- Enjoy Vatican Museums Under The Stars in Rome

May 09, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Anyone keen to see an age-old landmark from a different perspective should take advantage of the Vatican Museums Under The Stars experience in Rome.

As the name suggests, it allows people to visit the attraction after sunset, with the first session taking place on May 6th.

The activity, which sees the Vatican Museums staying open until 23:00 local time, is available every Friday from then on until October 28th 2011.

In a statement, director of the venue Antonio Paolucci remarked: "The Pope, as the bishop of Rome, wishes to offer the most beautiful works of art to his people.

"To be open during the evening means offering the possibility for families and friends to visit the Vatican Museums together."

It is the third consecutive year that the landmark has offered the sessions, with more than 30,000 people taking advantage of the offer in 2010.

Tickets for the experience cost 15 (£13.55) plus booking fees and must be purchased online in advance of the event. There are concessions available. offers a wide selection of 5 star hotels in Rome that may appeal to culture travellers, with the website also recommending options such as the Sheraton Roma Rome.

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