travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Sistine Chapel - Cappella Sistina, Rome, Italy

 
00
    
Legend
  • General travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: n/a
erato's pictureby erato General travel tip
added on the 21st of April, 2009
I think the Sistine Chapel (called Cappella Sistina in Italian) must have seen when you're travelling to Rome, by taking a tour in the Vatican Museum.
The denomination comes from the name of the pope Sixtus the IV., who commissioned the work. Just as a curiosity, the name Sixtus has a latin origin and it means 'polished'.

Address:
Viale Vaticano, 00165 Città del Vaticano, Roma (Lazio)

 
Sightseeing in Rome (Vatican Museum)Saint Peter's Basilica, Rome
 
 
 
General
tips

Recent travel tips for Rome

  • Fonatana di Trevi
    Fontana di Trevi is one of the most beautiful fountains in the world. It must be! Obviously quite different from spectacular modern fountains this is a place of history and beauty. The fountain stands 25.9 meters (85 feet) high and is 19 [...]
    D: 0.1mi00
  • My favourite restaurant
    You should go to the 'ristorante da fratellis', located near the 'via nationale'. [...]
    D: 0.4mi00
  • Wine tasting
    Great wine tasting in the center of Rome. This place is great for all of you foodies or wine lovers. You'll be able to eat some appetizers and taste a few typical Italian wines. Included will be: -Three glasses of wine -Sample cheeses [...]
    D: 0.9mi00
  • Abbazia delle Tre Fontane
    Interesting place. It´s a Zisterzienser abbey. The apostle Paulus was apparently decapitated there. Place consists of three different churches and the abbey. Telefon: +39 065401655 info@abbaziatrefontane.com [...]
    D: 4.5mi10
  • Baba
    The only good thing about this restaurant is that pets are allowed. The rest is, well... terrible. Food is, although cheap, but little and that little is just bad. I don't say it's inedible, but why would you go to a place with an [...]
    D: 3.5mi20

Things about Rome you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Rome History

The onset of this new political era in the timeline of Rome brought about neo-political and neo-social structures. Some of these include the senate- political body composed of nobles that serve as advisors to the consul and the imperium- the entity that embodies the civil and executive power of the consul. One of the most notable changes in the newly formed structure is the classification or [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Khulna, Bangladesh
Day 01: Leave Dhaka by domestic flight for Jessore in the morning. On arrival at Jessore Airport our representative will receive and transfer you...
Sightseeing: World largest Mangrove Forest Sundarbans Forest Trips

Chemnitz, Germany
Great for a day trip starting from Dresden
History & Culture: Medieval Silver Mining Town

 

Killarney, Ireland
The National Park is huge and beautiful. It is right next to the city, so you can easily reach it wherever in Killarney you would be. The Park...
Outdoors Activities: Killarney National Park

Modhera, India
Near the river Pushpavati, there is an artistic legacy standing as Modhera Sun Temple. What carving, what detailing!!! The most amazing thing is...
General: Modhera Sun Temple

 

Ostuni, Italy
Antony is the best place to eat in all Ostuni. It's run by the owner family and they really make you feel yourself at home all the time. Prices are...
Food: Antony

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
# 1 Relaxed at untouched and idyllic beaches Not everyone are interested in crowded beach party places, there still some travelers who prefer a...
General: Top Luxury Experiences when Traveling in Cambodia

 

Vientiane, Lao People's Republic
Day 1. Arrive in Vientiane (D) You will be warmly welcomed on arrival in Vientiane and transferred to your centrally located hotel. Vientiane is a...
Sightseeing: Laos travel and tour packages

Alba Iulia, Romania
The Carolina Fortress of Alba Iulia is considered one of the seven wonders of Romania. It is a compelling group of buildings in very good state and...
History & Culture: Carolina Fortress

 

El Paso, Texas
Resembling mostly a warehouse or a wholesale store, the El Paso Saddleblanket has a wide variety of Mexican products, each one unique and well,...
Shopping: El Paso Saddleblanket

Florence, Alabama
Food is excellent and they have the best prices in town during happy hour, many things for $1. Unbeatable. Staff is also great, the environment...
Food: Applebee's Neighborhood Bar and Grille

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*