€£$
по-русскиen Español (pronto)
enter
1159places to visit
in the world
141places to visit
in Italy
58places to visit
in Rome

Castle of the Holy Angelin Rome, Italy

#18of 58 places to visitin Rome

Adventure Rating in Rome

TOP-65 adventure's step-by-step
recipes & lifehacks
How to drive Vespa - iconic italian scooter in RomeHow to peek through the Knights of Malta keyhole in RomeHow to visit the Colosseum in RomeHow to see the illusion of St. Peter's dome in RomeHow to admire Rome from the Aventine Hill in RomeHow to take an Oculus selfie in RomeHow to touch the Mouth of Truth in Rome
65 things to doin Rome

Take local guide

You can visit this place in one of our tours.Choose
This castle was once the tallest building in Rome, and its history is very interesting for everyone, who visit it.
Castle of the Holy Angel, Rome
Castle of the Holy Angel (Castel Sant'Angelo) is also famous as "sad Castle" because its purpose has changed from year to year. It was initially commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum, then the castle was used by the popes as a fortress and castle. In the basement of the castle was a prison for dangerous criminals (Galileo Galilei and Giordano Bruno were here), and now it is a museum.

Castle of the Holy Angel has more than 50 rooms, each of which is unique and amazing. Here you can find a prison,the courtroom, a vast arsenal of different weapons, the treasure house and the columned hall. There is a bronze angel statue at the top of the castle.

On the top of the castle you can go to the terrace and enjoy the views of the city.

Things to do here 1

#28Climb to the Castle of the Holy Angel in RomeClimb to the Castle of the Holy AngelR.R.Mix

Visit the upper terrace of the Castle Sant'Angelo and see how beautiful Eternal City.

€10
Know more things to do?Guest

Share your ideas of what to do in Rome with other travellers — together we'll make our travellings more interesting!

Castle of the Holy Angel on the map

Location: Lungotevere Castello, 50

Open hours

from 9:00 am till 7:30 pm

Tours & excursions 3

#26Sightseeing tour in Rome by carSightseeing tour in Rome by car

Try the unique experience of visiting Rome comfortably in a luxury car with personal English-speaking chauffeur.

€60+/person€190/tour
#33Open bus 1 day tourOpen bus 1 day tour

To see all Rome in a short period of time its not necessary to take a helicopter, you may just have a 1 dat tour on a open bus and enjoy the best sights of Eternal City.

€20+/person
#40Rome on scooterRome on scooter

See all great buildings, monuments, magnificent sights of Rome in one day while riding a retro scooter and plunge in the atmosphere of Eternal City.

€100+/person

Reviews

Guest18 January 2020

More places to visit in Rome

#52Fontana del Nettuno in RomeFontana del Nettuno

Fontana del Nettuno make the architectural ensemble of Italian Piazza Navona complete adding artistic atmosphere and elegance.

#48Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi in RomeFontana dei Quattro Fiumi

The masterpiece of Italian baroque truly deserves being one of the most beautiful fountain in the world - gorgeousness, majesty and magnificence.

#41Rose Garden in RomeRose Garden

On the Aventine hill near the Orange garden the Rose garden is located. Here you will see many different types of these flowers.

#57The catacombs of St. Callixtus in RomeThe catacombs of St. Callixtus

These catacombs is the greatest and one of the most important places of Rome, founded in the second century and is still impressing every visitor.

#38Piazza Venezia in RomePiazza Venezia

One of the most beautiful squares in Rome is located at the foot of the Capitol, near the Roman Forum. The most striking figure of the square - a monument to Victor Emmanuel II.

#10Aventine Hill in RomeAventine Hill

Aventine Hill is one of the seven Rome hills, the observation deck with the beautiful panorama and the perfect place for the evening walk.

#21Pyramid of Caius Cestius in RomePyramid of Caius Cestius

This pyramid is the only ancient pyramid in Europe.

#31Terrazza Paradiso Restaurant in RomeTerrazza Paradiso Restaurant

From the terrace of the restaurant opens a unique view of the high hills and castles and the eternal city, which within the night lights shimmers with all the colors of the rainbow.

#1Villa Borghese in RomeVilla Borghese

Villa Borghese is a magnificent landscape park in the English style, a popular place for walks and picnics in Rome. Also here is the museum with the incredible collection of art.

#39Kono Pizza in RomeKono Pizza

The small caffee in the center of Rome. Here you can order pizza to go and taste this interesting fast food walking through the city.

#23Basilica of Saint Clement in RomeBasilica of Saint Clement

This small and modest Basilica is located near the Colosseum and keeps the ancient treasures that will delight all lovers of antiquities.

#6Largo di Torre Argentina in RomeLargo di Torre Argentina

On the square are the ruins of the temples of the Roman republic and the place where Julius Caesar was assassinated.

Photo credit © https://www.flickr.com/photos/ragingwire/