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Tickets for Castel Sant'Angelo: Skip The Line

Overlook the Tiber from this iconic mausoleum-turned-museum

 
Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 24 hours before visit date (if selected)
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Skip The Line
Wheelchair accessible
Smartphone tickets accepted
COVID-19 update
Due to the developments in the COVID-19 outbreak, we have extended our cancellation policy.

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Overview

Highlights

  • The austere stone passageways of this ancient building are appropriately funereal - it was built as a mausoleum for Emperor Hadrian
  • It got a real makeover when it became a papal palace in the 14th century. It's adorned with countless Renaissance murals, paintings, and statues
  • Climb up to the rooftop for incredible views of Rome and beyond

Description

On the banks of the Tiber stands a towering cylindrical structure steeped in history – it’s a mausoleum, a monument, and a museum. Skip the line to Castel Sant'Angelo and step back into the drama of Rome's history. Plus, get amazing rooftop views of the Eternal City!

A visit to Castel Sant'Angelo is an incredible journey into Rome's history. What once housed the remains of Emperor Hadrian (and the emperors up to Caracalla) is now one of Rome's top attractions.

Skip the line and see how this Castel changed along with Rome. As well as a mausoleum, it's also been a palace, a fortress, a prison, and the dramatic setting for Puccini's opera Tosca.

The downstairs is cold and cramped, but the upper floors are a whole different story. Check out the lavish Renaissance interiors (look up for the murals!), and the Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo with its collection of art and military memorabilia.

Insider tip

There's a great shady park (Parco Adriano) just behind the Castel. It's got swings and a playground, surrounded by ancient cypress trees. It's a good place to come and relax in the shade, before your next adventure.

Paolo
Regional Manager

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Points of interest

Venues you'll visit:

What's included

Skip-the-line access to Castel Sant'Angelo
Access to the temporary exhibition
Downloadable audio guide in English, Mandarin, German, French, Spanish and Italian
Adult ticket option only: Access to the National Museum of Palazzo Venezia within one week after your visit

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation may be available depending on your ticket selection
  • Changes are not possible for this ticket

Instructions

Skip the line, go to the turnstile and show your smartphone ticket.

Venue

Opening hours

Wednesday 09:00 - 19:30
Thursday 09:00 - 19:30
Friday 09:00 - 19:30
Saturday 09:00 - 19:30
Sunday 09:00 - 19:30
Monday 09:00 - 19:30
Tuesday 09:00 - 19:30

How to get there

Castel Sant'Angelo
50,Lungotevere Castello, 00193, Rome
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Ratings & reviews

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Feb 26, 2020
It worked fine. The only thing is that the ticket is too expensive and the value to sell the service is a robbery.
Feb 23, 2020
It was so exciting to see this Castle. I really enjoyed to see the rooms, stairs, and the place where lived these people. :)
Feb 20, 2020
Weather was good, Audio App worked well (sometimes it went a little crazy) Views were incredible| Weather was also awesome Make sure you leave time to take in the views from the main terrace before continuing with your Roman Adventure!

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