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“Masterpiece” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ponte Sant'Angelo

Ponte Sant'Angelo
Lungotevere Castello 50, 00193 Rome, Italy (Prati)
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Ranked #65 of 725 attractions in Rome
Type: Bridges
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“Masterpiece”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

After my holiday to Rome, one thing is definite, the architecture is simply a masterpiece. Everywhere you turn there is something splendid to lay your eyes on and this was one of them! Facing castel sant'Angelo, it's hard not to miss a site like this! Whilst the water is extremely muddy and muggy, I wasn't here for a beach holiday, Rome is very much a historical and cultural attraction holiday.

Visited September 2012
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“ANGELS FROM HEAVEN”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Hey, don't ask me! I'm so fond of Rome, what can I say of this fantastic bridge? Only one thing: go and look at the beautiful faces (one of a kind) of this masterpiece of italian baroque (some of the original angels are by Bernini, who designed some parts of the bridge itself).

Visited October 2012
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“The best bridge in Rome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

The Ponte Sant'Angelo is famous for the Bernini's Angels, which represents the passions of Christ. The sculptures are brilliant and the view to Castel Sant'Angelo is speechless. The only negative things are the beggars that are there.

Visited November 2012
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“Magnificent views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Located in front of Castel Sant'Angelo, the bridge is a must see. From here, we could see St Peter's Basilica in the distance and sunset was beautiful. The angels' statues were a sight and this is a really nice photo-taking spot. Street peddlers lined both sides of the bridge so photo taking may be a little difficult.

Visited September 2012
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“Bernini's beautiful angels line the bridge across the Tevere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

The Ponte Sant'Angelo leads to the Castel Sant'Angelo, which towers on the far side of the Tiber. The ponte (bridge) is a magnificent Baroque creation, with ten angels by the studio of the great architect and sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini. The angels each hold symbols associated with the Crucifixion of Christ. The sculptures show the genius of Bernini, full of movement and emotion, and represent the apex of the Baroque art movement. This is a beautiful sight, and provides a splendid view of the Eternal City. There are numerous museums and sites -- including the Vatican and Vatican Museums -- a short walk from here, so you should definitely include this bridge on your way to or from another destination.

Visited March 2012
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