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 1477 and 1480.

Landmarks in the Area

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

The Vision of Constantine is an equestrian sculpture by the Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, located in the Scala Regia by in . Photo: Sailko, CC BY 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The Papal Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican, or simply St. is situated 100 meters southwest of Sistine Chapel. Photo: Alvesgaspar, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Archaeological site
The Vatican Necropolis lies under the , at depths varying between 5–12 metres below Saint Peter's Basilica. is situated 110 meters southwest of Sistine Chapel. Photo: Mogadir, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Vatican City, officially Vatican City State, is an independent city-state enclaved within , . Photo: Marcus Winter, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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

The Palatine Hill, which is the centremost of the Seven Hills of Rome, is one of the most ancient… is situated 3 km southeast of Sistine Chapel. Photo: Lil Herodotus, CC BY-SA 4.0.

San Lorenzo is an urban zone in , Italy. Administratively it was part of both Municipio II and Quarter VI Tiburtino. is situated 5 km east of Sistine Chapel.

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