Rome, Italy – Castel Sant’Angelo

Rome, Italy - Castel Sant'Angelo © Mano Chandra Dhas

Rome, Italy – The Mausoleum of the Roman Emperor Hadrian built between 135 AD and 139 AD and in the foregroud, the Ponte Sant’Angelo constructed in 134 AD by the Emperor Hadrian. The Masoleum was converted to a Castle by the Popes in the 14th Century AD . The Papal State also used Sant’Angelo as a prison. As a prison, it was the setting of the Third Act of Puccini’s Opera, Tosca. Photo shot in the afternoon sunlight, shows some tourists on the bridge leading to the Castle and a local cyclist. Horizontal format; copy space. © Mano Chandra Dhas

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