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Address: Citta del Vaticano 1, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 6988 4676
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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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this is one of the fines pieces of artwork in the world. consider yourself lucky if you've seen this. The queues can be very long, but this is a must see when you visit Rome. Buy... read more

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Leidschendam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

this is one of the fines pieces of artwork in the world. consider yourself lucky if you've seen this. The queues can be very long, but this is a must see when you visit Rome. Buy tickets in advance if you can.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Michaelangelo's masterpiece! Words can't capture the feeling of wonder you get as you walk in and marvel at his work. Please be aware no photos or videos are permitted here and they want you to be silent through this Chapel for those who are there to pray. I'm not an art museum guy but this place is amazing!

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St Peter's Basilica is far more beautiful and breath taking in my opinion. Crowded and no photos allowed. It is supposed to be a silent area but with so many people, it is not that. I was expecting to be amazed but to me, I was let down. Don't miss it but don't expect too much.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was so crowded! The guards do not allow photography and they call out "silence" when the noise level gets too high. It is difficult to remember that you are standing in a chapel. All you can do is try to visualize what it would be like to be alone here for even a moment or think of Michelangelo painting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Sistine Chapel is certainly one of the six best works of art in the world. To be able to see Michelangelo's work in such a concentrated way, and to witness his progression as an artist through his frescoes, and the change in them through the four years that they took to complete is amazing. Their progress includes becoming 3-dimensional... More 

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It's not very large so always busy with people. I would recommend sitting on the side on a bench and just taking in everything for awhile. One of the most beautiful pieces of art history in the world.

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St. John's, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had prepurchased tickets to the museum and we met on the steps across the street from the entrance. We had to wait about 30 minutes past the time we were supposed to enter. In many areas in the museum it was very crowded and in places the corridors narrowed to only one or two abreast. When we got to... More 

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Couldn't wait to visit here. I've read so much about the Sistine Chapel. Not a religious cell in me, but a complete appreciation for dedication and commitment. It was fantastic. The works are amazing. Better than I thought. Highly recommend.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited Rome in November 2016 and definitely made the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel a priority. Now, the two of us are not Catholic, so , it was not as religious or deeply meaningful as all the Catholics that will visit. Regardless, that doesn't matter. The Sistine chapel is a masterpiece. The main artist is obviously... More 

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Sissi, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sistine chapel stands out clearly from all vatican museums and its the most significant worth visiting site while staying in Rome. On the other hand huge visitor numbers with no control diminish the experience.

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