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Rome: Castel Sant'Angelo with Priority Entrance

Activity provider: TICKETSTATION SRL

Rome: Castel Sant'Angelo with Priority Entrance

Activity provider: TICKETSTATION SRL

From US$ 22.72 per person

Admire the paintings and statues at Castel Sant’Angelo before visiting the terrace for views across Rome, the Bridge of Angels and the River Tiber.

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Duration 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the centuries of ancient history within the castle walls
  • Admire perfectly preserved Renaissance frescoes and other art
  • Enjoy views across Rome and the River Tiber from the museum terrace
Full description

Discover the history of this mausoleum-turned-museum with skip-the-line, hosted access. Located on the right bank of the Tiber only a short distance from the Vatican City, the Castel Sant'Angelo is an ancient fortress with centuries of history. Explore the museum's seven floors to discover an extensive collection of ancient artifacts and perfectly preserved frescoes from the Renaissance period. Built in 135 AD for the Roman Emperor Hadrian, the building has played an important part in Rome’s architectural history. Climb the spiral staircase to reach the Chamber of Ashes where a number of historical figures were incarcerated, before continuing up to visit the Papal Residence. Immerse yourself in the stories of each different room as you admire the art within. Finish your experience with a panoramic view over Rome and the River Tiber from the castle terrace. A great opportunity to take some photos of the Ponte Sant'Angelo bridge, also known as the Bridge of Angels.

Includes
  • Admission tickets with reservation for Castel Sant'Angelo Museum
  • Skip the line entrance for Castel Sant'Angelo
  • Touristation Staff assistance at the meeting point
  • Vatican Gardens open bus tour (if option selected)
  • Guided tour
  • Audio guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • All participants are required to bring and wear FFP2 masks. Blue surgical masks will not be accepted

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Participants

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Meeting point

Exchange your voucher with the Touristation staff in front of the entrance of Castel Sant'Angelo. The staff will be wearing a red jacket and holding an orange umbrella. Meet at the meeting point according to the time you have booked.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Passport or ID card for children

Not allowed

  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 1570 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    4.1/5

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From all other tickets I booked in Rome the tickets for Castillo del angelo needed physical tickets to collect from ticket point. That was under a statue from a lady that was waiting with armed jacket. If it was too crowed or I didn’t notice her I would be so stressed up. It s a tricky thing when e ticket is not the case. Moreover she did not have kids ticket for free to give we although I booked it so I had to go to the cashier again and take one. Fortunately not queue. In general it was very helpful to book tickets from one forum/application and plan my trip in advance. I spoke with customer service a few time as well as to change time of visit and they were very helpful

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October 30, 2022

A great visit. Suitable with other visitors, it looks big but you won't get tired of walking around the fortress. A small and pleasant surprise awaits just before you reach the top of the fortress. Lovely rooms and fantastic views of Rome and a wonderful opportunity for photos of St.Peter's Church.

October 27, 2022

The contact person was to be found directly to the left of the entrance. Had an orange umbrella in his hand instead of an orange t-shirt. We were unsure at first, but just asked and then it was the right person. Got our tickets directly from her and were able to go straight to the castle :)

October 19, 2022

Product ID: 397437