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Sistine Chapel - Cappella Sistina, Rome, Italy

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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'.

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

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