Rome Castel Sant’Angelo tour – Official Intimate SMAL GROUP Guided Tour, the emblem of the history of Rome
Rome Castel Sant’Angelo tour, Official guided tour, tickets and reservation to visit Castel Sant’Angelo, tomb, Hadrian’s Mausoleum, small group tour.
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2 hours guided tour with English-speaking guide. An intimate group tour to discover the best of Rome away from crowded tours.
Rome Castel Sant’Angelo tour – born as sepulchre for the Emperor Hadrian, maintains its purpose until 403 A.D, when it was embedded in the Aurelian Wall becoming a bastion. Thanks to its great bones and its prominent position in the city, it was coveted by several important families. Actually, it was the bastion of the senator Teofilatto, of the Crescenzi family, of the Pierleoni family and even of the Orsini family. A pope belonging to the Orsini’s, Niccolò III, decided to build the “Passetto di Borgo” the walled passage that connects Castel Sant’Angelo to the Vatican. Castel Sant’Angelo also became a papal residence, used during moment of danger, and later was turned into the Vatican Archive but was also a court of law and a prison. Several important personalities were retained there; among them Benvenuto Cellini, an artist, whose escape was famous for being clever but hard; and Giuseppe Balsamo, known as Count of Cagliostro. That’s why Castel Sant’Angelo is even named Cagliostra by the romans. The prisons were also used as setting for a famous opera play by Giacomo Puccini, “Tosca”.
Nowadays Castel Sant’Angelo is a real and beautiful masterpiece hosting as many ones.
Castel Sant’Angelo tour – Mausoleum, castellum or bastion, popish shelter, court of law, prison and museum … Castel Sant’Angelo retraces all stages of Rome, and so you will with Castel Sant’Angelo Official Intimate Guided Tour.
Don’t lose the chance to visit one of the main castles of Rome, known all over the world for being a masterpiece itself, hosting incredible works of art. Castel Sant’Angelo Official Intimate Guided Tour offers to you the best experience ever and the best way to visit the castle, providing for a skip the line entrance with experienced and competent official guide. Get ready to deep into the art and the history of the most beautiful city in the world. We planned for you a unique intimate guided tour in order to give you the chance to experience this tour in the best way, staying away from crowded group tours.
Castel Sant’Angelo tour, Official Intimate Guided Tour planes for you a wonderful, exclusive and intimate visit of this incredible castle, whose wall will tell you all you need to know about Rome. During your visit your guide will share with you the history of the castle and many stories and anecdotes of the several personalities who pass there. Let involve you by one of the ancients and richest monument of the Eternal City. Loose yourself among the incredible masterpieces hosting by Castel Sant’Angelo.
With Castel Sant’Angelo Official Intimate Guided tour, you will visit Emperor Hadrian’s tomb, sumptuously decorated halls, the popish apartments and bastion, the historical prisons, the torture chamber and much more. Moreover during the visit, you can appreciate the incredible and picturesque courtyard, a Michelangelo’s masterpiece, and the amazing panoramic view of Rome from the castle’s terrace. Choose Castel Sant’Angelo Official Intimate Guided Tour for a comfy and exclusive experience. Book it now!
An expert will escort you through incredible treasures providing you an amazing and unique experience. Suitable for families.
Castel Sant’Angelo tour
TOUR AVAILABILITY RAIN OR SHINE ON: EVERYDAY
GROUP SIZE: Intimate groups max 24 people
MEETING POINT – Castel Sant’Angelo in front of the main entrance, Lungotevere Castello, 50
METTING TIME: 17:30
Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes prior the tour starts time
Intimate Group size: max 24 pp
Adults 39 euros
Reduced 30 euros (up 16 years old)
Children under 6 years old free
THE PRICE INCLUDE
WHAT YOU WILL EXPLORE IN ROME – OFFICIAL CASTEL SANT’ANGELO TOUR – ROME
The mausoleum of Hadrian and his family, Castel S. Angelo papal fortress, The prisons, The Stufetta of Clement VII, Hadrians’ tomb, Room of the Treasures, Room of the Library, The Sala Paolina, Angel Courtyard
The helicoidal ramp, Hall of Apollo, The Treasury Room, The Loggia, Top Floor Balcony, and much more…..
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