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

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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide and small group of up to 15 people outside Castel Sant’Angelo in time for a 3pm departure. Then, set out to discover the mighty fortress of Castel Sant' Angelo, built in 139AD to house the tomb of Emperor Hadrian and later converted to a castle in the 14th century.

    Learn about its fascinating history as a castle, refuge and prison from your guide as you explore the ruins, admire sculptures by Bernini, Raggi and Morelli, and walk in the footsteps of former Popes as you visit the papal apartments. With your convenient skip-the-line tickets, jump the queue and head straight into the star attraction – the grand mausoleum of Emperor Hadrian. Finally, enjoy a spectacular view over Rome from the castle terrace.
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    Departure Point
    St. Angelo Bridge, Ponte Sant'Angelo, 00186 Roma RM, Italy
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    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!

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank BeachBum7680
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Very thorough and enjoyable explanations on the history and background on Castle San’t Angelo. Quite memorable tour.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank TakehiroMatsuyama
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    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.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Jamie S
    Reviewed September 5, 2019 via mobile

    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...More

    Thank MESpringborn
    Reviewed August 4, 2019

    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...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Tuffi22
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