Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel in Rome Tours is one of the most culturally interesting considering the artistic wealth that characterizes it and makes the most beautiful monument of the Vatican City. The Sistine Chapel was built at the end of the fifteenth century and was dedicated to Our Lady Assumed into Heaven, famous not only for its immense beauty to host the conclave and the official ceremonies of the Pope

The inspiration of Michelangelo Buonarroti, who frescoed the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel has made it known all over the world, especially for the present Judgment on the end wall, there are also other frescoes of the greatest Italian artists such as Pinturicchio, Botticelli and Perugino.

The Sistine Chapel in Rome Tours presents you with a rectangular shape and is covered by a barrel vault attached to the walls with wings and feathers that give rise to small lunette to the side walls. The plan is composed of polychrome and there are drawings that mark the route of the procession to the altar, while a marble barrier divides the chapel into two by a party for religious services, a part of the faithful.

The relatives have the most famous frescoes such as the Last Judgement by Michelangelo in the east or the Stories of Moses in the south, up to the famous Last Supper by Rosselli's present in the north.

To be able to admire this artistic spectacle with its most beautiful frescoes you can choose to visit the Sistine Chapel in Rome Tours and learn about the most beautiful religious art has been able to give.

Here below is a small list of some driving tours in Rome just pick the one you like!

 

  • Private Tour of the Vatican and Sistine Chapel

    PrivateTourOfTheVaticanAndSistineChapel
    Type of tour: Private walking
    Tour length: 3 hours
    Depart from: At the Vatican
    Highlights: Vatican museum, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, The corridor of maps, The corridor of tapestries...and much more
     

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