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These are the best cultural venues in town based on their, FACILITIES and ARTISTIC QUALITY.
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Published: September  29, 2014

Vatican Museums

The Vatican Museums, housed within the walls of Vatican City, display one of the biggest and most amazing artwork collections in the world. With more than 5 million of visitors per year, it is included among the top ten of world’s best-attended art museums. In more than 54 rooms located in a maze of apartments, galleries and palaces, it display works from the immense collection built up throughout the centuries including Egyptian and Etruscan relics, Greek and Roman classical sculptures, inscriptions, tombstones and busts, early Christian remnants, Italian medieval paintings, some of the most renowned masterpieces from the masters of the Italian Renaissance and Baroque art, including: Giotto, Simone Martini, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, Bellini, Correggio, Perugino, Caravaggio, Bernini and many more, along with refined tapestry and furniture, old and rare maps and countless precious artifacts. Other highlights in the Museums include the Raphael Rooms, painted by Raphael and his workshop, including the masterpiece The School of Athens; the Niccoline Chapel; the Gallery of Maps, that is considered the world's largest pictorial geographical study; the frescoes in the Borgia Apartment built for Pope Alexander VI and what many believe to be the true gem of it all, the Sistine Chapel, with the world famous Michelangelo's frescoes of the ceiling and the Last Judgment. Because of the popularity of the place it is advisable to book on line to avoid having to wake up at dawn to wait in line for hours under a scorching sun to get your ticket. Given the amount of unmissable world famous works of art that can be seen inside the Vatican, including the basilica, the museums and galleries and the renowned Sistine chapel, you may want to consider to set aside and least one full day for this visit.

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Published: September  29, 2014

Vatican Museums

The Vatican Museums, housed within the walls of Vatican City, display one of the biggest and most amazing artwork collections in the world. With more than 5 million of visitors per year, it is included among the top ten of world’s best-attended art museums. In more than 54 rooms located in a maze of apartments, galleries and palaces, it display works from the immense collection built up throughout the centuries including Egyptian and Etruscan relics, Greek and Roman classical sculptures, inscriptions, tombstones and busts, early Christian remnants, Italian medieval paintings, some of the most renowned masterpieces from the masters of the Italian Renaissance and Baroque art, including: Giotto, Simone Martini, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, Bellini, Correggio, Perugino, Caravaggio, Bernini and many more, along with refined tapestry and furniture, old and rare maps and countless precious artifacts. Other highlights in the Museums include the Raphael Rooms, painted by Raphael and his workshop, including the masterpiece The School of Athens; the Niccoline Chapel; the Gallery of Maps, that is considered the world's largest pictorial geographical study; the frescoes in the Borgia Apartment built for Pope Alexander VI and what many believe to be the true gem of it all, the Sistine Chapel, with the world famous Michelangelo's frescoes of the ceiling and the Last Judgment. Because of the popularity of the place it is advisable to book on line to avoid having to wake up at dawn to wait in line for hours under a scorching sun to get your ticket. Given the amount of unmissable world famous works of art that can be seen inside the Vatican, including the basilica, the museums and galleries and the renowned Sistine chapel, you may want to consider to set aside and least one full day for this visit.