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Address: Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 69884676
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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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We went with a tour and our guide prepared us before we entered on what to notice. There is no talking or photography allowed inside. We appreciated the silence and it added to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We went with a tour and our guide prepared us before we entered on what to notice. There is no talking or photography allowed inside. We appreciated the silence and it added to the experience of having time to take in everything.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

When in Rome - visiting is a must and i would recommend getting tickets in advance - the chapel itself is a definite must see! Bit annoyed that the staff allow people to enter however with shorts and shoulders showing. I'd say 60%+ had their knees or shoulders showing! Don't visit on a hot day! It's very crowded as expected... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Get Vatican Museum tickets on line. Prepare ahead for the significant depictions created by Michelangelo. Meander through the Pope's residence halls en route to the Chapel. Arrive prepared to crane your neck to take in the epic art work. No need to be religious to appreciate the effort and execution of the 4 year project. Look for his first panel... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

When you walk around to the entrance you will be constantly asked if you have tickets or want to skip the line.. we just didnt know so we went and had a look and saw the hour that would surely take a couple of hours (in 30 plus temps) So we took the punt and went with a guy to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

After reading all the reviews on Tripadvisor, you get a pretty good idea of what to expect when you get there. Of course the Sistine chapel is amazing, so I will refrain from bragging about that. Rather, my review will focus on the hints and info that could have better prepared me. Don't bother going to the Sistine Chapel without... More 

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Rockland County, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Know what you're looking at before you enter ... be sure you have some historical perspective. It is breathtaking. We had one day in Rome and this is what we chose to see. Not a moment of regret.

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Really disappointed with my visit here. The space was insanely crowded and there was continuous yelling by the guards at people for taking pictures. People were pushy and grumpy. We stayed just long enough to hear the audio guide on the paintings across the centre of the ceiling. No guide needed...if you pay €7 for the audio guide through the... More 

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Basingstoke
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Smaller than what we thought. Marvel to see. Although I saw some taking photos on their mobiles on the quiet. very busy

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Long Island, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

If you compare the Sistine Chapel with the Basilica of St. Peter you will be disappointed because it's just very small. The most important thing is to remember its significance and the original works of art. It was amazing to visit it before the crowds and the loud speaker telling people not to take pictures or talking loud. Getting an... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Buy your tickets directly from the Vatican online ahead of time to skip the huge line outside. Go as early as you can as the crowds just build as the day goes on. Be prepared for a wait at security. We opted for a tour, well worth the money as the guide negotiated us through the crowded maze to get... More 

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Address: Viale Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 69884676
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Vatican City

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