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Tickets for Castel Sant'Angelo: Skip The Line

Overlook the Tiber from this iconic mausoleum-turned-museum

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Best time to visit
In the morning or late afternoon
Opening hours
09:00 - 19:30 (last admission 18:30)
  • The austere stone passageways of this almost 2000-year old building may seem funereal - which makes sense as 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 plenty of Renaissance murals, paintings, and statues
  • Enjoy some of the best rooftop views of Rome and keep an eye out for two statues of the Archangel Michael that are said to guard over the building

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 unfolding 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 his family (and the emperors up to Caracalla in the 2nd century) is now one of Rome's top attractions.

Skip the line and see for yourself how this Castel changed along with Rome. It's been a fortress for the Popes to hide out in times of trouble. It's also been a palace, a prison, and the dramatic setting for Puccini's opera Tosca.

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

Temporary Exhibition: Labirinti del cuore / Labyrinths of the Heart

June 24 - September 17, 2017

This exhibition in the Papal Apartments of Castel Sant'Angelo is included in your ticket. Explore falling in love, abandonment, and nostalgia in the form of 16th-century work by Tiziano, Tintoretto, Ludovico Carracci, Bronzino, and more.

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Smartphone tickets accepted
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  • Skip-the-line access to Castel Sant'Angelo
  • Access to temporary exhibition
How to use your tickets

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

Castel Sant'Angelo
Lungotevere Castello, 50, 00193, Rome
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Additional info

Opening Hours

  • Apr - Sep: 09:00 - 19:30
  • Oct - Mar: 09:00 - 14:00
  • Last admission: 1 hour before closing

Getting There

  • Metro: Line A to Lepanto or Ottaviano-San Pietro
  • Bus: lines 23, 34, 40, 62, 280, 982 or N11 to Piazza Pia and lines 30, 70, 81, 87, 913 or 990 to Piazza Cavour
  • Tram: 19 to Piazza Risorgimento
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.

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Emma, United Kingdom
Jul 20, 2017
We arrived around midday and I'd estimate the queue was an hour long but we walked straight in. Well worth booking online.
John, Jersey
Jul 19, 2017
I booked on line and it worked well. We walked pass the line and got our tickets by showing the bar graph tickets on my phone. There was not much of a line as we went in the morning but the day before had a long line in the afternoon.
Patrik, Sweden
Jul 9, 2017
We passed the 50 m line😀
Peter, United States
Jul 3, 2017
Worked perfectly- skipped the lines and well worth seeing!
Anna, Armenia
Jul 3, 2017
It was very nice place to visit, highly recommend and skip the line option really works! Also very cool in the hot Roman summer :)
María Eugenia, Argentina
Jul 2, 2017
Divertido. Un paseo distinto
Kevin, United Kingdom
Jun 5, 2017
Go to the top just for the view over Rome. Very interesting history inside too.
Barbara, United Kingdom
Jun 4, 2017
Amazing place to visit. Beautiful views and very picturesque cafe. Well worth a visit. Skip the line tickets worked really well here.
Ramona, United Kingdom
May 25, 2017
Our tickets weren't recognized by the scanners at the entrance so we did queue to get paper tickets in exchange. I have booked tickets through this site/app on many occasions and never had any issues so far. Apart from this it was a wonderful day at the castle and I'd recommend Tiqets to everyone to save time.
Loredana, Romania
May 3, 2017
Very interesting!

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