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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  • Visit mandatory. Interestingly, it's not very hard, the view from the top is awesome, they have a café/restaurant, you can see a lot of interesting things and don't take too much time to look at everything inside.
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  • It is simply impossible to pass by this place, it is near the Vatican, and there all who do not laziness go. As for me, it is possible to go to the castle itself. Not because the ticket is worth 15 euros, just there is really no history, all tourists are visited billions of times. You'd better walk outside, admire
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  • Although I did not visit inside of it, its amazing view especially at night was really attractive.
  • A beautiful museum in the heart of the city with a beautiful scenery over the water canal. Tickets are required to enter this place.
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