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, it has changed purposes over the years, into a fortress, residence, prison and now museum.
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There was no line for the ticket Office.
The tickets bought online at Tiqets worked fine, but we Could have bought them on site as well.