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 (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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