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.
Duration: 2 hours
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Duration: 4 hours 15 minutes
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Address: Castel Sant'Angelo, Via del Collegio Romano, 27 (Lungotevere Castello, 50, 00193 Roma RM, Italy
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
Address: Piazza del Popolo, 00187 Roma RM, Italy
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.
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.
A. Castel Sant’Angelo reopened to the public on 4 June 2021.
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.
A. Castel Sant'Angelo ticket prices start at €16.
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.
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.
A. Castel Sant’Angelo is open Monday to Sunday from 9.00 AM to 7.30 PM
A. Castel Sant'Angelo is closed on January 1st, May 1st, and December 25th.
A. Yes, Castel Sant’Angelo tickets include skip-the-line access.
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.
A. No, Castel Sant’Angelo is not wheelchair accessible.
A. The audio guide is available in Italian, English, Spanish, French & German.
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.
A. Yes, Castel Sant'Angelo tickets are available online.