Here Is the Real Reason Why Photos Are Banned in the Sistine Chapel

It is not about flash photography

Photo by Calvin Craig on Unsplash

In 1512, Pope Julius II held a special vespers service. It was an evening event that was held to inaugurate the Sistine Chapel after Michelangelo had finished four years of toil painting frescos on the ceiling. It is now the most visited room in the world.

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Jason Ward

Jason Ward

Freelance Writer, Author, Journalist for 30 years. Mostly lives in Asia. www.jasonwardwriter.com, thewordofward@gmail.com Top writer in History and Culture.

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