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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
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
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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Skip The Line
Smartphone tickets accepted
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
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
May 18, 2019
Was stunning need a good hour or so and some great views and loads of interesting facts
May 17, 2019
Excellent access. Recommend early morning start
May 11, 2019
Was as described on the site so nothing to add really!
Apr 26, 2019
Simply walk past the queue and they will send you on your way! Fabulous place to visit. A1. The app with the guide took a long time to download so do it before your visit. It is in play store. Have fun! Brockmans of Kent xx
Apr 14, 2019
Highly recommended
Apr 9, 2019
Skip the line very useful !!
Jan 15, 2019
Had a very good time touring the castle. No rushing, just taking your time viewing everything.
Dec 17, 2018
Smooth processing.
Dec 13, 2018
Worth to be seen) amazing view of Rome from the roof top, but nothing special inside.
Nov 15, 2018
Superb views and a fantastic building - particularly good if you are an Assassins Creed fan.

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