As a result of lock-down many public spaces have looked to technology as a way to “open their doors”. If you close off a room in your home and re-enter it after a time you can feel your absence. This is true of grand or holy spaces as well. They require us as much as we thirst for the experiences they open within us.
The Vatican has taken this time to create 14 virtual tours. As you can see in the image there are just 6 tours visible. Select any one to view or use the side navigation arrows to page to the other tours and make a selection. Everything is here and waiting for you–
Special thanks to John Benson for sharing this fantastic discovery. Happy armchair-travel everyone!
An interactive tour of the empty Vatican Museums offers the chance to experience the Sistine Chapel and other Renaissance treasures without the crowds.
Wall Street Journal By Jan. 20, 2021 4:31 pm ET
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