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Exclusive First Entrance to Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel
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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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely amazing,intriguing, holy, just breathtaking. I had difficulty getting a picture because it glowed so much....surreal

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jacqui W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It speaks for itself, Rome itself is out of this world and worth every penny, if you love sculpture paintings and history or even if you don’t it’s beautiful as you can’t take pictures in there, this is the staircase to the entrance

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

I'll offer logistical info as you surely don't need me to sell you on the place itself. We were in one of the first 3 groups inside the morning we went, which meant not only that we walked into an empty room, but that as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank travelmakesUrich
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Please try to keep the silence and do not take picture but think about where you will be when the eternal judge will come again (He said, in front of Caifas, that you will see the son of God coming down from the clouds and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ellenneln
Reviewed 2 days ago

This Sistine Chapel is absolutely amazing. If you are in Rome you must see. There are no words to even describe the view.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Heather M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thanks to crowds we were rushed through the Chapel. Take some time before seeing it to research and understand the storylines being td and some of the backstory of Michelangelo so you will truly appreciate what was accomplished and what it all means. Beautiful frescos!!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful flawless art work you can stand there for hours and admire the work done and every time you look you notice something you didnt before

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank marc_gsxr88
Reviewed 4 days ago

Dream come true! I beg you to get the Early Access tour for this. IT'S WORTH IT!!! The difference between a few people vs. a noisy crush of people cannot be overstated. The tour allows you time to sit quietly with this marvelous masterpiece. And...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Noelle C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Simply sit and take it all in...the thought of an Artist spending 4 years on his back to complete this say so much about Michaelangelo and his commitment is astonding.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank thenoodleguy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nothing can prepare you for how beautiful the frescos are in this room. Either do your homework well in advance or go with a guide. It gets very crowded and hot and you will be looking straight up (not easy in a hot crowded room)....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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alirudfra
November 27, 2018|
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Response from Jane W | Reviewed this property |
We paid to skip the queues glad we did others waited 5 hrs to get in, great guide booked through trip adviser, Vatican and Sistine chapel tour, very knowledgeable guide who explained the best things to look for in the art... More
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Linda J
November 16, 2018|
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Response from Bayldo | Reviewed this property |
It’s busy most of the time. Go with a Company and skip the line. Although busy you still get through everything and you learn a lot more with the guide.
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September 10, 2018|
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Response from Steve M | Reviewed this property |
Its a must see over crowded and noisy but still glad to see it.You have to go your self to make your own opinion.
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Sgt_Stanley
Leicestershire
Night tour of Sistine chapel (1 Replies)
Hi, just after some more information from people who have experienced this. We will be taking our 14yr old typical teenager and we are not really in to museum tours but do want to see the Sistine chapel. What are the crowds like, what is the concert that is included in the ticket price? Thanks
June 25, 2018|
jeanpiers
Saint Louis, Missouri
Guided Tour - Vatican Gardens? (1 Replies)
Hello! I am getting ready to book my Vatican City tickets online for April - I do not believe that we need a guided tour for the Museaum & Sistine Chapel or St. Peter's Bacilica...but what about the Vatican Gardens? I read in another post that you are only able to enter the Gardens with a guided tour, is this true? Is it worth a guided tour of just the gardens? Thanks!
January 17, 2011|
Pam D
United States
Rome - tour in a day - skip the line (6 Replies)
My husband and I would like to do one of these "Tour Rome in a Day" tours with Skip The Line tickets - we will be staying in a hotel and not coming off a cruise ship. Just wondered - there are so many - does anyone have any recommendations? We'd like to see the Colosseum, Forum, Pantheon, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. Thanks!
July 25, 2017|
Response fromPam D|
Thanks so much for your reply. (I'm sorry for the duplicate post - I did not see my first post initially and so thought that I had somehow failed to post it correctly.) Yes we are looking for a guided tour, and not just to buy tickets ourselves.
Rhodes50
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Must See Places for Secular Couple? (5 Replies)
Hello--one of us is Jewish, the other is not, and neither of us is very interested in religion or art. We do want to see major sites, however, so, for example, when we were in Italy we visited the Vatican and Sistine Chapel. Mostly we like history, and would want to see old Jerusalem and Masada, but maybe more important than a lot of other ancient historical sites would be the struggle for Israel's Independence and the Holocaust. I also want to see the Sea of Galilee and float in the Dead...More
October 05, 2011|
Response fromVisitIsrael|
I would suggest some of the following sites for your tour: Palmach museum, Western Wall tunnel tour, Herodian, Zippori, Akko, Rosh Hanikra, Israel Museum, Ein Gedi to name a few. There is so much to see and do here it is hard to suggest a limited amount of places to visit, but the links above will help get you on the track you are searching for. Chana Israel