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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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Very grand...big walls tall ceiling and every inch is painted...we had a priest around 12 or 12 30 coming in and saying a prayer in 6 7 languages. .then he will pray for blessing... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Very grand...big walls tall ceiling and every inch is painted...we had a priest around 12 or 12 30 coming in and saying a prayer in 6 7 languages. .then he will pray for blessing for anybody who wants...we went first being close to him and he pray for us..very touching...go if you have a chance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

To get to the chapel to see Michaelangelo's painting you have to walk with throngs of people through the Vatican museums to get to that point. There were many stairs that aggravated my osteoarthritis but in the end was worth it. Once you start the trek to the chapel there are no exits that I could see so you have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you don't do anything else you have got to see the Sistine Chapel did this straight after the Vatican Museum Tour and by this time feet were tired after all the walking and standing. Very crowded and it was off season. Colours are vibrant and there is so much detail to see,not as big as I thought it would... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There were so many people in the Sistine Chapel (and it wasn't tourist season) that you couldn't get much perspective on the ceiling, just see parts. The guards go around saying "Shhh", even on a loud speaker, and make more noise than the visitors. We were allotted about 10 minutes there.

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Murray, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The paintings are marvelous. It would be nice to be able to peacefully meditate in such a place, but not possible since you have to share it with hundreds of people at a time. We viewed as part of a tour. Since talking isn't allowed, our guide gave explanations outside before entry. There are a series of panels with pictures... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I got a bit confused when i entered the museum. There was signs everywhere pointing to sistine chapel. Both straight forward, right and left had signs to the chapel and it was hard to understand what direction it actually was? Maybe all led to the room. The room itself was very nice. You aren't allowed to take pictures though, even... More 

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End of November and you couldn't move in the sistine chapel, can't imagine what it must be like in summer. Take your time to review the amazing artworks. Read up before you go. The art is fantastic!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

View the chapel as a small percentage of the Vatican Museum tour but I would urge you to not visit just the chapel. It's devoud of any spiritual feeling, it's humid, it's crowded and there are better parts of the Vatican

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Such a historical piece and very incredible to see. The chapel is mostly empty now and herds of people just stand in the center and stare up at the ceiling marveling at such an old work of art. There are no pictures and lots of people reminding you to be quiet, but it is beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited this as part of a larger walking tour around the Vatican. We were very pleased to have been part of this walking tour because the lady leading our group provided plenty of additional information that we would not have easily found out on our own. The ceiling is truly beautiful and the restoration work that was done a... More 

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