Castel Sant'Angelo

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Castel Sant’Angelo

built in Rome by Hadrian as an imperial mausoleum. [Rom. Hist.: Collier’s, XVI, 539]
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Lorenzo Ricci, the Jesuit superior general, in Castel Sant'Angelo in Rome until he died in 1775.
I grew up in La Taverna da Giovanni on Via di Santo Spirito, right across the bridge from the Castel Sant'Angelo. There was also Al Moro, Cecchino dal 1875, Da Enzo.
Her go-for-it attitude was evident as she practised Tosca's final leap off the battlements of the Castel Sant'Angelo, landing in a large box filled with foam cubes.
St Peter's is in the centre, with Castel Sant'Angelo to its left.
Afterwards, it's a gentle stroll towards Vatican City to take in St Peter's Basilica, before heading home along the river via Castel Sant'Angelo. At every turn there's a monument or important building.
Six decades have passed since director William Wyler captured his leading lady as she tucked into gelato on the Spanish Steps, indulged in a spot of sightseeing at the Colosseum and danced on a river boat alongside Castel Sant'Angelo.
En el inventario se mencionan, entre otras, una vista del Castel Sant'Angelo, "otra pintura de la eleccion del Rey de Romanos" un retrato de Urbano VIII, una Virgen del Popolo, y unas curiosas "once pinturas con diferentes fuentes de Roma, una que sale el agua de tres penascos" (27).
5 CASTEL SANT'ANGELO, Italy THE Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as Castel Sant'Angelo - Castle of the Holy Angel - is a towering cylindrical building in Parco Adriano, Rome.
Called Il Passetto di Borgo, it is a fortified, medieval-era corridor that served as a covered walkway linking the Vatican to Castel Sant'Angelo, a fortress just beyond Borgo's border.
But for me, Palatine, Colosseo (budget copy of the Royal Albert Hall in London!), Castel Sant'Angelo and Basilica San Pietro are stand-alone monuments.
Beyond the saint is a scintillating view of the Castel Sant'Angelo, complete with a surmounting Archangel Michael; in this case, however, the castle is not situated in Rome but within an idyllic view of the pre-Alpine foothills of Cima's native region.