Historic Rome: Day Two - Vatican Museums, Vatican City - Part One - Carnaby Snaps
Wall art of the Pope just outside the Cipro Metro stop which is near the Vatican Museums
Part of the 39-foot-tall Leonine Wall, the historic fortifications that form the boundary of the Vatican City, it does not however enclose the city entirely - Vatican City Museums
After climbing the entrance museum stairs you arrive in this courtyard where you can see St. Peter's Basilica in the distance - Vatican City Museums
The Pauline Halls - Vatican City Museums
A painted tile of the Trevi Fountain in the the Pauline Halls - Vatican City Museums
Piazza San Pietro and St. Peter's Basilica fresco in the the Pauline Halls - Vatican City Museums
Looking out one of the windows in the the Pauline Halls and some classic Italian stone pine trees in the Vatican museum grounds - Vatican City Museums
Piazza San Pietro and St. Peter's Basilica huge drawing in a decorative cabinet - Vatican City Museums
Despite a draconian no-photography for the paupers (mere visitors) even though Nippon TV owning the photographic rights run out years ago, a copyright that is long overdue, I still sneaked a photo of the Sistine Chapel and the famous 'Last Judgement' by Michelangelo from the doorway! - Vatican City Museums
Information plaque about the restoration of the Sistine Chapel and the famous 'Last Judgement' by Michelangelo - Vatican City Museums
Looking out over the Courtyard of the Pigna - Vatican City Museums
'Sphere Within Sphere' a bronze sculpture by Italian sculptor Arnaldo Pomodoro within the Courtyard of the Pigna - Vatican City Museums
This giant pine cone statue is known as the Fontana Della Pigna and sits under the huge arch in the Courtyard of the Pigna - Vatican City Museums
Roman plinth standing in the Courtyard of the Pigna - Vatican City Museums
Big marble head statue of Julius Caesar in the Courtyard of the Pigna - Vatican City Museums
Inside the long hall of the Chiaramonti Museum - Vatican City Museums
From left to right - Statue of Athena, Statue of Silenus, Statue of Hygieia in the Chiaramonti Museum - Vatican City Museums
Bust of Ocean in the Chiaramonti Museum - Vatican City Museums
Unknown statue in the Chiaramonti Museum - Vatican City Museums
Unknown bust in the Chiaramonti Museum - Vatican City Museums
Entrance to the Braccio Nuovo, a new wing to the Vatican City Museums
Portrait of Julia, Daughter of Emperor Titus (79-81 A.D.) in the Braccio Nuovo - Vatican City Museums
Emperor Hadrian (117 - 138 A.D.) in the Braccio Nuovo - Vatican City Museums
Silenus with the child Dionysus (Roman copy mid 2nd cent A.D.) in the Braccio Nuovo - Vatican City Museums
Entrance to the long hall of the Chiaramonti Museum - Vatican City Museums