Product ID: 62389

Castel Sant'Angelo Entrance with Digital Audio Guide

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Enjoy entrance to the Castel Sant'Angelo and discover the Museum and the Castle with the help of a digital audio-guide to be downloaded on your phone.
About this activity
Duration 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Audio Guide/Headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese
Wheelchair accessible
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the fastest entry to Castel Sant'Angelo
  • Take a self-guided visit of the Castel and the museum with the help of a digital audio guide to be downloaded on your phone
  • Experience easy ticket exchange by showing the code written on your voucher at the reception desk inside
  • Learn all about the history of Castel Sant'Angelo
Full description
Travel back to 125AD and explore the imposing Castel Sant'Angelo and Ponte Sant’Angelo in the Parco Adriano of Rome.

Initially commissioned by Emperor Hadrian, the building was later used by the popes as a fortress. It was erected on the right bank of the River Tiber, then the popes converted the structure into a castle in the 14th century, with a fortified corridor called the “Passetto di Borgo” to connect the castle to St Peter's Basilica. The Papal state also used Sant'Angelo as a prison; Giordano Bruno, for example, was imprisoned there for six years. Another prisoner was the sculptor and goldsmith Benvenuto Cellini. Executions were performed in the small inner courtyard.

Legend holds that the Archangel Michael appeared atop the mausoleum, sheathing his sword as a sign of the end of the plague of 590, thus lending the castle its present name
Includes
  • Skip-the-line reserved entrance to Castel Sant'Angelo
  • Digital audio-guide to be downloaded on your phone
  • Booking and handling fees
What’s Not Included
  • Guided tour

When you get there

Meeting point

Show your voucher inside the Castel Sant'Angelo ticket office to get your ticket. You may use your ticket during operating hours. 9:00 am - 7:30 pm daily. Last entrance 6:30 pm

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Know before you go
• Show your voucher at the Castel Sant'Angelo ticket office in order to get your ticket. You may use your ticket during operating hours. 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM daily. Last entrance 6:30 PM.
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