Vatican

FOR TURIST

Tourist Spots in Vatican City

Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel, which is located at the Apostolic Palace, is popular for housing historic items like the paintings created by famous artists such as Sandro Botticelli and Michelangelo.

Some of the paintings displayed in the chapel are The Temptation of Christ and the Scenes from the Life of Moses. Other popular paintings featured in this tourist destination are the Last Judgment and the Ancestors of Christ.

SHORT INFORMATION

Overview of Vatican

Officially name: Stato della Città del Vaticano (State of the City of the Vatican)

Capital: Vatican City

Official language: Italian

Government: Ecclesiastical, sacerdotal-monarchical

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Easter at the Vatican

Easter at the Vatican is said to be one of the most incredible spiritual journeys a Catholic can take, and it seems that every year, the Vatican receives a little more world wide attention from the nations which make it into the Pope’s address.