Highlights in the Vatican museums ?

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entombment of christ Caravaggio– Several paintings by Caravaggio including the majestic Entombment
Leonardo da Vinci‘s portrait of Saint Jerome
– Works by painters Fra Angelico, Giotto, Raphael, Nicolas Poussin and Titian
– The red marble papal throne, formerly in the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano
Roman sculpture, tombstones, and inscriptions, including the Early Christian Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus and Dogmatic sarcophagus, and the epitaph of Lucius Cornelius Scipio Barbatus
– The Raphael Rooms
– The Niccoline Chapel
– The Sistine Chapel
– The Gallery of Maps: topographical maps of the whole of Italy, painted on the walls by friar Ignazio Danti of Perugia
– The frescoes and other works in the Borgia Apartment built for Pope Alexander VI …

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