Only 37 when he died in 1520, Raphael was one of the most influential artists of his day.
Leonardo da Vinci created many paintings, sketches, and engineering projects in his lifetime. Here’s where to find them in Italy.
Before Christianity became the dominant religion of Rome, many people worshipped Mithras, the pagan God depicted here.
It all started with David.
The Vatican Museums welcome up to 25,000 visitors per day. Is it time for them to limit the crowds?
Each day, as many as 20,000 visitors pay up to €16 per person to enter the Vatican Museums, the highlight of which is the Sistine Chapel. This coming weekend, reports Crux, approximately 40 fans of German automaker Porsche will get to pay up to €5,000 each to take a private tour of the Vatican, which includes dinner…