Comparing Yellowstone to the Sistine Chapel is the brainchild of an ex-superintendent of Yellowstone Park.
She “was an attractive blonde,” Bai writes, “only in the sense that the Sistine Chapel had some pretty good artwork.”
As is the practice, the cardinals vote in secrecy in the Sistine Chapel and burn their ballots after each vote.
Have you been compulsively checking to see if white smoke has billowed from the Sistine Chapel yet?
As they proceed into the Sistine Chapel, the order will be given: “Extra omnes”—everyone out!
It is performed only in the Sistine Chapel, and those who have heard it never forget the grand and solemn impression it produces.
The Sistine Chapel was the most beautiful apartment in the Vatican.
Josquin was a singer in the Sistine Chapel in 1484 and his first successes as a composer were obtained in Rome.
For the Miserere in the Sistine Chapel tickets are also issued.
All the world goes to hear "mass in the Sistine Chapel," and all travellers describe it.
A chapel adjoining Saint Peter's Basilica, noted for the frescoes of biblical subjects painted by Michelangelo on its walls and ceilings. The Creation is one of the notable subjects of the ceiling paintings, and the Judgment Day is depicted on the rear wall of the chapel.
Note: Michelangelo had to work on his back to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. The project took four years to complete.