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The Sistine Chapel

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Published by Treasures Inc .
Written in English


  • Vatican City,
  • Mural painting and decoration, Renaissance,
  • History - Renaissance,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Photo Essays,
  • History - General,
  • Individual Artist,
  • Sistine Chapel,
  • Conservation and restoration,
  • Mural painting and decoration, Italian

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9074404M
ISBN 108886921012
ISBN 109788886921015

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  The Sistine Chapel, however, though part of a museum visit, is not a museum itself. As a consecrated chapel it defines a unique religious space. "Almost twenty thousand people a day visit the Sistine Chapel - people of all origins, languages, cultures and religions/5.   Five-Year Photo Project Captures the Sistine Chapel in High-Res Detail Released in a new set of books, the photos will be used by restorers to restore and assess damage to Michaelangelo’s Author: Jason Daley. The Sistine Chapel, one of the most significant places of Christianity as it is a papal Chapel and seat of the conclave (assembly of cardinals who elect the new pontiff) preserves works of art, considered among of the highest artistic expressions of western civilization. At the end of the XV century the most important Italian painters worked here.   Sometime in your life, and hopefully more than once, you have to visit the Sistine Chapel. Do yourself a favor and look at this book before and after for even more amazement. While the good quality post restoration reproductions, paper and printing earn a hurrah, the text is comparitively shortp and deserves a companion book/5.

A proposal intended for religious institutions and parishes on a pilgrimage to the Eternal City, interested in a night open tour, without guide, of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Every Friday, from April to October the Pope’s Museums open their doors after dusk too, from to p.m., to allow visitors to enjoy an evocative. Regarded as Michelangelo’s masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel (Cappella Sistina) is a jaw-dropping attraction you must see at least once in your lifetime. Book a Tour The Sistine Chapel is one of the greatest treasures of the Vatican City, of Rome and of the world in general. The ticket for the Vatican Musuems includes the entrance into the Sistine Chapel. The chapel can be visited as last step of your tour inside the museum complex. Closing: Sundays and religious holidays. Entrance can be booked every 30 minutes. On-line reservation fee 6,00 euros per ticket. HALF VATICAN: children aged between 6 and 17 years old. Sofia and her team provide private and small group tours of the Sistine Chapel, Vatican Museums and the Basilica of St. Peter. No lines - no large groups - guaranteed. Tours from Sistine Chapel Tours tend to sell out - travelers recommend booking in advance! With skip-the-line entry and the services of a very knowledgeable guide this is an 5/5().

A. Entry to the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel require you to purchase tickets. On the other hand, entry to St. Peter’s Basilica is free. However, if you wish to skip the long lines at St. Peter’s Basilica, it is advised that you purchase a skip the line . When Michelangelo actually started painting the Sistine Chapel Ceiling at the east end, probably in the early months of , the implications of the structure had not been entirely established in his mind. The first section still contains sharp discrepancies in scale between the large figures outside the central scenes and the smaller figures that crowd within them. A fully independent visit amid the landmarks of Art and History, along a richly evocative itinerary. Discover the proposals: Full ticket: € Reduced ticket: € Online booking fee: € Open tour of the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel with audioguide. Full ticket + Vatican Museums audioguide: € Sistine Chapel, papal chapel in the Vatican Palace that was erected in –81 by the architect Giovanni dei Dolci for Pope Sixtus IV. It is famous for its Renaissance frescoes, the most important of which are the frescoes by Michelangelo on .