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Sistine Chapel Insider

Learn first hand from an art restorer the history and importance of Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment frescos in the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel during a private presentation.

Marvel at Michelangelo’s artistic feat while enjoying an exclusive look at the behind the scenes photos of the restoration and maintenance that ensures the frescoes survive for future generations to enjoy.

The Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512, is a cornerstone work of High Renaissance art and one of the most complex frescos ever painted

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Rome
1 to 8 people
2 hours
Price by request

Learn first hand from an art restorer the history and importance of Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment frescos in the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel during a private presentation.

Marvel at Michelangelo’s artistic feat while enjoying an exclusive look at the behind the scenes photos of the restoration and maintenance that ensures the frescoes survive for future generations to enjoy.

The Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512, is a cornerstone work of High Renaissance art and one of the most complex frescos ever painted

This story can be aranged as a standalone experience or we can organize it as part of a longer customized itinerary our team would craft for you. Once selected, the concierge team will work with you to discuss and plan a suitable program as per your requirements

Participants

Group size: 1 to 8 people Prior Experience: No specific experience or knowledge is required Family Friendly: Yes, families are welcome, but please refer to etiquette notes

Timing & Duration

Duration: 2 hours

Practical

Etiquette: Respectful and silent while inside the Sistine Chapel. Please refrain from touching any of the artwork and ask for permission to take pictures What to wear: Casual wear, but shoulders and knees (pants or long skirt) must be covered at all times What to bring: No special requirements. Don't forget your camera and spare batteries, plugs may not be available

Availability

Frequency: Can be operated every day except Sunday, subject to approval Lead time: 3 to 5 business days

Small Print

Cancellation: Cancellation from 14-8 days is 50%. 7-0 days is 100%. Modifications: Modifications to an existing reservation can be requested up to 7 days prior to the date of service. However, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to make all requested changes. No Show: Forfeits the entire cost of the reservation
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The Sistine Chapel is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope, in Vatican City.
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