Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome

4.5
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Experience more than 20 centuries of Roman history at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. Constructed as a mausoleum in the second century, the castle over the years has served as a military fortress, political safe haven, and prison. Now, it is home to a national museum. Take a tour of one of the papal apartments adorned with antique frescoes and original decor. Walk through the hidden passageway to St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. On the right bank of the Tiber river in the heart of Rome, the castle's roof terrace provides views of the city. Take a look at our Rome trip itinerary tool to schedule your visit to Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Definitely to be seen. From the outside you just don't realise how much of Hadrien's Mausoleum remains. It is just hidden by the latter fortifications. The circuit is well thought out as you make...  more »
  • We decided to do the secret tour at 3pm for 15 people and I would totally recommend it. Walk around the castle for about an hour beforehand, then go on the tour! If you are tall be prepared that...  more »
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  • Although I did not visit inside of it, its amazing view especially at night was really attractive.
  • A beautiful museum in the heart of the city with a beautiful scenery over the water canal. Tickets are required to enter this place.

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