Would you expect the Vatican to be leading the way in virtual reality? Probably not. But one look at this virtual tour of the Sistine Chapel might change your mind.
It takes a minute or so to load, but once it’s operational, you can use your mouse to explore every inch of one of the world’s great art spaces. It’s not quite as awe-inspiring as being there, but it’s the best you’ll get without stepping on a plane. Turn the speakers up on your computer for a little soft choral music to accompany your journey.