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Tor San Michele

Via degli Atlantici, 00121 Lido di Ostia, Italy
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Limited opening hours.

It was part of the coastal defense system built by Pius IV and Pius V in the 1560's to ensure safe... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2016
phat_dawg_21
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Alpharetta, Georgia
Tor San Michele

Tor San Michele, easily missed, suffers from the great Roman history so near and accessibility to... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2016
David F
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London, England, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good15%
  • Average25%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible13%
Jun 23, 2016
“Limited opening hours.”
Feb 17, 2016
“Tor San Michele”
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Via degli Atlantici, 00121 Lido di Ostia, Italy
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Reviewed June 23, 2016

It was part of the coastal defense system built by Pius IV and Pius V in the 1560's to ensure safe navigation. The Tower was designed by Michelangelo, and was completed after his death. It was used as lighthouse during World War II, first by...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2016

Tor San Michele, easily missed, suffers from the great Roman history so near and accessibility to the Ostia beaches

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Reviewed June 11, 2015

Forget it, the padlock on the gate has so much rust on it that it shows this place hasn't been open in a long time, ok for a quick photo but not much else

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Reviewed June 9, 2015

This little castle is hidden but is worth a visit. The bricks its made from were taken from the old roman Ostia. Its only open on Sundays and Thursdays.

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