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Rome: Castel Sant'Angelo with Priority Entrance2570 Reviews
Admire the paintings and statues at Castel Sant’Angelo before visiting the terrace for views across Rome, the Bridge of Angels and the River Tiber.
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- Discover the centuries of ancient history within the castle walls
- Admire perfectly preserved Renaissance frescoes and other art
- Enjoy views across Rome and the River Tiber from the museum terrace
DescriptionDiscover the history of this mausoleum-turned-museum with skip-the-line, hosted access. Located on the right bank of the Tiber only a short distance from the Vatican City, the Castel Sant'Angelo is an ancient fortress with centuries of history. Explore the museum's seven floors to discover an extensive collection of ancient artifacts and perfectly preserved frescoes from the Renaissance period. Built in 135 AD for the Roman Emperor Hadrian, the building has played an important part in Rome’s architectural history. Climb the spiral staircase to reach the Chamber of Ashes where a number of historical figures were incarcerated, before continuing up to visit the Papal Residence. Immerse yourself in the stories of each different room as you admire the art within. Finish your experience with a panoramic view over Rome and the River Tiber from the castle terrace. A great opportunity to take some photos of the Ponte Sant'Angelo bridge, also known as the Bridge of Angels.
IncludesAdmission tickets with reservation for Castel Sant'Angelo Museum Skip the line entrance for Castel Sant'Angelo Touristation Staff assistance at the meeting point Vatican Gardens open bus tour (if option selected)
- Package price includes a supplement to raise funds for the emergency situation caused by the floods in Emilia Romagna as decided by Italian Government.