To help ease the crunch, a second entrance is now under construction, which is likely welcomed news to travelers far and wide.
The additional entrance will offer access to less well-known parts of the fascinating and sprawling complex, including to the Ethnological Museum, which houses 80,000 objects and works of art.
Jatta has also pitched a second route to the Sistine Chapel, which draws enormous crowds on its own. It would be accessed around the Apostolic Palace and there would also be extended opening hours under the new plan.
No word on when construction of the second entrance is slated to be complete.
Additional offerings in the works include a high-tech, multimedia show that's being produced with the help of famed rocker Sting, which would be based on Michelangelo.
Dating back to the 16th century, the Vatican Museums showcase some of the most famous pieces of classical and Renaissance art on the planet, including work by Leonardo Da Vinci and frescoes by Raphael.
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