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Castel Sant'Angelo: Entry Ticket + Audio Guide

  • Audio guide in English and 6 other languages
  • Duration: 2h
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Castel Sant'Angelo: Fast-Track Ticket + Express Guided Tour

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  • Live guide in English
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Castel Sant'Angelo: Fast Track + Guided Tour

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Castel Sant'Angelo: Entry Ticket + Hop-on Hop-off Boat Tour

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  • Castel Sant'Angelo was originally built as a tomb for the ashes of Emperor Hadrian

  • It's unique cylindrical structure makes it a stand-out building from other ancient Roman ruins

  • When it was converted into a military fortress in 402 AD, much of its original decor was lost or destroyed

  • Castel Sant'Angelo was made into a protective castle by several popes

  • Built over the river Tiber, Castel Sant'Angelo now stands guard near the entrance of Vatican City (although it is still managed by Rome)

With 1.2 million annual visitors (and counting), acquiring your Castel Sant'Angelo tickets in advance is always a good idea, especially during Rome's high season.

Choose the right Castel Sant'Angelo ticket for you:

  • General entrance to Castel Sant'Angelo grants you fast-track access to the castle, as well as permanent and temporary exhibitions

  • Enjoy fast-track entry with either a self-guided audio tour, or join a guided tour with a live guide

  • Make a brief stop at Castel Sant'Angelo on your way to the Vatican with a combi ticket to both attractions

  • Spending some time in Vatican City? Consider the Vatican City Pass, which gets you access to the Vatican Museums (and the Sistine Chapel) as well as admission to Castel Sant'Angelo

  • Castel Sant'Angelo is closed on Mondays, as well as January 1, May 1, and December 25

  • Children aged 18 and younger can enter for free. Check the Castel Sant'Angelo website to see if you qualify for discounted admission

  • This venue has limited wheelchair access

  • Admission is free on the first Sunday of every month

  • Budget at least an hour for a thorough visit of Castel Sant'Angelo

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Zachary,  Germany Germany
09 Sep 2023
It was extremely easy and absolutely worth the purchase. The line for people without tickets was long and completely in the sun. We walked straight up to the empty line for people with tickets and...
It was extremely easy and absolutely worth the purchase. The line for people without tickets was long and completely in the sun. We walked straight up to the empty line for people with tickets and walked right in. Worth every penny.
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CATHY,  United States United States
13 Sep 2023
It’s got everything - really interesting exhibits on already very interesting history, absolutely beautiful rooms, and a phenomenal 360-degree view high over Rome, including of the Vatican.
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Jennifer,  Australia Australia
13 Sep 2023
Absolutely fantastic so glad we didn't have to stand in line in the hot weather. We spent a couple of hours walking around definitely worth the visit.
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About: Castel Sant'Angelo

The towering cylinder of Castel Sant'Angelo, and its statue of Archangel Michael, is an instantly recognizable silhouette on the banks of the Tiber. Initially built as a mausoleum for Emperor Hadrian and his family, its purpose has changed many times over the years, from a fortress, a residence, a prison, and now a museum.

Castel Sant'Angelo
Friday 09:00 - 19:30
Saturday 09:00 - 19:30
Sunday 09:00 - 19:30
Monday Closed
Tuesday 09:00 - 19:30
Wednesday 09:00 - 19:30
Thursday 09:00 - 19:30
Castel Sant'Angelo
50,Lungotevere Castello, 00193, Rome
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