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Vatican Museum, Rome

Vatican Museum - Rome, Italy
Vatican Museum
Citta del Vaticano, Rome, Italy 00165Map
+39 06 6988 4676/+39 06 6988 3145
Neighborhood: Vaticano - Borgo

Musei Vaticani's unique art collection is exhibited in surroundings of unparalleled beauty. The magnificent Raphael Rooms are among the masterpieces of the collection, where each room is decorated with frescoes by great artists. The best known is The School of Athens, in which contemporary artists appear as classical characters (Leonardo da Vinci, for example, appears as Plato). The Sistine Chapel is the museum's finest treasure, and features Michelangelo's famous Last Judgement. He was one of many artists including Perugino, Botticelli, Ghirlandaio and Pinturicchio who contributed to the chapel.

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Vatican Museum General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Saturday from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
  • Type: Arts & Museums
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Ottaviano San Pietro - Musei Vaticani
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