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Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel Family Tour
"After meeting with your professional art historian guide you will set about unveiling the history and functions of the Sistine Chapel and Michelangelo's frescoes. You and your family will interact with people of different ages during a common learning experience designed to develop and stimulate curiosity and family adult members and kids. You will be mesmerized by this stunning visit while exploring Vatican Museums art galleries.""""Discover the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel housing one of the finest art collections in the world with this 2.5-hour family tour. Kids can have fun with learning games and taste delicious organic snacks. This tour may even be taken privately
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Skip the Line: Rome Everything and More in a Private Tour
"Enjoy the Colosseum with its rich history of gladiators slaves and ferocious animals but also cruelty discipline and clemency. The visit begins on the site that over the centuries has become the symbol of the city: the Colosseum built by the emperors of the Flavian dynasty. Moving on you'll visit the area that witnessed the birth and development of the Roman civilization: the forum. Political
From EUR270.00
 
Rome Treasure Hunt
"Discover the sacred and profane legends of Rome as you engage in an educational and fun team game. Your 3-hour treasure hunt experience will take you through the Vatican the Sistine Chapel the Forum the Colosseum the Pantheon Trevi Fountain Piazza Navona
From EUR59.00

Sistine Chapel - Cappella Sistina Tips (28)

Capella Sistina (2)

part two of my tips with more stolen shots of the Sistine Chapel.The Capella Sisitan (Sistine Chapel) is the most famous Attraction of Vatican City and is closely followed by Saint Peter's Basilica....
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machomikemd
May 20, 2016

Capella Sistina (1)

The Capella Sisitan (Sistine Chapel) is the most famous Attraction of Vatican City and is closely followed by Saint Peter's Basilica. Besides being the Site of the Papal Conclave where the Cardinals...
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machomikemd
May 20, 2016

Magnificent Walkways

going to the Sistine Chapel from Saint Peter's Basilica means passing through a network of Passageways with wonderful Ceiling Frescoes and various Tapestries along the route after which you would then...
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machomikemd
May 20, 2016

Courtyard Beside Sistine Chapel

the Courtyard Beside the Sistine Chapel and the northern Border of the Saint Peter's Basilica has a mice fountain and some statues of Famous Saints and also many tourist converge to hang around and...
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machomikemd
May 20, 2016

The Tapestry

The Sistine Chapel is a carpet of heads, all with noses facing up. For two reasons it's a marvel of physics: First, you don't walk on the carpet, but inside it; second, the collection of hundred of...
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solopes
Mar 23, 2016

Squeeze in

One thing to avoid is visiting the Sistine Chapel during school holidays. The famous frescoes of Michelangelo are drawing crowds 24/7 and make the walls of this solemn place reverberate with the...
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Assenczo
Apr 23, 2015

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel's Ceiling

Getting into that room is like an out of body experience. It's spectacular and thinking that Michelangelo worked on his back for 4 years is just amazing to me.He painted it from 1508 til 1512 under...
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Sienlu
Oct 01, 2014

Up Close and Personal at the Sistine Chapel

You can't take pictures in the Sistine Chapel, although some people do sneak them in. But this is a good way to have a look up close and...
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riorich55
Mar 26, 2013

Sistine Chapel

Sistine Chapel is the best-known chapel in the Apostolic Palace. It is famous for its architecture and its decoration that was frescoed throughout by Renaissance artists including Michelangelo, Sandro...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Aug 02, 2012

A few rants on taking pictures

Perhaps more famous than the St Peter's Basilica itself, the Sistene Chapel is arguably the Vatican City's biggest single attraction. The chapel could be accessed through the labyrinthine Vatican...
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Tijavi
Sep 10, 2010

The Sistine Chapel

I guess that in every visitor's mind is the Sistine Chapel. And we were no exception. :)So, we tryed to arrive there as soon as we could. I confess that I have mixed feelings about it. Whilst in all...
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micas_pt
May 11, 2010

The Sistine Chapel

This place is FULL of people; the reason?? Because another masterpiece by Michelangelo: The Last Judgement and the Creation of Adam. Unfortunatelly pictures are not allowed but if you are a skilled...
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cinthya_in_victoria
Dec 29, 2008
 
 
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Things to Do Near Sistine Chapel - Cappella Sistina

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Vatican Museums - Sistine Chapel

more pictures around the altar the Central Part of the Basilica is the High Altar of which lies above the Tomb of Saint Peter Below of which there is a dual stairs going to a central door to the...
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St. Peter's Basilica - Basilica San Pietro

The high altar of St. Peter’s Basilica rests over the tomb of St. Peter and under the ornate canopy commissioned by Pope Urban VIII in 1624; designed by Bernini, this canopy, or baldacchino, creates a...
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St. Peter's Basilica - Basilica San Pietro

this time pictures of the entrance to Saint Peter's Tomb the Central Part of the Basilica is the High Altar of which lies above the Tomb of Saint Peter Below of which there is a dual stairs going to...
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St. Peter's Square - Piazza San Pietro

Before I went to St. Peter’s Square, I had always thought that there was just one row of Doric columns around the square, but in fact there are four. From most places in the square, you can see the...
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Vatican Museums

My top tip to enjoying the Vatican is to order your tickets in advance online to avoid waiting in the lines. We went during a time when Rome wasn't crawling with tourists and tour groups, but it was...
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Piazza San Pietro - St Peter's Square

this will be pictures of the Saint Peter and Paul Statues along the front of the Saint Peter's Basilica Welcoming the Pilgrims and Guests to Vatican City. Saint Peter's Square is the main public...
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Getting to Sistine Chapel - Cappella Sistina

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  • Monday 09:00 to 16:00
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 16:00
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 16:00
  • Thursday 09:00 to 16:00
  • Friday 09:00 to 16:00
  • Saturday 09:00 to 16:00

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