European tourist spots are freshening up

04/16/2012 | San Francisco Chronicle

A number of popular tourist attractions across Europe are undergoing renovations to give visitors a fresh view of old, much-beloved sights. Rome's Colosseum is receiving new lighting and guided tours are being expanded to previously restricted areas. Art lovers will be able to enjoy the pre-Classical Greek section at the Louvre in France when it reopens late this year, and Kensington Palace in the U.K. is gearing up for a grand reopening after a two-year renovation, opening a new permanent exhibit on the life of Queen Victoria.

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