Vatican: Pickpockets at Sistine Chapel force tighter security

Posted on May 22, 2013 • Filed under: Europe, Tourists Robbed reports that tourists craning their necks to admire the artwork by Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel are being targeted by thieves taking advantage of the crowds. Holidaymakers have been leaving warnings on travel websites urging others not to get stung when they visit Vatican City. It has prompted calls for the Vatican to improve security and restrict the number of visitors it lets in during the day. Read article

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