• Castel Sant’Angelo, Now a Museum

    Taken from Castel Sant’Angelo’s official website:- Built around 123 AD as a tomb for Emperor Hadrian and his family, Castel Sant’Angelo has an unusual destiny in the historical and artistic capital of the scene. While all the other Roman monuments are overwhelmed, reduced to ruins or quarries to be recycled into new materials counting, modern buildings, the Castle – through an unbroken series of developments and transformations that seem to slip into each other seamlessly continuity – accompanies for almost two thousand years the fate and history of Rome. From funerary monument to a fortified outpost, from dark and terrible prison in splendid Renaissance residence which sees active among its…