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Address: Citta del Vaticano 1, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
Phone Number: +39 06 69884676
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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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It was supposed to be the highlight of our trip, "THE SISTINE CHAPEL". It was so disappointing to be herded like cattle to the middle of the room and told we can't talk and we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Rushed in one side and out the other one doesn't appreciate the space so much. I wish you weren't forced through in a hurry and allowed more time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was supposed to be the highlight of our trip, "THE SISTINE CHAPEL". It was so disappointing to be herded like cattle to the middle of the room and told we can't talk and we can't take pictures and we were standing there in the middle of the room. What should have been awe inspiring was disappointing only because it's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Following a tour around the Vatican Museums, our tour guide explained the paintings seen within Sistine Chapel. It is really worth while either reading about these paintings before you go, or getting a tour guide once you are there. Once you understand what is behind the paintings, you can appreciate the work. Absolutely amazing and an absolute must see. Be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The sistine chapel is beautiful but it was very crowded and you had to move with the crowd to be able to see anything.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I didn't know much about the Sistine Chapel before visiting it so learnt a lot from my guide. It is beautiful, interesting, full of history and a must-see when in Rome.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well worth the queues - but golly don't they affect the whole experience! Our guide had led just two people who had hired the place place for the evening. Wish I had been the third! It might have felt sacred then. But it did feel amazing as a spectacle.

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Thank Jonathan E
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were looking forward to seeing the chapel as part of our tour of the Vatican museum but after long walks through the museum it came as a bit of a disappointment. You can't deny the paintings are spectacular but we were squashed in and pushed around by the guards telling us to keep moving and that we couldn't stop... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sistine chapel what a work of art, amazing and mesmerising. One should not miss visiting Sistine chapel if they are visiting St. Peter's basilica. I suggest you should take a guided tour the explanation is worth every penny. Michael Angelo from Sculptor to Painter information is very touching and inspiring. Also just by looking at the paintings one cannot understand... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of those places on earth that you just have to see. Photos do not do this place justice....Not that you're allowed to take any in the chapel itself and you must be quiet! To think these walls and ceilings were painted over 500 years ago and they look like they were done yesterday. Simply a moment to stand and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There were a lot of people out there. It was very difficult to consentrate or to see something, nevertheless, it was amazing and beautirul. After a long way inside the Vatican Museum, Unfortunatly it was forbidden to take a pictures in this interesting and holy place.

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