Castel Sant’Angelo of Rome Exclusive Tour

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2.5 hour tour
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Embark on an extraordinary journey through history with our Castel Sant’Angelo of Rome Exclusive Tour. This immersive experience invites you to explore the iconic Mausoleum of Hadrian, commonly known as Castel Sant’Angelo, like never before. Leave your guidebook behind as our expert guides lead you through this historic marvel, sharing captivating tales of its transformation from a tomb to a fortress. As you delve into the depths of this ancient site, you’ll uncover the Tomb of the Roman Emperor Hadrian, shrouded in legend. Learn about the fascinating story of Archangel Michael, who, according to legend, appeared atop the mausoleum, sheathing his sword to signal the end of a devastating plague in 590, thus lending the castle its present name. Feast your eyes on magnificent frescoes, explore the Papal apartments, and wander the castle’s corridors adorned with beautiful sculptures of angels.

Our Castel Sant’Angelo of Rome Exclusive Tour is ideal for history enthusiasts, art lovers, and those seeking a deeper connection with Rome’s rich past. The price includes skip-the-line entrance tickets and an expert guide. Don’t miss this opportunity to step into history’s embrace. Book now and embark on a remarkable journey through time in the heart of the Eternal City!

Castel Sant’Angelo of Rome Exclusive Tour Highlights

  1. Enjoy priority access to the Castel Sant'Angelo with skip-the-line entrance tickets
  2. Discover the Archangel Michael's role in ending the plague and how it shaped the castle's name
  3. Admire frescoes, Papal apartments, and exquisite angel sculptures
  4. Benefit from expert guides sharing unique historical insights during your tour
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Castel Sant’Angelo of Rome Exclusive Tour Itinerary

10:00- Pick up from Rome
  • Meet your guide at a centralized location in Rome. Please arrive 10 minutes earlier at the meeting point
Guided Tour of Castel Sant' Angelo
  • Explore the iconic Mausoleum of Hadrian, known as Castel Sant'Angelo
  • Dive into the history of this ancient site and visit the Tomb of Emperor Hadrian
  • Discover the legend of Archangel Michael, linked to the mausoleums' name
  • Marvel at the stunning frescoes, Papal apartments, and castle corridors
  • Admire exquisite angel sculptures by artists Bernini, Raggi, and Morelli
12:30 - Drop off in Rome
  • The tour ends at the original meeting point
NB - all timings on Castel Sant’Angelo of Rome Exclusive Tour are approximate
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