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

€25
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Duration: 1 hr.
Free Cancellation
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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
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Angels & Demons Official Tour

€58
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Duration: 3 hr. - 4 hr. 15 min.
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  • Feel like the dashing Robert Langdon on this unique Angels and Demons tour that takes you through the sites that appear in Dan Brown's worldwide bestseller.
  • Embark across Rome in a comfortable air-conditioned coach, along with a professional English-speaking historian tour guide.
  • As you pass by magnificent churches and walk through lively squares, worn out alleys and cobblestone streets, try to imagine whether the author once visited and was inspired by the same spots.
  • Walk down the Path of Illumination, uncovering centuries-old secrets and decoding mysterious puzzles on your way.
  • Visit the places immortalised by the novel as the four Altars of Science - the St. Maria del Popolo Church, St. Peter's Square, St. Maria Della Vittoria Church and the Fountain of the Four Rivers in Piazza Navona.
  • Get the chance to explore the Church of Illumination itself, the stunning Castel Sant’Angelo. Discover the secret passage that connects the fortress with the Vatican.
  • Though this a tour, some of the churches you will be visiting may have restrictions on certain kinds of clothing so we recommend that you wear something that covers your shoulders and back and reaches below your knees.
  • Since the tour also involves a fair amount of walking, we recommend you wear some comfortable walking shoes.
  • Children aged 2 - 14 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Rome E-Bike Rental & Castel Sant'Angelo With Audio Guide

€42
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Duration: 3 hr.
Free Cancellation
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  • Embrace your inner environmentalist and get yourself this e-bike rental ticket that lets you explore Rome in a green manner!
  • Hop aboard your fully-charged electronic bikes, buckle in your helmets, and begin your venture through Italy's wondrous capital city.
  • Plug in your informative audio guides that regales facts and tales about Rome's past and present, with a drizzle of its must-visit attractions.
  • This ticket also gives you access to Castel Sant'Angelo, a revered landmark in Rome that has withstood the test of time.
  • From a funerary monument to a prison, and from a splendid Renaissance dwelling to a museum, this attraction has seen it all!
  • Enjoy sights of ancient fortified walls, statues and striking paintings. Take the spiral ramp to the the chamber of ashes and the cells.
  • Don't forget to head over to the castle's terrace for remarkable panoramic views of the city!
  • 3-hr e-bike rental
  • Reserved Entrance to the Castel Sant'Angel
  • Castel Sant'Angel audioguide APP
  • Rome City APP audioguide
  • 25-min multimedia video at ticketing office
  • Children aged 14-17yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry valid photo IDs).

English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Russian & Chinese.

  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Castel Sant'Angelo: Angels and Demons Experience

€55
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Duration: 2 hr.
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  • Take a guided tour with an expert local tour guide at Rome's most famous castle.
  • Walk into Hadrian's tomb and admire the mausoleum and the Baroque statues of angels at its sides.
  • Marvel at the sculptural genius of Italy's old masters - Bernini, Morelli and Raggi.
  • Feast your eyes on the intricate art - fresco, Papal apartments and magnificent corridors.
  • End your tour with a picturesque view from the top of the castle and watch the stunning skyline of Rome.
  • Children aged 17 and under enjoy reduced ticket prices (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Vatican Gardens Open Bus & Castel Sant'Angelo Entry

€75
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Duration: 3 hr.
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  • On this open minibus tour of the Vatican Gardens, see the green heart of the world's tiniest state.
  • Spend some time in the Vatican Gardens, where art and nature come together in perfect harmony.
  • With a multilingual audio guide, you can enjoy the tranquility of the Vatican Gardens.
  • Learn about the history of this mausoleum-turned-museum, The Castel Sant'Angelo, with skip-the-line, hosted access,
  • Admire superbly maintained Renaissance paintings and other works of art from the museum terrace, which offers panoramic views of Rome and the Tiber River.
  • Climb the spiral staircase to the Chamber of Ashes, which housed a number of historical personalities, before going on to the Papal Residence.
  • English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Russian.
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Castel Sant'Angelo is a mausoleum-turned-museum that has existed since the 2nd century. During your visit to this historic monument, you will be able to marvel at Roman architecture. As you explore all five floors of the castle you will 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!

During your visit, you can admire the preserved statues, ancient artifacts, weapons, and perfectly preserved frescoes, and even explore the secret passage that connects the Vatican with the Castel Sant’Angelo. The cherry on top? The castle terrace, where you can enjoy the breathtaking panoramic view of Rome and the River Tiber.

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Skip-The-Line

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 to 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.
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Castel Sant’Angelo Tour Highlights

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Explore the Labyrinth

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 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 Castel 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

Hadrian ordered a bridge that would connect his mausoleum to the city on the other side of the Tiber to be built. Named originally as Pons Aelius, the bridge took on the name Ponte Sant'Angelo. 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 here.

Plan Your Visit to Castel Sant’Angelo

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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. 

Castel Sant'Angelo Opening Hours
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Address: Castel Sant'Angelo, Lungotevere Castello, 50, 00193 Roma RM, Italy

Find on Map

By Bus: The closest bus stop is P.za 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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Castel Sant'Aneglo Things to do nearby

Pantheon Rome: Former temple, and now, church, the Roman 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 away is the magnificent St. Peter's Basilica 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 Roman Colosseum has withstood the test of time and natural disasters.
Roman Forum: Visit the ruins of several important ancient government buildings at the Roman Forum.
Borghese Gallery: Admire collections by Caravaggio, Raphael, Titian, Bernini, and Canova among others at Borghese Gallery.

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 not 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?

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.