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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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If you are in Rome it is a must see. I would advise that you go with a tour group as the line is around the block but the tours have a special entrance. Not sure if all tours do... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Key Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

If you are in Rome it is a must see. I would advise that you go with a tour group as the line is around the block but the tours have a special entrance. Not sure if all tours do but ours did. It also helps having a local tour guide to give you information....although in the Chapel itsel you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

The frescoes are just stunning and when we managed to get a seat round the side we sat there for nearly an hour just looking at them all. But the whole place is just sardine packed and although silence is requested, this never lasts long. But I suppose you have to expect crowds in any well known attraction but its... More 

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Alicante, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

My advice would be to buy a ticket to" skip the line " which is miles long and even then the amount of people is daunting, immovable and energy sapping. Although the chapel is hauntingly beautiful, all the way round the museum there are stunning carvings, tapestries and painted ceilings, it is truly mind boggling but oh so worth it.... More 

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Zephyr Cove, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

The last time I visited the Sistine Chapel, it was 50 years ago. Since that time, the entire ceiling was cleaned except for one small little square located in the far corner just so that you can appreciate the difference of how dirty it was prior to the cleaning The colors were so vibrant, they looked as though they could... More 

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Why only a 3? Because they allow so many people into the Sistine Chapel at any one time that you are bumped & barged you simply don't get a chance to take in its beauty. If you were there for religious purposes, it really wouldn't be a place you could reflect or find solace. As it's a chapel you are... More 

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Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Brilliant but absolutely full of people - no photos allowed but we were almost blinded by the flashes of cameras. And the noise of barbarians showing no respect - it's a Chapel for heavens sake! That's why 4 stars instead of five - there needs to be guards to keep control and to escort photographers out. Half the people there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

I admit to not being a Catholic, but being fascinated by Vatican City. I confess to getting a bit emotional as I entered the Sistine Chapel. It is breathtaking. Michelangelo was a genius beyond compare.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

What a beauty! No pictures allowed and no pictures will ever do any justice. You have to go through the museum to get to the Sistine chapel. Amazing place

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Be silent and reverent, but definitely go and see it! Take the time to sit at the sides so you can look up and appreciate it, because no photography is allowed.

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Satellite Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Hard to believe you could spend that much time in one large room but if you want to truly appreciate all the Sistine Chapel and its artwork have to offer you certainly could lose yourself in here for hours. The artwork is stunning and seems to be everywhere you look. Too many paintings to describe in one posting but all... More 

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