The Sistine Chapel, where the Cardinals are sealed during the Conclave
before they elect the new Pope.
Michelangelo’s overwhelming frescoes: the ceiling (the creation of Adam)
and the altar wall (the last judgment)
4. St. Peter’s Church
“Crossing the open expanse of St.Peter’s square he sensed Bernini’s
piazza having the exact effect the artist had been
commissioned to create – that of humbling all those who entered”.
The largest Christian church in the world, mother to all Catholic
churches and also known as the “museum church”.
The Swiss guards
The papal altar “the golden coffer surrounded by ninety-nine glowing oil
lamps. It was said they would burn until the end of time.”
The baldachin (or canopy) covering the very tomb of St.Peter and hiding
place of the anti-matter canister.
The grand staircase.