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10 must-see museums around the world [Copy link] 中文

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8. Vatican Museums,Vatican
Founded by Pope Julius II in the 6th century, the Vatican Museums are located within the city's boundaries. The museums are most famous for Sistine Chapel, residence of the Pope in the Vatican City as well as its ceiling. The chapel’s ceiling was painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512, which was considered to be the artist’s greatest achievements in painting.

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9. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Meaning the state museum, Rijksmuseum is the largest and most prestigious museum for art and history in the Netherlands. Home to thousands of masterpieces including “The Night Watch” from Rembrandt, and the museum reopened to the public after a decade-long refurbishment and modernization project.

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10. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York
The museum at Midtown Manhattan in New York City is devoted to presenting the world’s best contemporary art. Better known as MoMA among art lovers, the museum is a heaven for creative minds to look for inspiration in every aspect from its architecture, to the paintings and the films it shows.

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