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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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Skip The Line
Smartphone tickets accepted
Wheelchair accessible
Best time to visit
In the morning or late afternoon
Opening hours
09:00 - 19:30 (last admission 18:30)

Highlights

  • 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

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 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.

How to use your tickets

Castel Sant'Angelo
Lungotevere Castello, 50, 00193, Rome

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

What's included?

  • Skip the line access to Castel Sant'Angelo
  • Access to any temporary exhibition that's on

Good to know

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.

Paolo
Tiqets City Manager Rome

Common questions

What do these tickets include?
In general, every ticket includes a single entrance to the venue in combination with other services depending on the product you choose. Please check the section Whats included on this page to know more about what your tickets include.
Are there special discounts for different age groups/students or teachers?
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Customer reviews

Loredana, Romania
May 3, 2017
Very interesting!
Andras, United Kingdom
Apr 28, 2017
Very satisfied!
lorraine, United Kingdom
Apr 26, 2017
this is a lovely castle ,not good if youre not good at walking as there are loads of steps up to all floors,unfortunatly we couldnt go further than the 1st floor but what we did see was beautiful,if you re able to go up to the top you will see a wonderful view
Dirk, Germany
May 18, 2017
Schnell und unbürokratisch lief der Vorgang ab bis ich mein original Papierticket hatte.
Benoit, France
May 5, 2017
Bon coupe file aucune attente
Barbara, France
May 2, 2017
Ottimo servizio,nessun tempo di attesa,siamo rimasti molto soddisfatti
Andrea, Germany
May 1, 2017
Es hat alles super funktioniert, Tikets waren sofort in der App
( offline verfügbar) und obwohl wir nicht die Sprachen englisch oder italienisch beherrschen, wusste die Dame an der Kasse gleich bescheid.
Vielen Dank!
Alberto, Mexico
Apr 24, 2017
Excelente