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Castel Sant'Angelo self-guided audio tour

Castel Sant'Angelo self-guided audio tour

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Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Chinese
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: Flexible
Do this because
  • Explore at your own pace the chambers and courts of the castle
  • Experience the Room of the Urns and the Passetto di Borgo
  • Marvel at the luxurious decorations of the papal apartments
What to expect

Discover Castel Sant’Angelo at your own pace, with a self-guided audio tour on your phone.Enter and explore the castle with an award-winning storytelling concept designed by an accredited expert.

The tour begins at the main entrance of the castle.Once you’ve entered, you’ll head toward the large open space which was once home to the executions' courtyard. Listen to the stories of famous heretics, such as Giordano Bruno, during the Roman Inquisition. Getting deeper into the castle, you’ll learn about its early history as a Mausoleum for the Roman Emperors. Explore Hadrian’s cylindrical tomb and climb up the original 2nd-century brick-walled ramp leading to the room where the cinerary urns of the Imperial family were once placed.Continue through the Sala Paolina, where Pope Paul III welcomed his honored guest. The hall, covered in frescoes, was designed to impress and manifest the power and wealth of the Catholic Church. Learn about the history of Castel Sant’Angelo as a papal residence and marvel at the beauty of Perino Del Vaga’s decorative complex, the Room of Cupid and Psyche, and its celebrated ceiling, adorned with scenes from Greek mythology. Take glimpses of the Passetto di Borgo, the once-secret passageway of the Popes, and the iconic statue of the Angel on the rooftop. Before leaving, take in the panorama of the Eternal City from the terrace and head to Ponte Sant’Angelo to end your tour with stories and legends of the dreamy bridge.

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What's included
  • check Offline content (text, audio narration and maps)
  • check Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone (Android & iOS)
What's not included
  • x_not_included Entrance ticket to Castel Sant' Angelo
  • x_not_included Live guide
  • x_not_included Smartphone or headphones
  • x_not_included Food and drinks
  • x_not_included Hotel pick up and drop-off

Lungotevere Castello, 00193 Roma, RM, Italy

Meeting point:
The self-guided audio tour is designed to begin at the main entrance of Castel Sant' Angelo.
What to remember
  • Please notice that this tour does not include the entrance tickets for Castel Sant'Angelo
  • You will receive an email from the local supplier with important audio instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Please check your email spam folder as well
  • You need to book per device to be used, not per participant
  • For the audio tour, you must have an Android or iOS smartphone and make sure you have enough storage space. The size for the app and the audio tour is 100-150 MB. Remember to bring your own headphones
  • This activity is non-refundable once activated
  • The course of the visit may be modified and special restrictions may be imposed. The visitors must always adhere to the guidelines of the site
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

What people say about this experience



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  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - January 2023


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