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Address: Citta del Vaticano 1, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
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+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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Our private tour guide walked us to the front of the line. Our 9 month old was asleep in her stroller as we visited, so people were so kind to make way for her so as not to wake... read more

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our private tour guide walked us to the front of the line. Our 9 month old was asleep in her stroller as we visited, so people were so kind to make way for her so as not to wake her. The chapel, though much smaller than I envisioned, iwas still stunning nonetheless. The colors of the renderings though centuries old,... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is an absolute MUST SEE!! I had no idea of the sheer size of the corridors covered from floor to ceiling in the most amazing artwork! I'm no art expert... but you simply cannot be anything other than impressed / floored by the quality of art on display..... I'd go as far as to say this is the best... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's such a fantastic place to see! Make sure you have enough time to look around because you can easily spend a lot of time here. You can not visit Rome and not see the Sistene Chapel!

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Thank Dani F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the highlight of my trip. I am not religious at all but when you walk in here you feel the power of faith in the air. Definitely humbling

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Thank Leigh B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The ceiling is beautiful and for sure a must see just wish it was less crowded and that we could take pictures as I honestly don't understand why they don't allow it other then perhaps is to have people move along faster. It made me feel a bit catastrophic as it was packed and they have it gated and all... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Better to go with a guide when touring the Cistine Chapel, good tour for a few bucks more. When touring in Rome, better to get the hop on, hop off bus just outside of St. Peter's Square. The bus will take you to all the main attractions and is very reasonable. You can purchase your pass for as many days... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Magnificent, opulent, work of many great geniuses. Michelangelo stands above them all - and he literally stood when painting the ceiling! No photos, no loud speech - and not enough time to see everything. Worth several hours.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I can recommend visiting in winter when there are less people. A guide is a wonderful way to go, we used Rome City Tours, Sally does a great job to organise for you.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Once you get there, you need to stay for at least 30mins to take it all in. We went in winter (off-peak), but it was 'packed' inside that we couldn't move through freely to have a good look.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

They only give you less than 10 minutes in there, as part of a tour. And they move you thru like a herd of cattle. Find another way where you can linger at your own pace, if that is possible. The long hallway up to the chapel was very interesting, can't remember the name unfortunately.

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