Mexico City to open replica of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel

The story of how it took 18 years to finance and build the murals.

    It has taken 18 years for Mexico City’s replica of the Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel to be completed; it will open to the public this week.

    A retired graphic designer spent years of his time recreating the iconic images on the ceiling of his local church.

    He relied on donations from friends and parishioners to finance the murals.


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