Drafts from the Chigi Collection. Photo courtesy of Vatican Museums.
The Vatican Museums display works from the immense collection amassed by the Catholic Church and the papacy throughout the centuries. You can see there some of the most renowned Roman sculptures. There are also some of the most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world.
The website of the Vatican Museums offers now virtual tours of their most stunning sections, which also allows you to take a look at the impressive Michelangelo’s ceiling inside the Sistine Chapel. Just sit at home and contemplate all the masterpieces with easy-to-navigate virtual tours that are also free of charge.