Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome

4.5
#2 of 164 in Museums in Rome
Experience more than 20 centuries of Roman history at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. Constructed as a mausoleum in the second century, the castle over the years has served as a military fortress, political safe haven, and prison. Now, it is home to a national museum. Take a tour of one of the papal apartments adorned with antique frescoes and original decor. Walk through the hidden passageway to St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. On the right bank of the Tiber river in the heart of Rome, the castle's roof terrace provides views of the city. Take a look at our Rome trip itinerary tool to schedule your visit to Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • A great Castle! I have distant memories and going back in time makes you relive every moment! This castle is beautiful! A purely medieval style with a note of history inside! Vera  more »
  • The views from the top are amazing. Steps are manageable. Was not crowded as we went pretty early in the morning.  more »
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  • Although I did not visit inside of it, its amazing view especially at night was really attractive.
  • A beautiful museum in the heart of the city with a beautiful scenery over the water canal. Tickets are required to enter this place.
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