The Ponte Sant'Angelo was constructed by the architect Demetriano on the command of the Emperor Hadrian. It was built by the Emperor to reach mausoleum which was located across the Tiber River. This bridge is now known as the Castel Sant'Angelo. During and after the 16th century, the prisoners executed were shown on display along the birdge, which till date exists as a gruesome fact. Over the time, this place has been evolved as a adorable pedestrian bridge, decorated with angels and beautiful arches. Moreover, Ponte offers breath-taking views of the Castle.
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Look down when you travel. The reflections in the water in Time help you see this bridge in a new way. Cross it for an easy walk to the Vatican. Admire the creativity that went in to this usable work of art. So moving. #givethanks #romevacation #scenicspotguide
You may have walked through many bridges, but you must not miss this baroque St. Angel Bridge, because it is related to Benigni, it is the only place you have to go to Rome, but there are only two of the angels on the bridge. The two (by the two of St. Angel's Fort) are statues hand-carved by Bernini and have been moved to the Santa Adrea delle Fratte church for preservation.
The Holy Angel Bridge, also known as St. Peter's Bridge, is an ancient Roman bridge that spans the Tiber River and was built in 134 AD by the Roman emperor Hadrian, connecting the city centre with the Castle of the Holy Angel. The bridge is paved with marble and has three bridge arches for pedestrians only. It can be said that it is a very beautiful bridge in the city of Rome. There are twelve vivid angel statues on the bridge. Each angel holds the same torture instrument as Jesus. It can be said that it is a very beautiful bridge in the city of Rome. There are twelve vivid angel statues on the bridge. Each angel holds the same torture instrument as Jesus. The sculptures of two of the angels from the famous Italian sculptor and architect Bernini have been collected in the Santa Adrea delle Fratte church, and two replicas were placed on the bridge. I didn't board the watch because of the time. It was originally a family cemetery built by Emperor Hadrian, first as a fortress to prevent the invasion of the Visigoths and East Goths, then as a prison, and finally into a magnificent papal palace. There are many different kinds of locks on the pier, which represent the wishes of tourists all over the world. Now as a museum, it is said that in 590 AD, Pope Gregory saw the angel over the fort, and later named it St. Angel's Fort.
Ponte Sant'Angelo, also known as Pons Aelius, is an ancient Roman bridge spanning the Tiber River. It was built in 134 AD by the Roman emperor Hadrian, connecting the city center with his new mausoleum. , that is, today's Castel Sant'Angelo. The bridge is paved with marble and has three bridge arches. This bridge is currently only for pedestrians walking. In the past, pilgrims passed this bridge to St. Peter's Basilica, so it is also known as the pons Sancti Petri. In the 6th century, the Pope, I named the castle and the bridge as "Sacred Angels". Legend has it that the archangel Michael was appearing on the roof of the castle, announcing the end of the Black Death. In the leap year of 1450, many people fell into the river and drowned because of the arrival of a large number of pilgrims. Therefore, the houses at the bridgehead and a Roman Arc de Triomphe were removed to widen the pilgrimage route.