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Priority First Early Entrance: Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums Ticket
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Priority First Early Entrance: Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums Ticket
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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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Citta del Vaticano 1, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
+39 06 6988 4676
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Reviewed yesterday

"Silencio" screams the guards, "No photo, no video" he screams, in between telling the single file group to "keep moving" around the edge of the room. The middle is completely crammed with people. No photos or video?? How can non-flash photos or video harm paintings...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You walk into the Sistine Chapel and its like time stands still, you are instantly paralysed with such emotion and love for this place of pure beauty, it’s a treasure you’ll hold in your heart and memories for ever. But no photos aloud which I...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is all you read about, kind of mind blowing to think the ceiling frescoes were painted by one man unused to painting frescoes, what a crick he must have had in his neck. They manage to keep it reasonably quiet, so nice to find...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Obviously, this is a beautiful place to visit when in Rome. However, the build-up to it was too much on our tour and it felt quite underwhelming in the end. The paintings are amazing but then so many are in the churches of Rome, in...More

Thank Jodlesshims
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was something that I thought was going to blow my mind and I was sorely disappointed. The guards cram you in like sardines and there is a constant reminder over the PA system to be quiet and asking for silence and shhh every 20...More

Thank Kallumb2018
Reviewed 2 days ago

So worth the long treck through the Vatican museums to reach the Sistine Chapel. The ceiling is truly a masterpiece and as you’re not allowed take photos, it makes more special just to be there. Shoulders and knees have to be covered at all times...More

Thank Maccers101
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The chapel itself deserves a five based on the amazing and historical artwork displayed all around the room. Not only that but the significance behind the room itself in papal history. Absolutely gorgeous. I do feel however, that the amount of people that are allowed...More

Thank Mireya M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well worth the visit. This place has to be seen to be appreciated. Truley stunning and outstanding in size.

Thank pelam1424
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

To be clear, I am rating the audio tour, not the actual Sistine chapel. We paid for a audio tour guide and it was so painfully boring we gave up halfway through. Honestly, the driest, most uninspiring audio tour I’ve ever listened to. Do yourself...More

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You’ve heard it described, but cannot fully grasp its absolute perfection without seeing it up close. Take your time. Try to get seats on the benches. We listened to Rick Steve’s audio tours here. He describes exactly what you’re looking at. No photos allowed, but...More

Thank Sammwolf
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11 September 2018|
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Response from Steve M | Reviewed this property |
Its a must see over crowded and noisy but still glad to see it.You have to go your self to make your own opinion.
Carole S
3 August 2018|
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Response from WorldtravelIzzy | Reviewed this property |
The rule is knees and shoulders covered for everyone so longer shorts would be ok.
Tammy C
31 July 2018|
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Response from johhny149 | Reviewed this property |
Officially you can't. And there are security guards looking at tourists for that particular reason.
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