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Rome: Sistine Chapel & Michelangelo Virtual Tour with Guide

Product ID: 385952
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Join a licensed guide on a virtual tour of the Sistine Chapel and explore its great history and artwork. Learn about the famous Italian sculptor and painter Michelangelo.
About this activity
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Duration: 1 hour
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Listen to stories of the Sistine Chapel, its artists, and their masterpieces
  • Learn about the secrets of Michelangelo’s artistry and his reluctance to complete the work
  • Expand your knowledge about the Conclave’s rites and rituals electing a new pope
  • Join others from around the world to connect to this online experience
Full description
Participate in this live tour from the comfort of your home and get some insights from an engaging storyteller.

Discover the history and architecture of the Sistine Chapel, the artworks inside and of course the masterpiece of Michelangelo, the world-famous ceiling. 

This digital tour gives you insights into the mind of Michelangelo and his rites and rituals. Learn what role religious orders had when it comes to his greatest work. 

Learn about the procedure of the Catholic Church appointing a new pope. From the gathering of Cardinals within the Sistine Chapel, the rituals performed inside, to the billowing smoke from its chimney and what it means. 

Listen to the stories of your guide working within the Vatican Museums. They will share information about their learnings and share overlooked articles of interest about the Sistine Chapel.

Expand your knowledge as you can ask all your burning questions to your professional guide.
Includes
  • Online virtual tour
  • Vatican expert guide
What’s Not Included
  • Tips (optional)

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Meeting point

A Zoom link for this virtual tour will be provided in advance. Please note that this is a virtual tour where you can participate from home. There won't be a personal meeting at the Sistine Chapel.

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Important information
Know before you go
• You will get the registration details and link for the online experience upon booking
•A stable internet connection is required as this is a live online tour
• All start times are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
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Walks of Italy

Product ID: 385952