I've seen this in person, and TRUST me...it's absolutely gorgeous. What a feat of human accomplishment.

While touring Vatican City this is one of the amazing ceilings in the Vatican Museums. A wonderful sight on a dream vacation.

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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 in the Apostolic Palace, official residence of the Pope in Vatican City. Michelangelo painted sq ft of the chapel ceiling between And the Last Judgment Michelangelo's crowning achievement.

~Michelangelo's famous ceiling in the Sistine Chapel, Vatican City | House of Becaria

(art) Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo, 1508 AD AD. Complex art in a chapel of the Vatican City.

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Michelangelo, Sistine Chapel, Vatican this shows both the ceiling and the last judgment. The ceiling is a beautiful work of art with great detail. The last judgement even has more detail and it was done 29 years after the ceiling.

Sistine Chapel - Visited it when I was 17... can't be described until you're there.

Our Honeymoon: Rome Part III-The Sistine Chapel

"Michael Angelo" painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, Vatican City, Italy. **I am pinning this because of the way they spelled "Michelangelo!

A trip to Rome is incomplete without planning a visit to the Vatican Museums, St. Peter's Basilica, and the Sistine Chapel. These 5 travel tips for visiting the Vatican Museums will help you get the most from your tour of this world heritage site. | Italy travel

Five Tips for Visiting the Vatican Museums in Rome, Italy

A trip to Rome is incomplete without planning a visit to the Vatican Museums, St. Peter's Basilica, and the Sistine Chapel. These 5 travel tips for visiting the Vatican Museums will help you get the most from your tour of this world heritage site.

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Michelangelo Buonarroti Sistine Chapel - Creation of Adam (detail) , Sistine Chapel, Vatican. Read more about the symbolism and interpretation of Sistine Chapel - Creation of Adam (detail) 4 by Michelangelo Buonarroti.

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