Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo

National Museum Of Castel Saint Angelo

Built around 123 A.D. as a tomb for Emperor Hadrian and his family, Castel Sant'Angelo has an unusual destiny in the historical and artistic capital of the scene. While all the other Roman monuments are overwhelmed, reduced to ruins or caves to be recycled counting materials in new, modern buildings, the castle - through an unbroken series of developments and transformations that seem to slip into each other seamlessly continuity - accompanied for almost two thousand years the fate and history of Roma.Da funerary monument to a fortified outpost, from dark and terrible prison in splendid Renaissance house that sees active within its walls Michelangelo, from the Risorgimento prison museum, Castel Sant ' Angelo embodies the solemn Roman spaces in the mighty walls, in the magnificent frescoed halls, the events of the Eternal City where past and present seem inextricably linked. Since its establishment in 1925, Castel Sant'Angelo has undergone several transformations and interventions, imposing itself in the cultural reality which Capitoline active pole, able to attract the interest of millions of visitors each year flock to its spaces to visit its charming rooms, admire its valuable collections of paintings and artifacts, enjoy the many exhibitions and temporary exhibitions which are alternated in the castle throughout the year.


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Lungotevere Castello, 50
00193 Roma


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