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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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Reviewed today via mobile

This place is amazing - but you need to go early. I went at 7.15am and there was only 5-6 other people in the chapel with me. I kept walking around then did a second walk at around 10.30am and it was so packed you...More

Thank oxbonxo
Reviewed today

we got so disappointed when we went in a guards were standing at the visitors, that they had to be silent and not to take pictures, that is no way to behave in the place, respectless .

Thank DitteJ55
Reviewed yesterday

I have heard about this my whole life and I am sorry I was sorely disappointed. Not so much in the artwork but in how it is presented. You are herded in and out in a matter of a minute. You really are not allowed...More

Thank Wildcar
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our guide was wonderful from “What a Life Tours”. He told us a few hidden gems that I’m sure not every group would know. He did warn us that the guards would try to move us through quite quickly but had no idea how pushy...More

Thank Beeleedew
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A really beautiful example of history and the time taking to paint this room must have been forever however it was worth it and is exactly as you imagine. Downfall is the amount of people around, who I found to be disrespectful as it states...More

Thank Becka B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very impressive. Michelangelo's masterpiece. He alone painted it, taking 4 years. You need to read a book or get a tour guide to explain the significance of this chapel to the Catholic Church and to explain the artwork on the ceiling. Otherwise it's just a...More

Thank hayles78
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had high expectations but they were not met since the museum was sweltering hot and people are jammed packed in there. Not enjoyable. I personally prefer the ceiling in the map room.

Thank vegout2
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We invested in ‘skip the queue’ tickets. That was a good thing as we were able to walk in the museum straight away. We had to find the entrance: we had to ask for directions as no signs where visible near the basilica. It’s only...More

Thank Doyia
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Breath taking. Regardless if you are religious or not Sistine Chapel is one to see. The art the ceilings everywhere is just captivating.

Thank sassyjosie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s lovely but not that different from any other fresco. Standing room only with someone shouting silence over a microphone. I suppose you have to go once but prepare to be disappointed

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10 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
2 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
30 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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