"Castel Sant'Angelo..." Castel Sant'Angelo Tip by chrissyalex

Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome: 22 reviews and 21 photos

 
 

Favorite thing: <b>Castel Sant'Angelo</b> Construction began in 139 AD. Originally, It was the mausoleum for Emperor Hadrian. Since then, it has had many roles: as part of Emperor Aurelian's city wall, as a medieval citadel and prison,and as the residence of the Popes in times of political unrest. It houses a museum that covers all aspects of its history.

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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