Vatican Museums - Small Group Tour

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Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel tour with an expert friendly guide in a small group.You'll avoid long lines & access to the Museums with skip the line tickets and maximize your time inside this magnificent museum. Your guide will guide you through the amazing galleries housing the most important art collections who have been part of the private collections of the Popes in the past centuries. Art and history will be brought back to life and you will learn many stories & anecdotes hidden in the art works. During your tour you will discover the Galleries of the Maps, Galleries of Tapestries, Galleries of Candelabra and the Raphael Rooms and the Sistine Chapel. You will learn about Michelangelo & Raphael who have been working for the Pope Julius II in the 1500s, they have been rivals for many years, while Raphael was painting the Raphael Rooms next door there was Michelangelo painting the Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel with the Creation of Adam. Enjoy the Vatican with a dedicated Guide!

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Pass By: Vatican City

The Vatican City State, also known simply as the Vatican, became independent from Italy with the Lateran Treaty (1929), and it is a distinct territory under "full ownership, exclusive dominion, and sovereign authority and jurisdiction" of the Holy See, itself a sovereign entity of international law, which maintains the city state's temporal, diplomatic, and spiritual independence.With an area of 49 hectares and a population of about 825,it is the smallest state in the world by both area and population.

Stop At: Vatican Museums

Vatican Galleries including the one of the Maps, Tapestries and Candelabra

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Vatican Museums

Vatican Galleries

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Vatican Museums

Pine Court courtyard, Pio Clementine Museum, Apolo of Belvedere, Laocoon, Nero's bathtub, Room of Muses

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Sistine Chapel

Frescoes of Michelangelo

Duration: 30 minutes
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