"Castel Sant'Angelo" Castel Sant'Angelo Tip by Polly74
Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome: 146 reviews and 289 photos
Originally an imperial tomb built by Hadrian it became the dynastic sepulcher of the Antonine's.
Work began in 123 AD but was only completed in 139 AD after the emperor's death. The mausoleum was linked to the Campus Martius by the Pons Aelius (now the Ponte Sant'Angelo).
Through the ages is has served in varying capacities: first as a fortress, then as a noble dwelling, and finally a papal residence.
Address: Lungotevere Castello, 50, 00186 Roma, Italy
Directions: Off Piazza Adriana or the St. Angelo Bridge
Phone: +39 06 681 9111
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