordinary masterpieces surrounding the castle from the terrace
  • Explore the castle at your own pace following a panoramic express tour

Description

Join an express guided walking tour of the Castel Sant'Angelo’s terrace with skip-the-line tickets. Cruise past the long lines and enter the castle with your guide. Experience the magnificent terrace with one of the best views of Rome. After the tour, explore the rest of the castle at your own pace. The terrace view opens 360 degrees towards the city center from the grounds of the castle and beyond the River Tiber. Admire the St. Angelo Bridge, one of the most scenic masterpieces of Roman Baroque design, adorned with 10 angel statues symbolizing love and passion. See the many iconic sights surrounding the castle such as the Palace of Justice, Villa Borghese, Quirinal Palace, Pantheon, Capitoline Hill, Aventine Hill, and Janiculum. Look towards St. Peter's Basilica to spot the Passetto di Borgo, a passageway connecting Castel Sant'Angelo to Vatican City. After this experience, you are free to visit the remaining levels of the castle at your own pace. Admire the other parts of the castle that was founded by the Roman emperor Hadrian and built to be his monumental tomb. Throughout the years, the building has also been used as the private residence of the pope, a treasury of the state, a prison, and a place of public executions.

Includes

Skip-the-line entrance to the Castel Sant'Angelo Guided visit of the castle's terrace Headsets if needed Host

Important Information

  • This is a small group tour with no more than 20 participants The express tour included in the ticket price is a 1-hour guided visit of the castle's terrace You will have to climb a series of stairs to reach the panoramic terrace Tips are not included Guests arriving after the departure time cannot be accommodated and tickets cannot be refunded

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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