Castel Sant'Angelo

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The Castel Sant'Angelo is a huge fortress in Rome Italy that was built in 139 AD as a mausoleum for Emperor Hadrian.

The Sant'Angelo castle has been used for different purposes over its long lifetime. It was once a prison, a refuge for the pope from his enemies and today is a museum.

Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome Italy
Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome Italy

A tunnel connects Castel Sant'Angelo to the Vatican.

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