Castel Sant'Angelo "Angels and Demons" experience
Attractions & guided tours

Castel Sant'Angelo "Angels and Demons" experience

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Free cancellation
Language: English , French , Spanish , German
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit Castel Sant' Angelo with an expert guide
  • Find out more about the different events that took place in the castle
  • Admire the best views of the city from the castle's panoramic terrace
What to expect

Meet your guide on Ponte Sant’ Angelo, formerly known as the “Aelian Bridge” or “Pons Aelius.” Built in 134 AD by Emperor Hadrian, the bridge spans the river Tiber from the city center to his mausoleum in Castel Sant'Angelo. Admire sculptures of angels by Bernini, Raggi and Morelli, before skipping the ticket lines to see Hadrian’s tomb. Feast your eyes on the frescoes, Papal apartments and magnificent corridors of the castle. Experience the fear of former prisoners as you learn about the castle’s time as a prison. Follow in the footsteps of former popes as you walk the Passetto di Borgo and learn how they would escape death threats from their opponents. Your guide will explain the dark connections between the castle and Vatican State. The tour finishes on with unbeatable panoramic views from the top of the castle looking untoward the Colosseum, Vatican, Pantheon.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to Castel Sant'Angelo
    • Guided tour
    What's not included
    • Pick up and drop-off service
    • Food and drinks
    Reduced price
    • Child (5-17 years old): reduced
    • Infant (0-4 years old): reduced
    Where

    Piazza di Ponte S. Angelo, 68, 00186 Rome, Italy

    Meeting point:

    Your guide will be waiting for you holding a 'Carpe Diem Rome' sign

    What to remember
    • Please arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the beginning of the tour
    • It is suggested to wear comfortable walking shoes and to bring a bottle of water with you
    • Only small bags are allowed inside Castel Sant'Angelo. Prohibited items include scissors, pocket knives, aerosols and liquids, even if less than 100ml (except for water)
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    When

    Every day at 11.00am and 5.00pm

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    Provider
    Carpe Diem Rome
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the experience begins.
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