A fantastic guided walking tour to the dark side of two major sites that incredibly connected with each other, from St. Angel Castle to the Vatica State.
Your guide will introduce you the famous St. Angel Bridge with its sculptures designed by the master of all masters, Bernini. Unwrap the mithology of those statues that today still standing on this marvelous bridge.
Skip the line inside what was once the Tomb of Hadrian Emperor and commissioned by himself in the 125 a.D.. Then used by the Popes as fortress to escape from invasions. Today, St. Angel Castle its a wonderful museum where you can feast your eyes with frescoes, Ppapal apartments, beautyful views over Rome, marvelous corridors where you still feel the fear of the prisoners who one were held inside of the fortress.
Terminated this side of the tour, while walking beside the high sky corridor named the Passetto that, was used by the Popes to escape from death threats from opponents who wanted to take power to the papacy, your personal guide will tell you all the dark sides connections between the St. Angel Castle and the Vatican State. Not to miss out the lovely and lively Borgo Pio. A small village within Rome city centre that once had legacy with the Vatican City.
- Feed your self with the history of the St. Angel Bridge.
- Walk inside to the only castle ever built in Rome in honor of Hadrian
- Follow the steps of the Passetto that runs through Borgo Pio up to the Vatican City
- Learn the history of St. Peter's Square and the connection between the VAtican State and St. Angel Castle
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