Where is The Sistine Chapel in Rome?

What is Sistine Chapel?

The Sistine Chapel is one of the greatest gems of the Vatican and the whole world.

Its decoration amazes and it is important since popes are chosen and crowned there. The architect responsible for the construction of this masterpiece was Giovanni de’ Dolci. Undoubtedly, thousands of tourists come to visit the Sistine Chapel because of its fascination frescoes that completely cover the walls and the ceiling. Moreover, such artists as Botticelli, Luca, and Michelangelo worked on the Chapel. “The Creation of Adam” is the most popular fresco painting by Michelangelo, located in the central part of the vault. Another important artist’s masterpiece is “The Final Judgement” is located over the high altar of the Chapel.

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Author: Yekaterina Zusmann

Yekaterina Zusmann
For the last five years I live in Rome, Italy. Recently, I've graduated from the American university of John Cabot with major in communication and minor in entrepreneurship. I have a passion for writing, traveling, and exploring new things.

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