The Castel Sant’Angelo in Rome was built as a mausoleum for the Emperor Hadrian and his successor. The construction began around 133 AD
With the beginning of the 10th century, the plant became the property of the Vatican. The following popes built the tomb to be a refuge.
Between the Castle and the Vatican, there is a hidden escape way. It was used among others, Pope Clement VII, when the troops Emperor Karl V sacked Rome 1527th (Sacco di roma)
The following emperors buried there: Marcus Aurelius Antonius Bassianus (Caracalla), Marcus Aurelius, Hadrian and his wife, Antoninus Pius and his wife Faustina