Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome

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Experience more than 20 centuries of Roman history at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. Constructed as a mausoleum in the second century, the castle over the years has served as a military fortress, political safe haven, and prison. Now, it is home to a national museum. Take a tour of one of the papal apartments adorned with antique frescoes and original decor. Walk through the hidden passageway to St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. On the right bank of the Tiber river in the heart of Rome, the castle's roof terrace provides views of the city. Take a look at our Rome trip itinerary tool to schedule your visit to Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • It is a must-have location on the banks of the Tiber River. You will have a beautiful view of Rome.
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  • Spectacular old castle across from the Vatican. The views from the upper level of Rome are spectacular. This is a must visit while in Rome.  more »
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  • Great views of Rome but there are many steps to climb to get there - but it's worth it.
  • The museum is really nice, but the view from the top is simply spectacular! A bit pricey, though...15 euros
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