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Skip the line for the tickets and go directly to Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel on this guided tour of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel. Visit the best galleries of the Vatican Museums and visit St. Peter's Basilica with a professional guide in languages. The first stop is a visit to the Sistine Chapel before it opens to the public. Upon entering, you will see why the Sistine Chapel is one of Michelangelo's most appreciated masterpieces. The Sistine Chapel also serves as a meeting place for the cardinals of the Catholic Church, where new popes are elected. Visit the most famous galleries in the Vatican, including the Borgia apartments, the gallery of candelabra, the tapestry gallery and the map gallery. Before a unified Italy for almost 300 years, the Map Gallery contains painted topographic maps of Italy. This is one of our favorite places in the Vatican. Raphael's Rooms - The term Renaissance, which means "rebirth", refers to the period of European history between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries which produced a revival in art, literature and learning. An ideal Renaissance man, Raphael was one of the most famous Renaissance artists in Rome who designed and painted more sales related to the Vatican Museums. Among the main places of the Vatican Museums, you will see one of the most famous works of Raphael, The School of Athens. St. Peter's Basilica is the great center of the Vatican. Upon entering, you will encounter the largest church you have ever seen, filled with works of art by all the famous Italian historical artists. Skip the queues waiting outside in Piazza San Pietro and access the basilica through a special space. Once inside, admire masterpieces such as the Baldacchino by Bernini, La Pietà and the statue of San Pietro. While you are free to enter, this guided tour will optimize the Vatican Museums experience as you skip the long lines outside.