Ponte Sant Angelo Rome is one of the famous bridges in Italy which was constructed by the one of the Rome’s emperor named Emperor Hadrian, you can see on these 3d photos. This bridge was also called as Pons Aelius or the Aelian Bridge which means Hadrian’s Bridge. It was built in 134 AD with three arches, provides a picturesque view of Castel Sant’ Angelo and it is linked to the Ponte rioni.
Ponte Sant Angelo Rome has been used by pilgrims who are visiting St. Peter’s Basilica. This bridge is also referred as Saint Peter’s bridge. The name of the bridge which was given by a certain pope named Gregory I was based on the legend that says that there was an angel that appeared at the roof’s castle announcing the last plague. The balustrades of this bridged was destroyed during 1450 jubilee where many were drowned on its river that lead to its widening.
Ponte Sant Angelo Rome was also utilized after 16th century as a place for exposure of bodies that have been executed. Pope Clement VII assigned a toll pay for everyone who is going to pass the bridge and the income went to the construction of Saint Peter as well as Saint Paul’s statue. The stucco angels was replaced during Pope Clement IX in the year of 1669 and this was done by Rafaello da Montelupo. Other project that was commissioned by Clement IX and designed by Bernini were the Angels with I.N.R.I. inscription and the Crown of Thorns which is now kept in Sant’Andrea delle Fratte church in Rome.
Ponte Sant Angelo Rome is an amazing bridge that has been used as one of the important landmarks in Assassins Creed II and Brotherhood, you can see on these 3d photos with Your 3d glasses. This can be found across Tiber in the Rome’s Central District in Italy. Ponte Sant Angelo Rome is an amazing bridge that has been used as one of the important landmarks in Assassins Creed II and Brotherhood. This can be found across Tiber in the Central District of Rome, Italy. This important historical structure in Rome was added with statues during the Baroque period. The bridge provides a beautiful view of the cylindrical building of St. Angel’s castle which was also built and made as Mausoleum by Emperor Hadrian. This castle which has been constructed at Tibet’s river bank became also the tomb of Emperor Caracalla. During the 5th century AD this castle was converted to a military fortress that caused the destruction of the original artifacts and designs that are made in this building. Later on decorations of Hadrian’s tomb was removed and used as decoration in Vatican. It was in 14th century that the castle was used as Papal fortress. This is now a museum which has vital historical information that can be related to the Ponte Sant Angelo Rome.