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Castle of the Holy Angel

(Castel Sant'Angelo)
Castle, Historic Site, and Museum
Prati, Roma
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  • Go here. Experience the sunsets. It's worth it.
  • Helena C.
    "Have a cappuccino at the bar with fantastic views over Vatican!"(12 Tips)
    Jono S.
    "Everything! Amazing view from the terrace, the statues were amazing!"(52 Tips)
    Tarık Ö.
    "Emperor Hadrians gift to Humanity."(4 Tips)
    Tristan C.
    "Really interesting museum / monument with the best view of Rome!"(6 Tips)
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  • Expat In Bucharest
    Expat In BucharestAugust 17, 2016
    There is a cafe serving drinks on the upper floor if you get tired or hot from the walking.
  • 5 B.
    5 BeoOctober 22, 2011
    Lovely place but dont have manything to see inside this Castle
  • Anna L.
    Anna LockhartJanuary 6, 2016
    A very long queue to enter, ticket office only takes cash, Archeologia and Capitolini cards are not valid here - Roma Pass only :(
  • Lu H.
    Lu HunterSeptember 13, 2014
    Breath-taking views!
  • Pelin A.
    Pelin AkpinarSeptember 23, 2016
    Great terrace to admire the views of the city. It was open till midnight and I've stayed for almost 2 hours. One of the best moments in Rome.
    Upvoted May 30
  • Aziz R.
    Aziz RevnakiMarch 19, 2016
    Gitmeseniz hicbisi kaybetmezsiniz
  • Yazmin C.
    Yazmin CoreaOctober 30, 2016
    Excelent scenic view!
  • Roma
    RomaMarch 24, 2012
    Begun by Emperor Hadrian in AD 135 as his own mausoleum, Castel Sant'Angelo has variously been a fortress, prison and papal residence.
  • Aurore D.
    Aurore DupinDecember 3, 2014
    Favorite spot in Roma. This castle looks like a ship floating through the city. Its history is built by centuries adding each their own layer to make this so inspiring.
  • funky f.
    funky flavorSeptember 8, 2016
    They take the roman pass. Super since to visit if you like this kind of historic places
  • Color Trip
    Color TripNovember 18, 2011
    From the romantic movie "Roman Holiday" with Gregory Peck & Audrey Hepburn until the thrilling "Angels & Demons" with Tom Hanks.
  • Roman G.
    Roman GudkovMarch 19
    One of the major Roma attractive. Very nice observation point!
  • Jackson T.
    Jackson TsaiSeptember 6, 2014
    Castle of the Holy Angels
  • Lucas N.
    Lucas NolascoFebruary 17
    Nice place to visit
  • Sergey P.
    Sergey PopovJanuary 3, 2012
    get a cappucino in the bar upstairs
  • Nigel H.
    Nigel HarperApril 23
    Spectacular views, well worth a visit
  • Filipciuc O.
    Filipciuc OctavianMarch 8, 2016
    The most beautiful place...
  • Chris P.
    Chris PhillipsAugust 29, 2015
    Great for children and adults alike. Fantastic views from the terrace and the café (overlooking the Vatican). Interesting to see how the Popes augmented Hadrian's mausoleum into the fortress it now is
  • Barbara P.
    Barbara PimentaSeptember 8, 2013
    Not really worthy 10.50€
  • Nicole R.
    Nicole RiOctober 2, 2014
    Awesome view
  • Rbabo
    RbaboNovember 6, 2015
    There was an awesome view in this castle for the city 💕
  • Lindsay S.
    The bridge was the best part for me
  • Domnule O.
    Domnule ObzenJune 28, 2016
    A big fort that used to serve as a way of protecting the pope. Fun fact: the pope had to walk there.
  • DJ Latin Prince ✔ 
    This place is glorious..
  • John A.
    John AvelisNovember 5, 2012
    Nice walk along the Tiber, if you can avoid all the peddlers....
  • Lina A.
    Lina AlghofailiJanuary 25, 2016
    Beautiful monument, view & statues! 🙏
  • Arun B.
    Arun Bhaskaran NairAugust 29, 2015
    Don't forget to check out the panoramic view of Rome from the highest level...
  • Kenji T.
    Kenji TakeshiroJune 9, 2013
    If you are a couple, rent only one audio device and share using your own ear piece (not headphones though!)! Price is 5€ per audio guide device.
  • Helena C.
    Helena CruzMay 30, 2013
    Visit later in the afternoon to get a great panoramic view of Rome under a beautiful sunset! Perfect place for a romantic walk! Have a cappuccino at the bar with fantastic views over Vatican!
    Upvoted May 30
  • Vasek S.
    Vasek S.May 20, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Pay €7 for entrance to this castle and enjoy very interesting monuments inside and mainly the amazing view of Rome from the terrace of this castle...
  • Tomas N.
    Tomas NovotnyNovember 9, 2015
    Nice view from the top
  • Lauressa O.
    Lauressa ObrazSeptember 27, 2013
    Troppi ambulanti...
  • Merve D.
    Merve DFebruary 18, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    You can only get to the café inside the castle if you have a ticket for the museum. Which is quite silly actually.
  • Muhannad
    MuhannadJune 29, 2015
    The Castle of Sant' Angelo was very beautiful and the view of the river and the bridge from the top was amazing
  • G M.
    G MJuly 13, 2016
    Must go place in Italy
  • Michelle M.
    Michelle McIntyreApril 27, 2016
    A confusing maze of a place but with good views at the top. If you're between 18-25 from the EU, its only 5 euro's entry instead of 10 but take ID.
  • Karina F.
    Karina FreireAugust 8, 2014
    Beautiful building!
  • Jessica T.
    Jessica TopeteDecember 7, 2014
    You can visit the inside and outside for like $11 euros
  • Ayomi M.
    Ayomi MichaelisNovember 17, 2015
    Amazing view. Enjoy the view of Basilica St Peter from the bridge before going to the castel.
  • Peter B.
    Peter BAugust 23, 2013
    Must come during the summer. The place offers amazing night tours in places of the castle that are open only at night
  • Ivan B.
    Ivan BudaAugust 19, 2014
    VACANZE ROMANE
  • Geraldine
    GeraldineOctober 11, 2015
    It look bigger in assassin's creed
  • Arte it
    Arte itNovember 8, 2011
    At the beginning of the bridge in front of the castle there was a square, which by the mid-sixteenth century had become appointed place of execution
  • Hotel Dei Mellini
    Hotel Dei MelliniNovember 7, 2013
    From Hotel dei Mellini you'll be here in 5 minutes walking distance. This is one of the most beautiful monument in Vatican area (St Peter Basilica is few minutes walking) .....
  • Lee W.
    Lee WalkerSeptember 13, 2013
    €10.50 entry fee. Great views from the top. Free if you have the Roma Pass
  • Sofia C.
    Sofia CherevkoJuly 31, 2016
    Wow beautiful
  • Mehmet O.
    Mehmet O.August 17, 2014
    This area is great after a long day of walking.. just chill around...
  • IB
    IBSeptember 22, 2014
    A must in Rome!
  • ✨#IamRomdelacrème✨
    Appointed by Emperor Hadrian as a memorial for him & his family. Also known as "Castle of the Holy Angel." This used to be the tallest building in Rome and also used as a fortress and castle by popes.
  • Color Trip
    Color TripFebruary 2, 2012
    From Feb 11st to Feb 18th, Carnival shows from 7 p.m. at Lungotevere Castel Sant'Angelo.
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