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Sistine Chapel

Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Vatican City
Best of: Christianity, Chapel
The Sistine Chapel is a chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the Pope. Today it is the site of the Papal conclave, the process by which a new pope is selected. The fame of the Sistine Chapel lies mainly in the frescos that decorate the interior, and most particularly the Sistine Chapel ceiling and The Last Judgment by Michelangelo. [More Details]
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