No, you are still not allowed to take photographs of the Sistine Chapel while visiting Vatican City. Yes, I did it anyway just to try and capture the awesomeness of the accomplishment by good ol' Michelangelo. Like so many incredible artistic creations in this world, there are some that you simply must see for yourself to fully comprehend. The Sistine Chapel is one of them. A picture may be worth a thousand words, but you need at least a thousand more pictures of this place to describe it at all. Or, you can just go.