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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And they sculpted a statue of the Archangel Michael to stand atop the Castel Sant'Angelo in the third.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Secret Vatican Archive app is available in Italian and English and also includes an "augmented reality" capability that can be used outside of the museum at some historical sites in Rome such as Bernini's angels of the Castel Sant'Angelo bridge and the Basilica of Santa Maria sopra Minerva.
Leto had left Rome for Venice, but the Venetian authorities extradited him to Rome, where he joined Platina in the Castel Sant'Angelo, the Emperor Hadrian's looming mausoleum turned into a formidable Vatican fortress and dungeon.
The posters appeared in Benetton clothing stores across the globe as well as in newspapers, magazines and on Internet websites, and the passionate embrace was also briefly shown on a banner held up near Rome's landmark Castel Sant'Angelo castle not far from the Vatican.