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.
Third generation Ice Racer Jimmy Olson says he was born to build and drive. With a custom built engine and studded tires, Jimmy takes the wheel and hit... More Third generation Ice Racer Jimmy Olson says he was born to build and drive. With a custom built engine and studded tires, Jimmy takes the wheel and hits the ice for a heart-pounding ride around the track.
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