Sistine Chapel – Michelangelo’s Ceiling Masterpiece

Sistine Chapel Ceiling - Creation of Adam © Travel Signposts

Michelangelos’ Sistine Chapel Ceiling is a Masterpiece: Though named after Pope Sixtus IV, who commissioned the Chapel’s construction, the Sistine Chapel was given everlasting fame by Pope Julius II.  For, in 1508, it was he who commissioned Michelangelo to paint frescoes to cover the 10,000 square foot Sistine Chapel ceiling. But on the way to […]

St. Peter’s Basilica – A Most Sacred Shrine

St. Peter's Square, Rome

Rome’s Foremost Attraction for Pilgrims and Tourists: Formally known by the name Basilica di San Pietro, St. Peter’s Basilica is one of Rome’s foremost tourist attractions. Come here on any morning and you’ll see that a long line of visitors has already formed a big queue to visit this sacred site. If you don’t have […]