Photopost: Vatican Museums (Mostly Ceilings)

When it comes to choosing the places to visit in Rome, the Vatican Museums are probably high enough on your list. The queues and the ticket costs can be somewhat off-putting, I know; however, here’re some of the photos from my last trip, that may help you to make up your mind. There’s plenty to see beyond the Sistine Chapel and the famous staircase!

 

If you're thinking about the places to visit in Rome, the Vatican Museums are probably high on your list. Here're some photos, that may help you choose...

If you're thinking about the places to visit in Rome, the Vatican Museums are probably high on your list. Here're some photos, that may help you choose...

If you're thinking about the places to visit in Rome, the Vatican Museums are probably high on your list. Here're some photos, that may help you choose...

All the Baroque extravagance of gold and marble can get a little overwhelming sometimes. I love flowing silks and intricate carvings as much as anyone, but, to be honest, discovering some quieter ancient art was almost a relief. Not that they were not impressive, don’t get me wrong; it’s just next to the views like the one above, they looked downright frugal.

 

If you're thinking about the places to visit in Rome, the Vatican Museums are probably high on your list. Here're some photos, that may help you choose...

If you're thinking about the places to visit in Rome, the Vatican Museums are probably high on your list. Here're some photos, that may help you choose...

No, I still cannot explain my fixation on the local ceilings. Although the desire to exclude the endless heads of touristic groups from the frame might have had something to do with it…

If you're thinking about the places to visit in Rome, the Vatican Museums are probably high on your list. Here're some photos, that may help you choose...

If you're thinking about the places to visit in Rome, the Vatican Museums are probably high on your list. Here're some photos, that may help you choose...

If you're thinking about the places to visit in Rome, the Vatican Museums are probably high on your list. Here're some photos, that may help you choose...

If you're thinking about the places to visit in Rome, the Vatican Museums are probably high on your list. Here're some photos, that may help you choose...

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Comments

  1. AMAZING! I could never get tired of looking up at ceilings if I’d always find art like these!

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