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Sistine Chapel

Sistine Chapel is one of the most famous Catholic places of worship in the world. It is the chapel of the Apostolic Palace, the official papal residence. The chapel was named after Pope Sixtus IV, who had it renovated in 1473, and the ceiling was painted by Michelangelo, which is an invaluable work from an artistic point of view. Its exterior is quite ascetic because it strikingly lacks decorations, domes, and a recognizable shape. On the one hand, this form of chapel construction was a widespread trend at the time of construction, and on the other hand, the function of the chapel is not to serve large masses of believers, so there is no need for more large entrances, and the like.

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