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Limited opening hours.

It was part of the coastal defense system built by Pius IV and Pius V in the 1560's to ensure safe... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2016
phat_dawg_21
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castle of the Popes

This little castle is hidden but is worth a visit. The bricks its made from were taken from the old... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2015
Julian S
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23 Jun 2016
“Limited opening hours.”
17 Feb 2016
“Tor San Michele”
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Via degli Atlantici, 00121 Lido di Ostia, Italy
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

It was part of the coastal defense system built by Pius IV and Pius V in the 1560's to ensure safe navigation. The Tower was designed by Michelangelo, and was completed after his death. It was used as lighthouse during World War II, first by...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2016

Tor San Michele, easily missed, suffers from the great Roman history so near and accessibility to the Ostia beaches

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Reviewed 12 June 2015

Forget it, the padlock on the gate has so much rust on it that it shows this place hasn't been open in a long time, ok for a quick photo but not much else

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Reviewed 9 June 2015

This little castle is hidden but is worth a visit. The bricks its made from were taken from the old roman Ostia. Its only open on Sundays and Thursdays.

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