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Skip-the-lines Castel Sant'Angelo and Pope Paul III Apartments Tour provided by Raphael Tours in Rome

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Skip-the-lines Castel Sant'Angelo and Pope Paul III Apartments Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 06/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    St. Angelo Bridge
    Ponte Sant'Angelo, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
    Departure Point: Outside the main gate of Castel Sant'Angelo (attention: not inside ticket office) Address: Lungotevere Castello, 50 Directions: Take the bridge of Angels until you reach the gate of the castle Return point: Concludes at the castle
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    Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    After meeting at the gate, your guide will lead you into Castel Sant’Angelo with your skip-the-line tickets. The castle was the tomb of Emperor Hadrian and many of his successors were buried there. The castle was also used by popes as the State Treasury,  a prison and  location for public executions. On your tour, you will see magnificent art, the emperor’s burial place, the courtyard of executions, the Papal Apartments, the treasury room, and much more. You will even step out onto the terrace for a breathtaking view over Rome. You will enjoy the pleasure and privilege of a semi-private tour, in a group that does not exceed 10 participants
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  • You'll end at
    St. Angelo Bridge
    Ponte Sant'Angelo, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
    Departure Point: Outside the main gate of Castel Sant'Angelo (attention: not inside ticket office) Address: Lungotevere Castello, 50 Directions: Take the bridge of Angels until you reach the gate of the castle Return point: Concludes at the castle
    See address & details
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Departure Point
St. Angelo Bridge, Ponte Sant'Angelo, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Small group tour (no more than 10 people)
  • Amazing view over the city of Rome
  • Entry/Admission - Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The guide speaks fluent English
  • It is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes
  • Photography is allowed and you can take great panoramic pictures from the terrace of the castle
  • Minimum numbers do apply: there is a possibility of cancelation after confirmation if there are not enough participants to meet the requirements. In such an event, you will be offered an alternative
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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BeachBum7680 wrote a review Oct 2019
Chicago, Illinois11 contributions12 helpful votes
Wasn't sure we were going to book this but so glad we did! Not much of a line to get in but tour guide was fantastic! Beautiful views from the top!
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Takehiro Matsuyama wrote a review Sep 2019
Fujisawa, Japan2 contributions
Very thorough and enjoyable explanations on the history and background on Castle San’t Angelo. Quite memorable tour.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Jamie S wrote a review Sep 2019
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I would highly recommend this tour. Our tour guide was amazing and full of facts, the tour was very interesting. A must is to sit in the outdoor restaurant after the tour and enjoy the amazing views of Rome from atop the castle.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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MESpringborn wrote a review Sep 2019
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This was worth every cent! Our guide was so knowledgeable about the castle. She kept us entertained throughout the tour. I’m not even a history person but her stories about life in the castle and how the space evolved over the years- how the different spaces were used- so
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Ami wrote a review Aug 2019
Southlake, Texas17 contributions3 helpful votes
I had been to Rome twice before but never went to this attraction. The reviews were good so I added it to our plan. So glad I did. Our tour guide Mateo was amazing! So much great information and I learned more on this tour than all others combined. The castle was amazing
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Enjoyable tour
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Streetfood tour
Excellent tour in the early evening with guide Silvia. We walked from Campo dei Fiori, via Jewish Ghetto to Pantheo
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Great tour, fantastic guide and lovely food
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A must do in Naples!
What can we say!!! Our guide Rozanna/Roxanna was both enthusiatic and informative and she could answer any/all our
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Great food, great guide
Great tour with an engaging and interesting guide. Clearly really knew the area and had a genuine interest in both
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Amazing tour with delicious food
Really amazing tour with delicious local food and a lot of interesting new information and insights on the city. Ou
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Street Food Segway
Matt was a great guide, very knowledgeable and funny. I would definitely recommend this tour. Lots of interesting
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Great experience
Knowledgeable and interesting tour guide. Recommend this experience to anyone and included history of area
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Fantastic tour and great food
We had a fantastic tour with Emanuele. He was very friendly, funny and informative. The tour included a lot of the
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Taste of Italy
Our tour guide was a wonderful young Italian lady. She was interested in us as well as much as we were interested t
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Enjoyable wander with delicious food
Matteo was an excellent guide- provided interesting background and history to the places we visited and the food we
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Rome’s Culinary Delights
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Tasty Food & Interesting History Lessons
Simone was an excellent tour guide. He answered questions and kept us engaged throughout the tour. We learned a l
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Great tour and guide, would do it again!
We were probably the last tour before the Corona virus broke out and completely closed everything. But, we had Sim
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  • Duration: 2h
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