Castel Sant'Angelo & Bridge, Rome Photos

Castel Sant'Angelo was originally built as Emperor Hadrian's Mausoleum in 135 C.E. & was used as such by subsequent Roman Emperors until 211 C.E. The Castle was incorporated into the city walls in 270 & was further fortified in the 15th C. The Ponte Sant'Angelo (136 C.E.) also goes back to Hadrian & bridges the Tiber River. The ten Baroque angels (1667-9) on the bridge were sculpted by Bernini.

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Castel Sant'Angelo or Hadrian's Mausoleum & Ponte Sant'Angelo over River Tiber. Rome, Italy.Ponte Sant'Angelo with angels by Bernini leads to Castel Sant'Angelo built by ancient Romans. Rome, Italy.One of the Bernini angels on Sant'Angelo bridge with details of facade of Castel Sant'Angelo behind. Rome, Italy.
Castel Sant'Angelo or Hadrian's Mausoleum (135) & Ponte Sant'Angelo (136) over River Tiber. Rome, Italy.Ponte Sant'Angelo with angels by Bernini leads to Castel Sant'Angelo built by ancient Romans. Rome, Italy.One of the Bernini angels (1667-9) on Sant'Angelo bridge with details of facade of Castel Sant'Angelo behind. Rome, Italy.

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