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The Museum is divided into four sections, the history of Castel Sant'Angelo is illustrated by vintage prints, scenic views and interesting reconstructions ideals of the monument, as suggested by the imagination of artists and architects of the...more
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Hadrian was originally buried here & Popes used the Castel to imprison people. Now you can tour the Castel but even better is to stroll the grounds at night & listen to various musicians & shop in quaint stalls
Amazing that the "Castle of the Holy Angel" is still standing and in such a great condition is just a marvel to behold. Learning of the amount of times it's changed hands and been used by various families and for various purposes over time, and...More
Be prepared for lots of steps but so very worth it. Fascinating to see the changes in the building from the Roman era to the present. Stunning views from the top and great artefacts throughout the tour. My partner got a bollocking for taking off...More
My wife and I found the castle to be interesting and cool place to visit at night. We visited this site around 1000 pm and enjoyed the lack of other visitors. Thirty euro was a little steep for the attraction, but you might as well...More
We were favorably impressed with the Castel once inside...we did not know its history including with Papal Apartments. It had very easy steps to walk up and nice signage to follow. Some rooms were simply beautiful--still. The collection of armor and weapons was also neat....More
The castle has an interesting back story, and a few rooms to take a look at. The small bar/restaurant at the top looked to have great views, but we could not get a seat. The view from the top of the castle is great. This...More
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighbourhood which acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as
visitors vie for elbow room, or stand in line for a visit. Once the sun sets, the neighbourhood is transformed into a quiet and picturesque hamlet.