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This world-famous chapel painted by Michelangelo is still used for papal elections.

Go Historic ID
Best Known As
Sistine Chapel
Full Name
Sistine Chapel
Also Known As
Cappella Sistina
41.902924° N, 12.454280° E  (map)
Viale Vaticano
Vatican City

Further Resources

  1. King, Ross. “Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling”. November 30, 2002.
  2. Graham-Dixon, Andrew. “Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel”. March 19, 2009.
  3. Pfeiffer, Heinrich W. and Steven Lindberg (trans.). “The Sistine Chapel: A New Vision”.
  4. Mcdowell, Bart and James L. Stanfield (photographer). “Inside the Vatican”. March 17, 2009.
  5. Graham-Dixon, Andrew. “Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel”. February 2, 2009.
  6. Bruschini, Enrico. “Vatican Masterpieces”. December 30, 2006.
  7. Wallace, William E.. “Michelangelo: The Artist, the Man and his Times”. November 30, 2010.


  • Jamal lowe commented on April 23, 2014:

    This is still a great place, even if it is in ruins