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Rome: Castel Sant'Angelo Skip the Line Small Group Tour

Product ID: 242422
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On this 1.5-hour guided tour, discover the castle and its changes throughout the centuries. Admire the paintings, ancient fortified walls, statues, the treasure room and take in breathtaking views of the city.
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Duration 2 hours
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English, Italian

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the tomb of Emperor Hadrian
  • Visit Pope Paul III's apartment and its amazing frescos
  • Enjoy the breathtaking city view from the top terrace
Full description
The Castel Sant'Angelo was erected by Emperor Hadrian to be his tomb and many of his successors are buried there. The castle was also used by popes as their private residence, the state treasury, a prison and as a location for public executions throughout its history.

On your tour, you will be able to explore the rich history of the castle. See samples of magnificent art either in architecture or paintings. Enter the emperor’s burial place, the papal apartments, the treasury room, and much more. You will also enjoy one of the best breathtaking views of Rome.

Take fantastic panoramic photos of the castle and of the city from the terrace. You will be part of a small group (not exceeding 10 people), led by a professional, experienced, local guide who speaks fluent English.
Includes
  • Entrance tickets
  • Local guide
  • Small group (10 people max)
  • Walking tour
  • Amazing view over the city of Rome
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
• You will have to climb a series of stairs to reach the panoramic terrace

From £85.79 per person

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Product ID: 242422