More of Rome! Art & Culture-La Dolce Vita. View on original Evelina sitePiazza NavonaWearing: Zara pants, Forever 21 tops, Shoulder scarf from a Chinese silk shop, shoes Zara, RayBan sunnies for first outfit and Oliver People sunnies for second one, Micheal Kors purse
The Roman experience surely is a unique one. Today I started off by visiting the Sistine Chapel in the Apostolic Palace, the residence of the pope and where all papal affairs take place. The Chapel is located in Vatican City. There is quite a lengthy walk in the palace which feels like visiting a museum of Gold and marble to reach the famous Chapel known for Michelangelo’s masterpiece: The Creation of Adam. Unfortunately it is forbidden to photograph the paintings but it was quite nice to take a moment to admire the perfection of the intricate detail and the incredible ceiling art of the artists in a calm setting (even if there are literally a million people at once, it is recommended to not speak inside the Chapel). Each creation was so art rich, the artistic skills are unbelievable. I was surprised that The Creation of Adam painting is much smaller in real life than how it is portrayed in textbooks. Also The Creation of Adam is surrounded by other artistic masterpieces such as Trial of Moses by Botticelli, The last Judgement also by Michelangelo and many more making the ceiling a mosaic of art pieces coming together.
Later on I spent the evening at Piazza Navona. A romantic square decorated with lovely centered fountains, street side cafes, street vendors and entertainers with pizzerias and tratorria where handmade pasta can be enjoyed. A true Roman experience where outdoor inspiring architectural art and Italian life takes place.
Until next time,