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The Sistine Chapel disabled travel solutions Rome accessible tours, is one of the greatest treasures of the Vatican, Rome and the world in general.

It is renowned for its frescoes that to be the temple in which you elect and appoint Popes.

Construction of the building was realized between 1473 and 1481, during the tenure of Pope Sixtus IV, from which the name of the Chapel.

The architect who designed it was Giovanni de Dolci, of which only remember the design of this architectural.

What most attracts the attention in the Sistine Chapel disabled travel solutions Rome accessible tours is not, however, its architecture, but the frescoes that entirely decorate its walls and roof.

Worked, in the large decoration of the Sistine Chapel, renowned artists such as Botticelli, Perugino and Michelangelo.

All the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel ceiling are works of Michelangelo Buonarroti, which took four years to paint the ceiling ( 1508-1512 ).

Among the most fascinating images of the frescoes of the roof there are the Stories of Genesis, occupying the central part, Ebrezza of Noah and the separation of light from darkness.

Sistine Chapel disabled travel solutions Rome accessible tours undoubtedly, The Creation of Adam is the most famous image of the Sistine Chapel.

It is located in the central part of the vault and represents the passage from Genesis in which God gives life to Adam.

On the high altar is another masterpiece by Michelangelo, The Last Judgment fresco from the large ( 13.7 12.2 m ) that illustrates what is narrated in the book of Revelation of John.

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Michelangelo took five years to paint the apse, from 1536 to 1541.

The task he was given by Pope Clement VII, to replace the frescoes that formerly decorated the walls of the apse.

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