Sistine Chapel - Rome, Italy The Sistine Chapel is the best-known chapel of the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope in the Vatican City. It is famous for its architecture and its decoration by Renaissance artists including Michelangelo. Michelangelo painted 12,000 sq ft of the chapel ceiling between 1508 and 1512. The ceiling, and especially The Last Judgment (1535–1541), is widely believed to be Michelangelo's crowning achievement in painting.

Sistine Chapel - Rome, Italy The Sistine Chapel is the best-known chapel of the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope in the Vatican City. It is famous for its architecture and its decoration by Renaissance artists including Michelangelo. Michelangelo painted 12,000 sq ft of the chapel ceiling between 1508 and 1512. The ceiling, and especially The Last Judgment (1535–1541), is widely believed to be Michelangelo's crowning achievement in painting.

Michelangelo's Dome - St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican.    Was present at Christmas midnight Mass with the now St. John Paul II presiding.

St. Peter's Basilica

Michelangelo's Dome - St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican. Was present at Christmas midnight Mass with the now St. John Paul II presiding.

Portofino (comuna), Ligúria, Gênova, Itália

Portofino (comuna), Ligúria, Gênova, Itália

There are so many! Leading Wineries of Napa

The Most Beautiful Churches in Rome

There are so many! Leading Wineries of Napa

Vatican, Italy  ✔I was here on Easter Sunday 1978 Checked off Bucket List

Vatican, Italy ✔I was here on Easter Sunday 1978 Checked off Bucket List

Vatican Museum, Vatican City, Italy

Vatican Museum, Vatican City, Italy

The famous double spiral staircase in the Vatican Museums.

10 Best Cities ever in the World, according to travelers

The famous double spiral staircase in the Vatican Museums.

map of rome with attractions

map of rome with attractions

The Forum, Rome, Italy                                                                                                                                                                                 More

The Forum, Rome, Italy More

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, Vatican City / yes & so much more colorful than when I saw it years ago (restoration)

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel, Vatican City / yes & so much more colorful than when I saw it years ago (restoration)

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