Vatican Museums open at night

Friday, 10 July 2009 12:00 AM

Holiday in Rome (photo: Natasha von Geldern)

Holiday in Rome (photo: Natasha von Geldern)

There is a unique opportunity for visitors to Rome this month as the Vatican Museums will open at night for the first time on July 24th 2009.

For the first time ever tourists will be able to visit the world-famous museums from 19:00 to 23:00, with the last entrance at 21:30.

Visitors can admire important collections like the Upper Galleries, which include the candelabra, tapestries and maps, the Raphael Stanze and the incredible Sistine Chapel.

Advance booking is mandatory, and reservations can be made by phone or email.

The names of all participants are required for booking, as is the date, country and city of birth of the group leader and participants.

by travelbite.co.uk staff

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