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Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome: 146 reviews and 289 photos

 
 

The massive fortress of Castel Sant?Angelo takes its name from the staute of the Archangel Michael on its summit. It began life in AD 139 as the Emperor Hadrian?s mausoleum. It then became the residence of popes during times of political unrest.

Address: Lungotevere Castello
Directions: Off Piazza Adriana or the St. Angelo Bridge
Phone: +39 06 681 9111
Website: http://www.castelsantangelo.com/

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  • Written Mar 9, 2005
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