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

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

Memorial
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

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

Neighborhood
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.

Locality
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.

Neighborhood
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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