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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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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  09:00 - 19:30
Tomorrow:  09:00 - 19:30
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
Best time to visit
In the morning or late afternoon
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.

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Ticket features
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Skip The Line
Smartphone tickets accepted
What's included
  • Skip-the-line access to Castel Sant'Angelo
  • Access to the temporary exhibition
Instructions

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

Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Castel Sant'Angelo
50,Lungotevere Castello, 00193, Rome
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
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
Reviews
Nov 15, 2018
Superb views and a fantastic building - particularly good if you are an Assassins Creed fan.
Nov 11, 2018
it was fast and was excellent experience .
Nov 11, 2018
No waiting time. Brilliant.
Nov 3, 2018
It is not something for the elderly. They have stairs and steps that takes a person in good shap to do. I wood recommend that anybody with any medical condition not to go here.
Oct 30, 2018
Tickets worked
Oct 30, 2018
Amazing!!
Oct 28, 2018
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Oct 27, 2018
Perfect choice.
Oct 26, 2018
A stunning attraction with wonderful views across the whole city. I can’t believe I waited until my fourth trip to Rome before seeing it.
Oct 25, 2018
Excellent
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