Vatican Museums, Vatican Avenue
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Choosing a guided tour of the Vatican Museums allows you to fully appreciate the long exhibition path, ranging from Egyptian and Etruscan art to Greek and Roman art, from the Renaissance period to modern art.
This ticket guarantees skip-the-line access to the museums, as well as the possibility to visit the extraordinary Sistine Chapel with its vault frescoed by Michelangelo and Raphael’s rooms.
If you visit Rome you can’t miss the Vatican Museums on your list of things to see. The Vatican Museums are divided into 12 collections located in as many structures, organized according to a continuous exhibition path.
The museums are as follows:
Also part of the exhibition are several structures that are part of the Vatican Palaces. From the Raphael Rooms to the Sistine Chapel.
The queen of the exhibition route and one of the most fascinating monuments is undoubtedly the Sistine Chapel. Built between 1475 and 1481 AD, the Sistine Chapel was commissioned by Pope Sixtus IV and was built on the walls of the Cappella Magna.
The Sistine Chapel is particularly important and appreciated because of the masterpieces it contains. On the side walls are splendid frescoes by Perugino, Botticelli, Ghirlandaio and Michelangelo Buonarroti (Last Judgement), while the vault, frescoed by Michelangelo himself, is considered one of the most important works ever created in the world.
N.B. It is strictly forbidden to take photos or videos in the Sistine Chapel.
The ticket offers the possibility to skip the line at the entrance without having to endure long queues. However, it is necessary to go through the security checks at the entrance.
For security reasons, it is not permitted to carry bags and suitcases. However, security lockers are available at the entrance.
The ticket may not be changeable after purchase. This is due to the discretion of the Vatican.
As in St. Peter’s Basilica, it is compulsory to dress conservatively in the Vatican Museums. Shoulders and knees must be covered.
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