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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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This is the highlight of the Vatican no doubt , a must see ! Michelanglo's greatness leaves you moved ,understanding his work shows how incredible his knowledge of the human body... read more

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Of course you can't go to Rome and not see the Sistine Chapel but I have to say I found it distinctly underwhelming. The galleries through the Vatican are more impressive, unless you are particularly into religious art or the works of Michelangelo. It was more interesting to think of the cardinals holding conclave there. As I said, only a... More 

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This is the highlight of the Vatican no doubt , a must see ! Michelanglo's greatness leaves you moved ,understanding his work shows how incredible his knowledge of the human body was way before modern technology.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A visit to the Vatican museums reveals one amazing piece of art after another- from classic Roman statues and artefacts to Renaissance paintings and tapestries but all pale into insignificance after the breath taking experience of walking into the Sistine Chapel in the heart of the buildings. Quite simply a jaw dropping experience. When we visited it was packed with... More 

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A truly wonderful piece of art and architecture, well worth a visit. You leave your tour guide upon entry and so it's worth taking in the description of what you're about to see to fully appreciate the individual scenes painted on the wall and ceiling. Taking a seat, if you can get one, and soaking up the view is a... More 

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Pacific Grove, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Included with a Vatican Tour this was the most interesting, detailed tour we could ask for. Elaine is #1 in enthusiasm and being accommodating to everyone in the tour. Wow! Thank heaven we had her experience and accessibility!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The first time I entered the Sistine Chapel was in the 1970's, before it was restored, and it was dark, dingy but inspiring back then. Today, it's a spendid display of bright color that is a feast for the eyes. That Michelangelo was one talented guy, and he had a sense of humor too (read up before you go). Architecturally,... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely incredible inside, really get a feel for the place. I'm not a particularly religious person but would certainly recommend going. You get to see some of history of the chapel as well as the chapel itself. No photos allowed when inside the chapel itself which is fair enough. To get to the Sistine Chapel there is a separate entrance... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Silence, respect, no cameras. Awesome ceiling frescos. Seating around edge of room. Long uninspiring downward steps to reach this place. Prebooked online. Gets you priority entry. Very busy. Worth seeing but too much to take in. I wouldn't take young children.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I thought this place would be much bigger. The art is definitely the pull this attraction has, otherwise I doubt I'd have gone. No photography allowed, be prepared to have a sore neck!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Where to begin, .....VISIT THE SISTINE CHAPEL!!! Yes, the crowds can be crazy, the Vatican Museums will be packed, and you're not allowed to take pictures or speak in the Chapel itself, and still, VISIT THE SISTINE CHAPEL! I am in no way a religiously inclined person, I don't dis-believe, neither do i believe, and yet, this is without doubt,... More 

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