Vatican City - building

markerA The Sistine Chapel The Sistine Chapel (Capella Sistina) is probably the most famous chapel in the world. It is located inside the Apostolic Palace and was built between 1475 and 1483. It was designed by the architect Giovanni de'Dolci to order of Pope Sixtus IV. The initial purpose of the building was to create a fir... The Sistine Chapel - photo
markerB The Vatican Observatory The Vatican Observatory (Specola Vaticana) originally was established in Vatican City, but after the earthquake in the early 20th century, it was moved to Castel Gandolfo. This was also due to the fact that growing level of city lightning in Rome. It interferred with more detailed examinations of th... The Vatican Observatory - photo

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Name Vatican City
Region Vatican State
Country Vatican ()
Population 829 inhabitants