VATICAN: An art lover’s paradise

So as we mentioned in our previous post, our second day in Rome started with a visit to the Vatican Museums. Mere words can’t describe the scale of work done by some remarkable artists of that era and we won’t even make an attempt. So as promised, we present you the Vatican photo blog.

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Belvedere Courtyard
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The Ceiling – Apollo and the Muses in the Hall of Muses

 

 

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Dome and the Oculus of the Round Room (Sala Rotonda)

 

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The Floor – Mosaic of Athena in the Greek Cross Hall (Sala A Croce Greca)

 

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The Floor – Mosaic of Sea Dragons in the Round Room

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The Walls – Tapestry showing the birth of Jesus Christ in the Gallery of Tapestries
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The Ceiling – The Room of Maps
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The Ceiling – The Room of Maps
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Painting of the Coronation of the Image of the Immaculate Conception – The Room of the Immaculate Conception
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The School of Athens by Raphael – Raphael Rooms
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Disputation of the Holy Sacrament by Raphael – The Raphael Rooms

 

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The Sistine Chapel Ceiling painted by Michelangelo
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The Galleries of the Library
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Stained glass painting of Mary and Jesus
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The Spiral Staircase by Giuseppe Momo
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St. Peters Basilica

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