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Address: Citta del Vaticano 1, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
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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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After hearing all about it it is worth a look but if you are on a budget or time poor peters basilica takes the cake and is free - the chapel is lovely though and when touring the... read more

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Buffalo, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The Sistine Chapel has been on my "bucket list" forever, and I couldn't believe that it was to be included in our tour of the Vatican Museum. There were so many tourists that day, it involved walking with people all around you, difficult to stop for a moment to enjoy anything. We entered the Sistine Chapel, with hundreds of others,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After hearing all about it it is worth a look but if you are on a budget or time poor peters basilica takes the cake and is free - the chapel is lovely though and when touring the Vatican well worth a look - again expect massive crowds - a quided tour offers a great insight into the Vatican both... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited the Sistine Chapel on a tour that included St. Peter's and the Vatican Museums. We were fortunate enough that on the day we attended (I believe a once in a life time event) that security weren't telling people off for taking photos. We got some amazing photos and were able to take in its full beautiful (and be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's one of those things to mark off that you saw, but I found myself wondering why this gained so much attention when there are several ceilings and paintings just as lovely leading to the chapel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Sistine Chapel. Get the audio guide or have a really good book or download Rick Steves audio guide for free. When you enter, try to nab a seat around the perimeter so you can look up without being pushed around by the tour groups or guards. Then look up and be blown away!!! This is a masterpiece of western... More 

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Thank John K
Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

we visited the chapel and the vatican museums in November 2015, and were impressed by the great artist Michelangelo's talent in composing paintures that seem so alive. it;s true that the chapel is usually pretty crowded by the hundreds of visitors but once you;re inthere and you manage to get connected with the stories on the walls, you remain impressed.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our weekend visit to Rome began by taking the sitbusshuttle (air-conditioned bus) from T3 at Rome Airport into the city (11 euros return..buy ticket from conductor) on the Friday afternoon.This took 40 mins. My husband had booked a 3 hour Segway tour from Castel St Angelo right beside our apartment (which cost us €212 euros for the weekend via booking.com).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Made our 2nd visit this July, last one was 3 years earlier. The lighting is now much better giving you the opportunity to take in more - this is simply magnificent and well worth the time you spend here. The crowds get bigger the longer you wait so go as early as you can.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A to do list must for all travellers, historians, religious folk and more.... The wonder and beauty of the chapel sends shivers through one's spine. The rich history that is engulfed within the walls of the chapel is for all to see. One day i shall go back and travel through the holy corridor once again

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U have to cover ur shoulders and knees in here I can't show u pictures as photos are forbidden if u get caught taking photos u get repremanded and on some occasions even thrown out we went in here with a guide it's spectacular to view truly breathtaking a definite must to visit

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