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  • Visit The Mausoleum of Hadrian, a historical monument that is close to 2000 years old!
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of Roman history as you explore the castle at your own pace.
  • Learn how different parts of the building has had different uses across the centuries.
  • Did you know that Castel Sant’Angelo was once the tallest building in Rome?
  • Check out ancient roman architecture, sculptures, art, and weaponry at its best.
  • Witness breathtaking, panoramic views of Rome from the terrace of the building.
  • Ages 18yrs and under enjoy free tickets (carry a valid photo ID).
  • This ticket cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled.

Castel Sant Angelo Skip-the-Line Ticket with an Audioguide

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  • Explore the ancient fortress of Castel Sant'Angelo, an attraction not too far away from the Vatican City.
  • Plug in your audio guides and begin your journey through history as you unearth centuries' worth of history, lying hidden behind the castle walls.
  • Discover ancient artifacts, perfectly preserved frescoes, and other artwork on display as you skip from one room to the next.
  • Climb up the spiral staircase that leads you to the Chamber of Ashes. Explore the Papal Residence after and listen to the stories of the different rooms here.
  • At the Castle's Terrace, you will be privy to some of the best panoramic views across Rome and the River Tiber!
  • Italian, English, Spanish, French & German
  • Infants 5 and below go free. Children aged 6-17 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry valid photo ID).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Castel Sant Angelo Reopens Post Coronavirus closure

On 4 June 2021, the National Museum of Castel Sant'Angelo reopened to the public, following a closure due to the pandemic. If you’re planning to visit Castel Sant'Angelo, please ensure that you’re aware of all safety measures and guidelines in place. 

COVID-19 Safety Measures and Guidelines at Castel Sant’Angelo

  • It is mandatory for visitors to wear a mask covering the nose and mouth for the entire duration of the visit.
  • Each visitor will have their body temperature checked at the start of the visit. Access will be denied to all those who have a temperature above 37.5 ° C. 
  • Visitors must maintain an interpersonal distance of 1.5 m and avoid gatherings. 
  • Adhere to the health rules indicated in the signs placed at the museum, 
  • The use of the cloakroom is not allowed.
  • Groups larger than 12 people, including the tour guide, will not be allowed.
  • Visits to the Secret Castle are temporarily suspended. 
  • All areas that customers frequently touch are sanitized.
  • Sanitizers are available upon request.

Why Visit Castel Sant'Angelo

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  • Visit the mausoleum-turned-museum that has existed since the 2nd century.
  • Marvel at the Roman architecture as you explore all five floors of the castle.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of Roman history.
  • Learn how parts of the same building served as living quarters for the Pope, a fortress, and even a prison!
  • Admire the preserved statues, ancient artifacts, weapons, perfectly preserved frescoes, and other artwork on display.
  • Explore the secret passage that connects the Vatican with the Castel Sant’Angelo.
  • Enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of Rome and the River Tiber from the castle terrace.

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Duration: 2 hours

  • Avoid the long lines and head on straight to view Roman art, sculpture weaponry, and architecture at its best.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the building, as well as Roman history as you explore all five floors of the castle. 
  • Enjoy spectacular panoramic views of Rome from the terrace.

    Discounted tickets: Children of 18 years and below get free admission.
    Cancellation Policy: The ticket cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled. 
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Skip-The-Line with an Audioguide

Duration: 1 hour

  • Bypass the long queues with these skip-the-line tickets. 
  • Explore Castel Sant’Angelo and uncover centuries' worth of history on this self audio-guided tour.
  • Audio Guide is available in Italian, English, Spanish, French & German. 

    Discounted Tickets: Children of 5 years and below go free. Children aged 6-17 enjoy reduced ticket pricing.
    Super Flexible Cancellation Policy: Get a full refund on canceling up to 24 hours prior the schedule.
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Combo Tours
  • Combo tickets grant you access to two attractions.
  • Explore ancient artifacts, perfectly preserved frescoes, and other artworks at Castel Sant'Angelo.
  • Depending on your ticket, you can explore the Roman Pantheon, Colosseum, or the Borghese Gallery and Museum.

    Discounted Tickets: Children below 17 years and EU-Adults between the ages of 18-25 enjoy reduced ticket pricing. Carry valid ID for proof.
    Cancellation Policy: These tickets cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled.
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Angels & Demons Tour

Duration: 4 hours 15 minutes 

  • Step into the shoes of Robert Langdon (of Dan Brown’s best-selling novel) on this tour.
  • Go down the Path of Illumination and come face-to-face with the Altars of Science: St. Maria del Popolo Church, St. Peter's Square, St. Maria Della Vittoria Church, and Piazza Navona.
  • Explore the secret passage that connects the Vatican with the Castel Sant’Angelo.

    Super Flexible Cancellation Policy: Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.

Castel Sant’Angelo Ticket Validity

The tickets are valid for the date and time selected during checkout.

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Castel Sant’Angelo Tour Highlights

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Explore the Labrynth

A labyrinth of numerous courtyards, stately halls, the Castel Sant’Angelo has features 6 levels connected by a 400-meter spiral ramp. The castle has 58 rooms, most of which are now on display to the visitors. The remains of the original mausoleum of Emperor Hadrian are visible in the lower parts of the building, as are the ancient Roman walls and reconstructed rooms.

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The Papal Apartments

The rooms that served as the Papal residence boast of ceramics, sculptures, and perfectly preserved frescoes from the Renaissance period. The Courtyard of the Angel gives you access to the apartments, where the bronze statue of the Archangel Michael, sculpted by Michelangelo apprentice, Raffaelo da Montelupo, stands.

