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Address: Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 69884676
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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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Incredible site. Make sure you have an audio guide to help decipher the meanings of the frescoes. Also be sure to visit the galleries attached. The walk way leading to the chapel... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Incredible site. Make sure you have an audio guide to help decipher the meanings of the frescoes. Also be sure to visit the galleries attached. The walk way leading to the chapel is also a site to behold, covered in stunning paintings all over walls and ceilings. Quite incredible.

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wow. The paintings are fantastic. The pictures pop into real life. I could have spent hours there. Once you get into the chapel try and get a seat on the edge, as looking up while standing for long periods isn't good. Audio guide comes into its own now. If you acquired this at the beginning of the Vatican museum, they... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I'm not religious at all and I'd considered this something to tick off a list of things to do in Rome . It was so much more than that. The experience left me standing in the chapel with others in absolute awe of the place. A must see place!

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked an early entrance tour, which takes you in before the general public. This is the only way to see the Sistine Chapel. With no crowds. Many companies including the Vatican itself offer this special access tour. To be in the Chapel with only a select few is such an experience. You can walk around freely and admire Michelangelo's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Rules are strict on cameras and guards watch constantly and will tell you and remove you if caught taking a picture. Wonderful to see and hear about the history but it was too packed and no one was moved on

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There's not much more to add really. Simply breathtaking. Go and see it. The more you look at it the more impressive it becomes. How Michaelangelo got a 3D effect all those years ago I will never know.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The paintings and statues are truly breathtaking. The disappointment is the way you're herded through the Sistine Chapel. Pretty unchristian vibe.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Sistine Chapel is a once in a lifetime must see for many people. Hence it is not rocket science that it can get very busy with long lines. So be sensible and plan your visit for the least busy time of year - and that generally is January after the Christmas/New Year holiday period. The route takes you through... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a bit overwhelming, and magnificent. There is much to see. When you enter you can find a seat on the benches near the wall. Then just start looking! I found it very fascinating to look at all of the details in each section of paintings. A priest came in to say a prayer using a microphone while we... More 

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Apache Junction, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were lucky to get in the chapel first thing in the morning so there wasn't anyone else, except the guards. Seeing in person is so much better than looking at in books. I would suggest getting there first thing when the chapel opens so you can enjoy without the crowds.

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