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Vatican Museums: an excursion to the very center of the cultural universe

This tour is completely unusual, as it hides a whole world, a whole Universe of masterpieces of art. The Vatican Museums are a huge number of galleries and halls in which the most interesting and valuable exhibits of the great masters of the past are exhibited. And finally, the Vatican Museums are among the most visited not only in Italy, but throughout the world.

The Sistine Chapel occupies one of the main places in the complex of the Vatican Museums. It is here that you can see Michelangelo's famous fresco called The Last Judgment.

Belvedere Courtyard - here you will see buildings whose architecture will remind and tell you about the High Renaissance. In addition, you will see the statue of Apollo, Perseus, the statue of Aphrodite of Knidos and other interesting exhibits.

The Pius Clementine Museum will surprise you with no less interesting art objects, which are exhibited in 8 rooms.

The Gregorian Egyptian Museum, which has 9 rooms, and which exhibits statues of pharaohs, ancient mummies, sarcophagi and various cult Egyptian objects dating back to the 3rd century BC.

In the Pine Cone Yard, you will find various unusual exhibits that are exhibited in the open air. For example, here you will see a gigantic pine cone that adorns the fountain, which is an ancient symbol of life. Also, you will definitely be interested in the sculpture "Sphere within a sphere", which is a symbol of the life of modern people.

Pinakothek - more than four hundred works are exhibited here, by examining which you can better understand and study the history of the development of painting from the primitive style of the Middle Ages to the 19th century.

Raphael's Stanzas are four rooms painted by Raphael himself and his students in the period from 1508 to 1517.

Among other things, the Vatican Museums include galleries of Candelabra, Tapestries and Maps, the Immacolata Hall, the Museum of Philately and Numismatics, the Ethnological Museum, the Gregorian Etruscan Museum and many, many others. As you understand, you will have something to see and marvel at!

We invite you to take part in an exciting tour with entrance tickets to the Vatican Museums, in which you will be accompanied by a licensed guide. The duration of the tour is 3 hours. The cost is 65 euros per person.

Finally, we want to share with you one more useful information: the Vatican Museums are closed on Sundays, except for the last Sunday of the month. On this day, admission is absolutely free!