Skip the line – Castel Sant’Angelo & Adriano’s Mausoleum – Private tour

Rome, Italy

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
Overview

Discover the link between the Vatican and Rome, and visit one of the main symbols of the Eternal City!

From the famous bridge flanked by beautiful statues of angels, known as Ponte Sant'Angelo, you will see the magnificent Castel Sant'Angelo ...

Discover its fascinating history: once known as Hadrian's Mausoleum, by the great Roman emperor who built it as a majestic tomb for himself and his family, it later became the castle that can be seen today: a fortress used by the Popes to escape the sieges, to preserve the treasures of the Church and to imprison enemies.

Skip the queue and don't waste time: visit the decorated rooms of the papal apartments and stroll through the dark corridors of the prison, listening to the stories of the prisoners from our expert and passionate guide!

Finally, at the foot of the statue of St. Michael the Archangel, on the splendid terrace at the top of the castle, enjoy a breathtaking view, from the Victorian "wedding cake" to the great St. Peter's Basilica!

Ticket Skip the included line
Gratuities

Departure Point

Castel Sant'Angelo, Lungotevere Castello, 50, 00193 Roma RM, Italy

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Itinerary
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Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo
Discover the link between the Vatican and Rome, and visit one of the main symbols of the Eternal City, Castel Sant'Angelo! From the famous bridge flanked by beautiful statues of angels, known as Ponte Sant'Angelo, you will see the magnificent Castel Sant'Angelo standing out against the sky: here begins your fantastic journey back in time ... Discover the fascinating history of this imposing building, once known as Hadrian's Mausoleum, by the great Roman emperor who commissioned it to make it a majestic tomb for himself and his family. Later it became the castle that can be seen today: a fortress used by the Popes to survive sieges, to preserve the great treasures of the Church and to imprison dangerous enemies. Skip the queue and don't waste time: visit the richly decorated rooms of the papal apartments and stroll through the dark corridors of the prison, listening to the stories of the prisoners from our expert and passionate guide! Finally, listen to the legends surrounding the statue of St. Michael the Archangel, on the splendid terrace at the top of the castle, and enjoy a breathtaking view of Rome and the Vatican, from the Victorian "wedding cake" to the great dome of St. Peter's Basilica! This tour can be customized to meet your special requests and needs!
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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