Castel Sant'Angelo

The Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as Castel Sant'Angelo, is a towering cylindrical building in , , Italy. It was initially commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for himself and his family.

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, originally the Aelian Bridge or Pons Aelius, is a Roman bridge in , is situated 130 metres south of Castel Sant'Angelo. Photo: AngMoKio, CC BY-SA 2.5.

The Papal Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican, or simply Saint Peter's Basilica, is a church built in the Renaissance style located in , the papal enclave which is within the city of . is situated 1 km west of Castel Sant'Angelo. Photo: Rabax63, CC BY-SA 4.0.

City walls
The , or simply Passetto, is an elevated passage that links the with the Castel Sant'Angelo. is situated 440 metres west of Castel Sant'Angelo. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The Vatican Museums are the public art and sculpture museums in the . is situated 1¼ km west of Castel Sant'Angelo. Photo: Lalupa, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is the historic medieval and renaissance center of . Photo: jimmyweee, CC BY 2.0.

The City is the world's smallest country both by area and by population, and is the center of Catholicism. Photo: Michelangelo, Public domain.

, the 'Eternal City', is the capital and largest city of and of the region. Photo: MJSmit, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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