Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel is a in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the pope, in . Originally known as the Cappella Magna, the chapel takes its name from Pope Sixtus IV, who restored it between 1473 and 1481.
Photo: Antoinetav, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The Papal Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican, or simply , is a church built in the Renaissance style located in , the papal enclave which is within the city of . is situated 100 metres southwest of Sistine Chapel. Photo: Rabax63, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Archaeological site
The lies under the , at depths varying between 5–12 metres below Saint Peter's Basilica. is situated 110 metres southwest of Sistine Chapel.

Tourist attraction
The Cortile del Belvedere was a major architectural work of the High Renaissance at the Vatican Palace in . is situated 120 metres north of Sistine Chapel. Photo: Dcastor, CC0.

Church
The Cappella Paolina is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace, . Photo: Sailko, CC BY 3.0.

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The City is the world's smallest country both by area and by population, and is the center of Catholicism. Photo: Michelangelo, Public domain.

is the historic medieval and renaissance center of . Photo: jimmyweee, CC BY 2.0.

Neighborhood
is an urban area that belongs to the Municipio XIX of the comune of , and to the fourteenth borough of the city. is situated 2 km northwest of Sistine Chapel.

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