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This Fortress was constructed as a mausoleum for the Roman Emperor Hadrian (130-139 AD), however it has actually likewise been a jail and a papal residence. It was used by former Popes that absconded there for protection in times of risk. There has been a protected passage which still links Castel Sant’Angelo to the Vatican.
The National Museum of Castel Sant’Angelo inside retraces its background. The castle has various exhibitions ranging from Renaissance paints and pottery to antique military weapons. A significant spiral ramp ascends upwards the Castel Sant Angelo for about 400 feet.
Skip the line and see just how this Castel transformed along with Rome. As well as a mausoleum, it’s likewise been a palace, a fortress, a prison, and the dramatic setting for Puccini’s opera Tosca.
The downstairs is chilly and cramped, yet the higher floors are an entire different tale. Look into the lavish Renaissance insides (look up for the murals!), and the Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant’Angelo with its collection of art and military souvenirs.
- Skip-the-line entry to Castel Sant’Angelo,
- Entry to the temporary exhibition.
- Guided Tour.
Cancellations and changes are not possible for this ticket.