Located right down the road from Vatican City, Castel Sant’Angelo is one of the most popular landmarks in all of Rome. This post provides all the information you need to visit the historic building and its museum, including ticket prices, operational hours, and opportunities to save money.
This historic location was originally built to be a tomb for Emperor Hadrian and his family and it was finished in 139 AD. Despite its original purpose, Castel Sant’Angelo was almost immediately converted into a military building. Read more »
This post covers tours of Ancient Rome, namely tours of the Colosseum, the Forum and Palatine Hill. Most tour companies organize their tours around these 3 prime locations. Below, we list the various ways you can enter and explore these 3 main sights and we review several of the operators and provide a self-guided option.
Of course, there are many more ancient Roman sights in the city, but most tour companies organize their tours around these 3 prime locations, as the 3 together comprise much of the ancient city, are all adjacent to each other, and are all included in one general admission ticket.
Everyone needs the general admission ticket to enter any of the 3 sights. Tickets are good for 2 days, but you can only enter each attraction once. Palatine Hill and the Forum are considered one attraction as is the Colosseum. Read more »
Even though the summer is coming to a close, there’s still plenty to see and do in Rome. This post will provide several different ideas for Roman attractions and events that you can enjoy during September. In addition to our top 10 list, we will also include activities you can enjoy at night, for free, or with your family.