Sistine Chapel

Location: Vatican City

Architect: Baccio Pontelli and Giovanni de Dolci

Year Completed: 1481

The Sistine Chapel, constructed in 1481, is still being used by the current Pope for official ceremonies. The paintings on the walls and on the ceiling are widely considered to represent the peak of Renaissance art, especially Michelangelo's ceiling and Last Judgment on the wall behind the altar.

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