Castel Sant'Angelo

Castel Sant'Angelo
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Castle Facts:

Location: Rome, Italy.
Built: 123 - 139 AD.
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: Now the the Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo.
Notes: The Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as Castel Sant'Angelo (Italian pronunciation: English: Castle of the Holy Angel), is a towering cylindrical building in Parco Adriano, Rome, Italy. It was initially commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for himself and his family. The building was later used by the popes as a fortress and castle, and is now a museum. The Castle was once the tallest building in Rome.

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Castel Sant'Angelo Links:

Castel Sant'Angelo On Wikipedia
Official website
Castel Sant'Angelo Virtual 360° panorama and photos.
Site describing arrangement of the original mausoleum.
Mausoleum of Hadrian, part of the Encyclopædia Romana by James Grout
Platner and Ashby entry on the tomb on Lacus Curtius site
Roman Bookshelf - Views of Castel Sant'Angelo from the 19° Century



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