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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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Our family visit to the Sistene chapel

One of the highlights of our visit to Rome. My wife and I had seen the chapel on a previous trip but it was most satisfying to see the rest of our family particularly our... read more

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the highlights of our visit to Rome. My wife and I had seen the chapel on a previous trip but it was most satisfying to see the rest of our family particularly our grandchildren appreciate what they were seeing. We took a wrong turn when leaving the chapel and were grateful to be allowed back through the exit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Somehow i just had the idea that this hall's ceilling is painted with just one fresco that depicts god and man reaching out for each other. SURPRISE!!! That huge building interior is one big collage of frescos. Surrounded by so much different details action theme colors you might experience temporary loss of your motor cortex function.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

quite a spectacle, but smaller than i imagined. the noise of people talking despite being told to be silent was horrendous. and there was people crammed in although we were in awe of the fantastic artwork, we probably would have liked to stay in a little longer if not so crowded and noisy. gave it excellent purely on the chapels... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Sistine Chapel - Capela Sistina - is the most beautiful place I've seen in a museum. Shame some visitors doesn't respect the rules and keeping taking pictures and talking very loud in there. I wish It was not extremely full when I visit to look the small details in there. If you have mobility difficult please make sure before... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Its a must see but frankly its an uninteresting space with an amazing ceiling. Its packed all the time and is not relaxing. Still im glad i went

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Looks as good as the pics and nice to witness this piece of history. No talking or photos allowed inside though!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is by far the most beautiful place I have ever visited. It is impossible to imagine just how long it took to produce the amount of detailed artwork inside the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel and the number of hours spent making it look so magnificent. My partner and I visited the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is not a place for someone who dislike crowds. My advice is to take noise cancelling earphones and put some music to separate you from surrounding chaotic movement of rather loud tourists of all shapes and sizes. Certainly this is one of central pieces of the museum, however while people keep on rushing there many more things remain unseen... More 

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Smaller than expected, no photography allowed, beautiful none the less Worth seeing as it is so famous

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you're gonna go to Rome you have to go see the Sistine Chapel, it's like going to Coney Island and not having a hot dog if ya don't! I recommend doin a 3 part tour that takes you to the Vatican Museum, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peters Basilica. Just remember no photos are allowed to be taken in... More 

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