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Sistine Chapel

A renowned Renaissance sanctuary, famous for its ceiling painted by Michelangelo, and site of the Papal conclave.

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The Sistine Chapel is one of the most famous landmarks in the world located in the Vatican City, Rome. It was named after Pope Sixtus IV who commissioned the chapel's construction in the 15th century. This iconic chapel is renowned for its stunning ceiling frescoes painted by Michelangelo, depicting scenes from the bible and is a must-see attraction for art lovers and tourists alike.

seeker 1 year ago

The famous painted ceiling by Michelangelo that includes ‘The Last Judgement’ is one of the most breathtaking sites you will ever see in your lifetime! I say that strong statement without hesitation as I experienced a surreal feeling as I walked through and looked up.

40andfree 3 years ago

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