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The Terrace

The fifth floor of Castle Sant'Angelo opens to a beautiful viewing terrace. The terrace acted as the setting for the last act of Puccini's opera ‘Tosca’ where the heroine throws herself off the roof after her lover is executed. From here you get a panoramic view of Rome. Snag a table at the rooftop cafe to enjoy a meal with a view. 

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Ponte Sant’Angelo

When Hadrian had his mausoleum built, he also ordered a bridge that would connect his mausoleum to the city on the other side of the Tiber. That bridge still exists today. Sculptures of angels, inspired by the designs of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, adorn the bridge. You also get a scenic view of Castel Sant'Angelo from the bridge.

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Monday to Sunday- 9.00 AM  to 7.30 PM

Closed on January 1st, May 1st, and December 25th.

Best time: The most ideal time for visiting Castel Sant’Angelo is from September to March. The cool weather makes the trip more enjoyable. Evenings tend to draw lesser crowds. The view from the terrace at the sunset hour is spectacular, so plan your trip accordingly. 

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Address: Castel Sant'Angelo, Via del Collegio Romano, 27 (Lungotevere Castello, 50, 00193 Roma RM, Italy

Find on Map

By Bus: The closest bus stop is Pia/Castel S. Angelo, a 5-minute walk away.  Bus 23, 24, 40, 280, 982 & n3s will bring you here

By Train: Closest train station is Risorgimento/S. Pietro, which is a 13-minute walk to the boarding point. Train #19 will bring you here

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Address: Piazza del Popolo, 00187 Roma RM, Italy

Find on map.

By Bus: Bus lines that stop near Piazza Del Popolo: 160, 2BUS, 490, 495, 61, 89.

By Train: The closest Metro station to Piazza Del Popolo is Flaminio. If you’ve traveled to the city by train, get off at Rome Termini, the central railway station. From there, it’s just eight minutes to Flamino using the underground Metro. From Flamino, it’s just a one-minute walk to Piazza Del Popolo.

Castel Sant'Aneglo Things to do nearby

Pantheon Rome: Former temple, and now, church, the Pantheon is one of the best-preserved ancient Roman buildings. 
Piazza Navona: Visit the beautiful baroque square where Bernini's Fountain of the Four Rivers stands.
St. Peter’s Basilica: Only 140 meters from the Castel Sant’Angelo, this magnificent church is one of the most renowned works of Renaissance architecture. 
Sistine Chapel: View the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel that are considered to be a cornerstone of Renaissance art.
Colosseum: Visit the ancient landmark that has withstood the test of time and natural disasters.
Roman Forum: Visit the ruins of several important ancient government buildings.
Borghese Gallery: Admire collections by Caravaggio, Raphael, Titian, Bernini, and Canova among others.

Castel Sant'Angelo Tickets Facilities
  • Audio guides: Available in Italian, English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Russian and Chinese.
  • Bookshop: Open from Tuesday to Sunday, 9.00 AM to 7 PM.
    (the bookshop service is temporarily suspended)
  • Refreshments: Head on to the museum cafeteria to deal with those hunger pangs.
  • Lift: Available upon request.

Visitor tips

  1. This attraction is jot suited for those who use wheelchairs or have mobility impairments. However, the lift is made available upon justified request.
  2. Those taking the Angels & Demons tours are advised to wear modest clothing that covers shoulders and back and reaches below your knees.
  3. Wear some comfortable walking shoes as there is quite a bit of walking involved.

All Your Questions About Castel Sant’Angelo Tickets Answered

Q. Is Castel Sant’Angelo open after the closure due to Coronavirus is?

A. Castel Sant’Angelo reopened to the public on 4 June 2021.

Q. What are the public safety measures in place at the Castel Sant’Angelo?

A. It is mandatory that visitors wear masks that cover their nose and face at all times and their temperature will be checked before entry. Hand sanitizer stations are also available. Guided tours now permit only groups of 12.

Q. What is the starting price of Castel Sant'Angelo tickets?

A. Castel Sant'Angelo ticket prices start at €16.

Q. Are Castel Sant’Angelo tickets refundable?

A. The Skip-the-line tickets cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled. The Castel Sant Angelo Skip-the-Line Ticket with an Audioguide and Angels & Demons tickets can be canceled up to 24 hours before the schedule for a full refund.

Q. Are discounts available on Castel Sant'Angelo tickets?

A. Children below the age of 18 enjoy discounts on all tickets. EU-Adults between the ages of 18-25 enjoy reduced pricing on Combo tour tickets. Carry valid ID for proof.

Q. What are the opening hours for Castel Sant’Angelo?

A. Castel Sant’Angelo is open Monday to Sunday from 9.00 AM to 7.30 PM

Q. Is Castel Sant'Angelo open or closed on public holidays?

A. Castel Sant'Angelo is closed on January 1st, May 1st, and December 25th.

Q. Do my Castel Sant’Angelo tickets include skip-the-line access?

A. Yes, Castel Sant’Angelo tickets include skip-the-line access.

Q. Do children enjoy free entry?

A. Children below the age of 18 can enter for free with the Skip-The-Line Castel Sant’Angelo tickets, while children below 5 years of age enjoy free entry if you opt for the audio guide tour.

Q. Is the Castel Sant’Angelo wheelchair accessible?

A. No, Castel Sant’Angelo is not wheelchair accessible.

Q. What languages is the audio guide available in?

A. The audio guide is available in Italian, English, Spanish, French & German.

Q. Are guided tours available for Castel Sant'Angelo?

A. Opt for the Demons & Angels tours, or the combo tours if you would prefer a guided tour. The Skip-the-Line with audio guide Castel Sant'Angelo tickets is also a great option if you would prefer to explore the castle at your own pace.

Q. Can you book Castel Sant'Angelo tickets online?

A. Yes, Castel Sant'Angelo tickets are available online.