The Sistine Chapel ceiling located in the Vatican City State. It was painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512. Also, it is the most impressive example of High Renaissance art. The ceiling for the large papal chapel was built between 1477 and 1480 by Pope Sixtus IV, for whom the chapel is named. Don’t miss an opportunity to visit St Peter’s square, its dome, the Vatican museums and the Sistine Chapel during your visit to Rome. It is also important to mention that the ceiling’s various frescoes form part of a larger scheme of decoration and include such notable works as “The Last Judgement” by Michelangelo.