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The Sistine Chapel is not only the best known church in all of Rome, Italy, but is undoubtedly the most famous church in the world, known mostly for its lavish architecture and Renaissance paintings. The chapel is part of the Apostolic Palace, the official Vatican City home of the Pope. Aside from the famous ceiling paintings by Renaissance master Michelangelo, the Sistine Chapel, which was built in the 15th century, is most notably the location of the Papal Conclaves, where the new Pope is chosen by the College of Cardinals. This iconic chapel is a masterpiece of art and architecture. 

  • Marvel at the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel where you will find frescoes painted by Michelangelo including The Last Judgement, a painting widely thought to be the crowning achievement of Michelangelo’s life.
  • Check out the southern wall that is covered with frescoes that tell the story of Moses, painted by some of the most famous painters in Rome.
  • Come to Rome during important religious holidays, when the walls of the Sistine Chapel are decorated with Raphael’s Tapestries, a beautiful collection of work that tells the stories of St. Peter and St. Paul.

Rome features an array of transportation options, but one of the best ways to save time and money is to buy a Roma Pass that will not only give you unlimited access to public transportation but also gets you free admission to the first two museums or archaeological sites that you visit. There is also a Hop-On Hop-Off bus that passes near most of the main attractions including Vatican City and the Sistine Chapel. The chapel is almost always crowded, so plan your trip carefully to avoid peak hours, when the wait can be up to six hours.

Hotels near Sistine Chapel

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1 Visconti Palace Hotel Rome

4 stars
4.3 / 5 3 reviews

Via Federico Cesi 37, Vaticano, Map

The hotel is strategically located in the historic, cultural and business heart of Rome and represents an ideal starting point for a leisure or business trips. General Providing state of art... More

2 BEST WESTERN Hotel Spring House

3 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

Via Mocenigo, 7 Map

Best Western Hotel Spring House Rome offers travellers comfortable accommodations and ideal starting point for exploring the historic centre of Rome, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This... More

3 Diplomatic Hotel Rome

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

Via Vittoria Colonna, 28 Map

Offering a calm atmosphere and a comfortable accommodation, the Diplomatic Hotel welcomes you in a characteristic umbertino's style building. GeneralThe hotel also offers Internet access at the... More

4 Isa Hotel Rome

4 stars
4.5 / 5 6 reviews

Via Cicerone, 39 Map

Creating a refined elegance and modern comfort, this property welcomes you for an unforgettable holiday in Rome. GeneralAt leisure, guests can visit the city of Rome and explore its beautiful... More

5 Starhotels Michelangelo Hotel Rome

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

Via Della Stazione Di S. Pietro, 14 Map

Offering cosy accommodation and quality services, this property is an ideal place for spending a wonderful and unforgettable Roman holiday. GeneralThe hotel's meeting rooms are well-appointed for... More

6 Suite Art Navona Rome

4 stars
4.3 / 5 3 reviews

Via Zanardelli, 20 Map

Housed in an elegant Renaissance building, SuiteArt Navona Resort Rome features modern furnishings and accommodations that offer a nice contrast to the old world charm of the place. From this... More

7 Columbus Hotel Rome

4 stars
4.3 / 5 22 reviews

Via della Conciliazione, 33 Map

Columbus Hotel Rome, housed in a 15th century building, provides quality accommodation for guests visiting Rome. St Peter's Basilica - a famous place of pilgrimage, Piazza Navona - a square with... More

8 Gravina San Pietro Hotel Rome

3 stars
4.0 / 5

Via della Cava Aurelia, 17 Map

With inviting and comfortable accommodations set in a quiet neighbourhood in central Rome, Gravina San Pietro Hotel Rome makes for an ideal retreat for holidaymakers visiting the capital of Italy.... More

9 Relais Dei Papi

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

Via dei Gracchi 161 Map

Offering comfortable accommodation and convenient facilities, the Relais Dei Papi Rome provides you with all of the quality amenities to make your stay a memorable one. LocationThe Relais Dei Papi... More

10 Giulio Cesare Hotel Rome

4 stars
3.5 / 5 2 reviews

Via degli Scipioni, 287 Map

Giulio Cesare Hotel Rome, a 19th century patrician villa with a lovely garden, offers travellers an elegant home away from home in the historic centre of Rome. This upscale property places... More