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Vatican City is the smallest country in the world. Within you will discover the Sistine Chapel (click the link to see an interactive tour) where you will see the amazing frescos painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512.
Look carefully, you’ll notice that most of the columns on the ceiling are not actual columns — they’re painted. The narrative begins at the altar and is divided into three sections. In the first three paintings, Michelangelo tells the story of The Creation of the Heavens and Earth:
The subjects of the frescoes:

More Amazing Art is found here!

The Vatican Museums display works from the immense collection amassed by Popes throughout the centuries including some of the most renowned classical sculptures and most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world. The museums contain roughly 70,000 works, of which 20,000 are on display and currently employ 640 people who work in 40 different administrative, scholarly, and restoration departments.
Location map of Vatican City
Vatican Museums is located in Vatican City
Opening days and times:
From Monday to Saturday
9.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. (final entry 4.00 p.m.)
Every last Sunday of the month
9.00 a.m. – 2.00 p.m. (final entry 12.30 p.m.)
Contact:
General information
+39 06 69884676
+39 06 69883145
info.mv@scv.va

Tips to visit Rome:

April to June and late September to October are the best months for travelingSt. Peter's Square is beautiful at night, as the Colosseum the largest amphitheatre built during the Roman Empire: Climb the Spanish Steps:
Next: Get an ice cream near the Trevi Fountain and view other must-see attractions in Rome, the surrounding the city  (note also: "Of Further Interest").

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