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Sistine Chapel

Citta del Vaticano 1, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
+39 06 6988 4676
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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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“no photography” (134 reviews)
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Citta del Vaticano 1, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
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"last judgement"
in 145 reviews
"no photography"
in 134 reviews
"no photos allowed"
in 116 reviews
"taking pictures"
in 135 reviews
"michael angelo"
in 113 reviews
"holy place"
in 151 reviews
"bucket list"
in 117 reviews
"guided tour"
in 327 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 162 reviews
"once in a lifetime"
in 89 reviews
"dress code"
in 107 reviews
"take your time"
in 129 reviews
"skip the line"
in 222 reviews
"in advance"
in 166 reviews
"chapel"
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"ceiling"
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"silence"
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Reviewed yesterday

The painting were amazing and the stories in the painting even more so. definately worth braving the crowds to see.

Thank Gary V
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the Sistine chapel and we liked being able to see the amazing ceiling and art work. It was spoilt by being way too busy and guards shouting at people not to take photos. This is supposed to be a serene experience but not...More

Thank Tombles123
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is stunning. Inside and out, every inch of this building has amazing detail and they is something to look at every step of the way. This is a very holy place so make sure your legs and shoulders are covered.

Thank Jodie J
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is so beautiful words really can’t describe. The only downside are other people! The staff clearly say “silence” and “no photographs” but so many people disrespect their rules. It is incredibly rude.

Thank EmJay1989
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I will try to keep this brief. I give this 4 stars mainly because of my audio guide from Rick Steves. He tells you where to sit/stand in the room and where to look as he details everything that is going on around the ceiling....More

Thank yogaguy829
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is our second time to visit - first with children and first with tour guide. Amazing place and guide explained the chapel and paintings well. Very busy - get there early and book on a tour.

Thank lorbyrne
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nothing new to say on what it is...it’s the Sistine Chapel...when in Rome you simply have to see it. But..... It’s very crowded, strictly no photos and you are constantly herded so you won’t really feel that comfortable to stand and take it in. The...More

Thank Aheavens
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is unavoidable to come to visit this place with high expectations. The place is fantastic and very big, and the history behind the Michelangelo frescoes is a mith. But I found them repetitive, and in some way boring. The ceiling and main wall are...More

1  Thank Ignacio_dgs
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is very famous, so you have to go of course. But with all the hype I expect something very spectacular. It is a small room with huge crowds of people, all sitting and pushing, whatever. Guards all around telling everyone not to take any...More

Thank kojonootti
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Sistine Chapel was very beautiful. You felt the paintings by Michel Angelo were looked exactly the same as the day they were painted due to the method he used to paint the ceiling. We had the privilege to be there during a prayer and...More

Thank Melody P
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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.
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mamaz45
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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MatthewRRead
15 July 2018|
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Response from wpeterson82 | Reviewed this property |
The garden tour was about an hour, then we had self-guided passes to the rest of the Vatican museums. We were there about 3 hours total. The Sistine Chapel part was the least amount of time we spent due to the crowds... More
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