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Address: Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
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Description: Probably the most famous chapel in the world because of its incredible...
Probably the most famous chapel in the world because of its incredible artwork, notably "The Last Judgment," Michelangelo's stunning fresco covering 10,000 square feet of the ceiling and wall.
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As you look up at this amazing ceiling, the figures just pop out and seem almost 3 dimensional. Michelangelo spent years on his back painting these biblical scenes. The history... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Sharon, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

As you look up at this amazing ceiling, the figures just pop out and seem almost 3 dimensional. Michelangelo spent years on his back painting these biblical scenes. The history made in the chapel is also mind boggling. My visit was quite nice, a special tour on Saturday evening, when the museums and chapel were opened up just for our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We were prepped for the visit by our tour guide before we got in, complete with photos, as noise is to be kept to a minimum in the Chapel. We even got to see where the stove pipe is attached when they send the smoke signals for election of the new pope.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The visit to the sistine chapel was reply breath taking. The paintings were really good and so much to see.every time you looked you saw something different.you weren't allowed to take pictures in the chapel. I would visit again but not during school holidays as very crowded.

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Shanghai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The highlight of the chapel is if course the famous Raphael painting of the Last Judgement. It covers an entire wall. Be prepared for a crowd and security telling you to keep moving, be quiet, and no taking photos. May be better to go early. You should first go through the Vatican museum it is long but so many interesting... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We were so fortunate to be there. The artwork is so detailed and beautiful. More than words can describe. Must be patient as it is crowded.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 522 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We went to this place on our trip to rome.After standing in long queues and along with crowd .The paintings are marvelous and outstanding.Truly beautiful and well worth a visit. Yes, it is busy and at times you get pulled along with the crowds it is a must see. The art work is really good

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The Art in the Sistine Chapel is amazingly detailed. You are expected to be quiet and cover up knees,shouders,stomach,chest as a mark of respect no camera's are allowed even though I saw a few people being told off for taking pictures it is beautiful and another must see when in rome.

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Bright, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Sistine Chapel like other reviews yes it's busy people are rude but seriously you must visit take your time and admire the work of the great man get a seat on the side and just shut out what's going on inside and just admire the chapel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful, amazing, fantastic, phenomenal- great pictures can be taken on the way to Sistine chapel but not in the chapel itself. So many amazing statues and other works of art- it is fantastic.

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Azusa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This was a beautiful place. It was very very crowded and not as spiritual as an experience as I thought I was going to have. However the beauty of the Sistine chapel is breath taking. Make sure you dress appropriately covering your shoulders and knees. They also do not allow photography in here (Bc it is a holy area. However... More 

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