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Castel Sant’Angelo

Data Pubblicazione novembre 2, 2013
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The Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as Castel Sant’Angelo (English: Castle of the Holy Angel), is a towering cylindrical building in Parco Adriano, Rome, Italy. It was initially commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for himself and his family. The building was later used by the popes as a fortress and castle, and is now a museum. The Castel was once the tallest building in Rome. (from Wikipedia) The Mausoleum of Hadrian has five floors, The first with a ramp, the second features the prison cells, the third one is the military floor with courtyards, the fourth belonged to the popes and features superb art, and the fifth is a viewpoint terrace.

There is also a coffee bar on the top floor with a great view of the city of Rome. You can choose between a guided tour or visits via audio-guides. In the Castel Sant’Angelo there is access for mobility impaired people as well as a bookshop.

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The Castel Sant’Angelo opens from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. excluding Monday. People aged 18 to 25 get in for half price, and entrance is completely free for those under age 18 and over 65.

You can reach this place with bus lines 80, 87, 280 and 492, or with a taxis at Piazza Pasquale Paoli.


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