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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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A real wow, the amount of detail in the artwork stagers belief although nearly full when we visited the room did have some serenity about it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

A real wow, the amount of detail in the artwork stagers belief although nearly full when we visited the room did have some serenity about it.

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Seeing the Michelangelo fresco in cistine chapel is magical. You always are used to see in pictures and see it live is something you cannot describe.

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How does a person paint all these magnificent art at this high walls during that time. The creation of Adam and the Resurrection of Christ stood out, while you are gazing at Michelangelo's 4 years of work. If you are wondering if you can take photos at this site. Yes you can, but do it discreetly with no flash photography.

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This was the place in Rome that I was most looking forward to visiting. Our guide had given us so much information about the paintings etc & I was so excited! Disappointingly it was like a cattle market - we were asked to keep silent & not to take photographs but people did not respect this sadly. Just a general... More 

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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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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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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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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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