The Castle of the Popes: Castel Sant'Angelo (Castle of the Holy Angel)

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Tour Number

Activity Level

109773


Categories

Museums / Culture, Local Experience, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Italian (fluent)

Skip the line tickets included! (2,5 hours)


This Private Tour experience takes you on a comprehensive understanding of the world-renowned and marvellous Castle of the Holy Angel (Castel Sant'Angelo), with the Renaissance Papal Apartments covered with frescoes.

Standing majestically on the Tiber river, Castle of the Holy Angel it was made famous by the melodies of Puccini's Tosca and the Dan Brown's novel "Angels and Demons". it's one of the Rome's most famous symbol, converted for many different uses both by Emperors and Popes in its 20 century existence! From its first construction (in 139 A. D) to today, it has been a fortress and a prison, the papal residence but also the headquarters of very important departments (such as the Secret Archive).

The view from the top is a must see and offer a 360 degree view of the Eternal City!

NOTE: Free admission for Under 18 - Inquiry for the cost before confirming the booking!

Itinerary

> Castle of the Holy Angel
> Renaissance Papal Apartments (Hall of Apollo, Hall of Paolina, Hall of Perseus, Room of Amore and Psiche)

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection

Duration: 2 hours 30 min.

Transportation

Note that inside the Castle there are many stairs and ramps to climb up for getting the terrace.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Admission Tickets

Other: > Hotel pick up (upon request)

> Booking service for your tickets priority skip-the-line

Estimated Local Cash Needed

15 EUR - Taxi ride

What’s Extra

  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: > Taxi ride

Restrictions

*** PLEASE NOTE *** I am not a driver. If requested I can provide you a transportation with a luxury and air-conditioned Mercedes Minivan with a professional driver, except for the VIP Private Tours where the transportation is included.

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excellent guide- very very knowledgeable
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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    109773


    Categories

    Museums / Culture, Local Experience, First Time Visitor, City

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 6

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent), Italian (fluent)

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