Forget museums! Here are ten places to see amazing works of art in situ.
On Nov. 1, 512, Michelangelo Buonarroti completed the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, his crowning achievement in painting. Decorated with scenes from the book of Genesis (including the Creation of Adam, pictured), the famous frescoes still attract around five million visitors a year, five centuries later.
The chapel is of course just one of the many cultural delights to be found in Rome, making it a dream destination for art lovers. Click through for nine more travel hot-spots where you can see stunning artworks in situ.
In a sprint for survival, a gentoo penguin tries to outrun a hungry southern sea lion.
Date 13-06-17, Duration 2:21, Views 2704
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Date 13-06-14 2:31
Tooltip Information:Photographing the World’s Biggest SharkVideo by:Description: Underwater filmmaker and photographer Tom Campbell has time to snap just one photo of a whale shark, the world’s largest fish.Rating: 3.5Views: 5661
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Tooltip Information:Owl Dad Hunts to Feed ChicksVideo by:Description: A snowy owl father hunts around the clock for lemmings to feed to his hungry chicks. Mortality for owlets is high in the arctic; a stockpile of lemmings can help them survive during bad weather, when hunting is difficult.Rating: 4Views: 3223
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Tooltip Information:Welcome to the Hippo SpaVideo by:Description: At this full-service “hippo spa,” a swarm of hungry cleaner fish cleanses a hippo of dead skin, parasites, and even dung.Rating: 4Views: 1835