Find out about the darker side of Castel Sant' Angelo and St. Peter's Square on this 3 hours long walking trip from Rome. The tour begins at Ponte Sant' Angelo (St. Angel's Bridge), previously known as the "Aelian Bridge" built in 134 AD by Emperor Hadrian. Discover the glorious angel sculptures built by Bernini and unravel the mythology of the statues. Skip the line and step inside Castel Sant'Angelo, what was formerly the Tomb of the Emperor Hadrian and now an Excellent museum. Enjoy the views of the beautiful frescoes, the Papal Apartment, along with the magnificent corridors where you are able to experience the fear of prisoners who were held here within the fortress durring the time when the castle a prison while your guide narrates the background story. Walk through the Passetto corridor which was used by the Popes to escape the death threats of their opponents and hear about the dark side relations between Castel Sant'Angelo and the Vatican State. Walk along the majestic St. Peter's Square as well as the gigantic colonnade that surrounds the square. Feast your eyes at the magnificent facade of St. Peter's Basilica, find its history and the architects behind the structure, one of them Michelangelo, Borromini and Bernini. Explore the two beautiful fountains and the Obelisk that lies at the middle of the square.